Category Archives: Middle School Lesson Ideas

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Canada Reads in the Classroom – Curio.ca Resource #sd60

Curio.ca has a resource to support the Canada Reads in the Classroom program available at https://curio.ca/en/collection/canada-reads-2019-2566/

They report it is suitable for ages 9-14.

Curio.ca is brought to you as an a la carte option through BCERAC’s (BC Educational Resource Acquisition Consortium) Digital Classroom bundle which we call Digmore here in SD60.

Browsing Magazines and Subjects in EBSCOhost

Did you know our Digmore digital classroom bundle includes current magazine titles like Scholastic News? It does! Magazines are available through EBSCOhost and we’ve created a short video that explains how you can use the search function to see all subjects in the magazine to help find articles of interest for your class! This is a great way to gather a variety of articles for display, printing, and sharing to students.

You can see all of our magazine titles available at https://www.prn.bc.ca/digmore/digmore/#magazines

If you would like to discover more about available magazines and EBSCOhost please contact Jarrod Bell via email and we can schedule a time!

Biographies – World Book Student

Looking for Biographies of Canadians or people from around the world? World Book Student has a Biography Center available in the top right menu of World Book Student or directly at https://www.worldbookonline.com/student-new/#/biocenter/home

You can refine the search using Area of work/interest, Nationality, Gender, and Time Period. For example there are 391 results for Canada in the biography center.

 

Canoe Kids

SD60 has purchased perpetual digital licenses for the first three editions of Canoe Kids. You will need to sign in with your Learn60 or PRN Google accounts to access the linked PDF files below.

Volume 1 – The Ojibwe Of Great Spirit Island – Learn60 LinkPRN Link

Volume 2 – The Ojibwe Of Great Spirit Island – Learn60 LinkPRN Link

Volume 3 – The Mi’kmaq of Ktaqamkuk – Learn60 LinkPRN Link

These will also be linked on the Elementary Magazines and Teen Magazines  pages.