Grade Nine – English Language Arts

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Grade Nine – English Language Arts2019-02-26T16:08:07-07:00

Learning Commons Resources

Gr. 9 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
  • Learn to Write the Novel Way
  • Essentials in Writing
  • Brave Writer
  • Learning Language Arts through Literature
  • Language Power
  • Wordsmith
  • Student Writing Intensive (IEW DVDs and packs)
  • Put that in Writing
  • Media Literacy
  • Lightning Literature
  • The Elegant Essay
  • 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
  • Literature
  • Core competencies
  • Socio-emotional intermediate
  • Reading
  • Character
  • Writing
  • Poetry
  • Language arts

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

HCOS Gr. 9 English Online Course

Subscriptions

Log in to BrainPOP or go to BrainPOP Educators (no username/password required), which has the option to choose BC curriculum standards.  For Language Arts there are a number of BrainPOP videos available.

In BrainPOP you will find short animated movies, to creatively engage students in learning.  (Gr. K-12)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Curio.ca and look for English language resources or categories.  There is an “English Language Arts K-9” section in the Resources under Curricula.

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 English/Language Arts for topics such as Composition, Grammar, Literature and Reading.  There is also information on Research and Study Skills, such as Documentation, Preparation and Study Skills.

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.

To search Explora High School, log in to Explora Secondary.

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.

GALE CENGAGE Learning and GALE Databases:  Log in to your parent home page in Encom, or through the Search Portal at the Search Portal landing page to find the links, usernames and passwords for the various GALE sites:  “Canada in Context”, “Global Issues in Context”, “Gale Virtual Reference Library”, “Science in Context” and “Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources”.

GALE CENGAGE Learning is a world leader in eResearch and educational publishing.  (Gr. 9-12)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in at Kidblog, a site in which students can present their portfolio digitally, and develop a personal learning network in a safe, moderated environment.

Kidblog is a secure, private blogging platform created specifically for educational use.  (Gr. K-7+)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in at Learn360 and search for English and Language Arts topics.

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 SAS® Curriculum Pathways to search for English Language Arts and Grade 9-12.

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 and choose World Book Advanced (Gr. 8-12).  Not only are there topics relating to English Language Studies, but also great helps for Research and Study Skills.

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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