Learning Commons Resources

Novel/Literature Studies

More Gr. 4 Language Arts eBooks

We have a wide variety of books, curriculum and DVDs available.

Curriculum Examples

  • Language Lessons for the elementary child
  • 6+1 Traits of Writing
  • English for the Thoughtful Child
  • Essentials in Writing
  • Just Write: Creativity and craft writing
  • Learning Language Arts through Literature
  • Language Power
  • Encyclopedia of Bible truths – Language Arts/English
  • Poetry Speaks to Children
  • Bullying and Digital Citizenship
  • Core competency packs that cover a range of topics such as responsibility, honesty, personal awareness etc.

Search Terms

Use the following keywords to search for resources:

  • English
  • core competencies
  • socio-emotional primary
  • reading
  • character
  • phonics
  • Spelling
  • Writing
  • Poetry
  • language arts

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

Subscriptions

Log in to BrainPOP to find the English Language Arts videos available OR go to BrainPOP Educators (no login required) which has the option to choose BC curriculum standards.

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 Discovery Education Canada and search for English Language Arts topics.  There will be topics such as:  Composition, Grammar, Literature and Reading, as well as Documentation, Preparation and Study Skills for help with research.

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 Explora Primary with the username and password that you will find on your parent home page in Encom under ‘Curriculum Resources’ or at the Subscriptions site in the Learning Commons Search Portal.

EBSCOhost’s Explora is a site to encourage student research with extensive, reliable content and ease of use.  (K-12 content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to EverFi to find “Summer Slugger” – Summer Slugger (Grades 4-5) Baseball-themed, game-based  Math and Language Arts learning.

EverFi produces digital courses, such as: financial literacy, STEM, diversity and inclusion, student loan management, digital citizenship, civic awareness, entrepreneurial thinking, alcohol and substance abuse, and sexual assault prevention.  (Gr. 1-12)  Look for a full description (and a list of all courses available) under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

First log in to Learn360 before you choose a topic or “click” on a link.  Once in Learn360 select a topic such as English & Language Arts, then filter for the appropriate grade range.

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.

NoveList  Plus can find the perfect book for you!  Log in to NoveList Plus.  Type in your favourite author, keyword, or book title, and the NoveList database will search its rich collection of titles, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more. NoveList will even search by genre, popularity ratings, and readability level (Lexile scores).

NoveList Plus is a book database for Gr. K-12 students who want to find a book to read.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

 

Log in to Reading Eggspress.

Reading Eggspress is our online reading program that makes learning reading and phonics fun and motivating for students in Gr. 3-6.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to SAS® Curriculum Pathways.

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 Kids (Gr. K-5) through the parent home page in Encom under “Curriculum Resources” or through the Subscriptions page in the Learning Commons Search Portal.

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.