Resources by Subject → Language

BookBox

Free online animated books, puzzles, pdf stories, and mp3s with a selection of titles available not only in English and French but also in a variety of languages.

BookBox

Share My Lesson

Find the right resources & lessons by education level.
When you get into a classroom where the teacher didn’t leave a lesson plan, then you may pull out one of the lesson plans from this website!

Share My Lesson

OISE Literacy

This website is helpful to access all the new ideas coming from the innovative minds at OISE involving literacy. The information on this website is based on the Ontario literacy curriculum.

OISE Literacy

Media Smarts

This website supports media literacy programs and provides teachers with lesson plans to use to develop student media literacy.

Media Smarts

TED ed

This website can be used in the classroom to supplement lessons from math to art. With the TED club there are even lesson plans to teach you how to teach students to give a ted talk. Teachers can use a TED talk as a culminating task for the students. This is great for oral literacy and modern learning.

TED-ed

 

A to Z Teachers Printable Books

This page contains a variety of printable books with different levels of the same story to support students at different reading levels.

A to Z Teachers Printable Books

Ten Great Activities: Teaching with the Newspaper

This website provides ten ideas for teaching using just a newspaper. Ideas include: read and write for meaning, read a map, sequencing, vocabulary work, find the math, and more.

Ten Great Activities: Teaching with the Newspaper

Poverty Discussion in the Classroom

“As teachers, we can bring the topic of poverty forward and build it in to language, history, social studies, or health classes, for example. When our students understand the value of eliminating poverty, they can creatively engage in school community social action projects to effect positive change.”

Poverty Discussion in the Classroom

Critical Media Project

This site offers diverse media projects that look at the ‘politics of identity’ with a focus on race, gender, sexuality and class. Although geared towards the high school age group, some of these projects can definitely be used in Grade 7 and 8.

Critical Media Project 

 

CBC Digital Archives

A rich library of past CBC video footage and radio content that support a range to topics including the environment, civil unrest, biotechnology, racism, sports, and youth. The teacher’s section with learning materials to support the use of the CBC archives in the classroom. There is also a French language site.

CBC Digital Archives