Grade Eight – Second Language

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Grade Eight – Second Language2018-07-13T16:21:45+00:00

Learning Commons Resources

Second Langugage eBooks

We have a wide variety of books, curriculum and CDs that cover this topic.

Curriculum Examples

  • French for Beginners
  • Le Francais Facile!  –The Easy French
  • Teach me French
  • Easy French Reader

Search Terms

Use the following keywords to search for resources:

  • French
  • Spanish

To enter the Search Portal, click on the banner located at the top of this page.

HCOS Rosetta Stone Foundations Gr. 5 – 9

Subscriptions

Log in to BrainPOP Français for the French BrainPOP site, or to BrainPOP Español or BrainPOP Hispanic Heritage for the Spanish BrainPOP sites.  These Spanish and French sites are recommended for Gr. 4-8 and are intended for students who speak these languages fluently, or are looking to reinforce language skills.  They are not meant to be language learning tools.

In BrainPOP you will find short animated movies, to creatively engage students in learning.  (Gr. K-8 and some high school content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Curio.ca.  Search for the Grade 8-9 French Immersion site, French Second Language, or Oniva!, a French program for 9 to 13-year-olds with interviews, reports, interesting facts, etc.)

Curio.ca offers the audio and video content from CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and Radio-Canada for unique Canadian content.  (K-12, but mostly high school content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Discovery Education Canada and look for the World Languages options.  For Grade 8, these may include Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Spanish.

Discovery Education Streaming Plus offers students award-winning digital or multimedia content.  (K-12 content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to the ERAC K-12 Resource Collection, which will show recommended French book lists for Grade 8.  This will also give you ideas of books to search for in the OverDrive library or your local public library.

The ERAC K-12 Resource Collection (ERAC = Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) identifies and evaluates learning resources from the Ministry of Education perspective.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Learn360 and select a topic under World Languages.   The languages with videos available are Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Sign Language and Spanish.

Learn360 is a media-on-demand service or digital video library for Gr. K-12, with digital, audio and other support materials.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to SAS® Curriculum Pathways and browse for Spanish resources.

SAS® Curriculum Pathways provides interactive tools, resources, and apps for grades K-12.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to World Book, then choose the Spanish site, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (for Gr. 8-12), or the French site, L’Encyclopédie Découverte (for Gr. 8-12).

World Book is our online encyclopedia with research sites for all ages from K to 12.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

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