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Alberta Education Curriculum Materials
Programs of Study outline what Alberta Teacher's are required to teach. Introductory materials frame the outcomes.
Program Supports are updated regularly and help teachers interpret the Programs of Study
ELA Implementation guides and Illustrative Examples include sample learning activities and strategies by grade. A great place to start.
LearnAlberta: Quality digital resources accessible to all Alberta students, parents and schools. U of L login provided in PSI
Authorized Novels and Non-Fiction List (AB Education)
Annotated List Grades 4-12
Download the complete PDF here for a list of novels and non-fiction reviewed for each grade. Sensitivities and considerations included. Consider evaluating more current texts and/or pairing with recent well-reviewed texts.
Curriculum Lab Subscriptions
Digital learning ecosystem from Nelson. Currently piloted at a number of AB schools. Aligns with Gr. 6-9 AB Curriculum. Contact Currlab for access and use it in your planning/with your students.
Discovery Education Canada
Multi-disciplinary video library includes lesson building tools and AB outcome search. Currlab username/password required or request your own account.
The Critical Thinking Consortium
*Create Your Own one-year Account with Access Code on CurrLab password sheet. Vancouver based advocate for critical thinking and inquiry. Several guides and resources are alsofree on their site.
AAC Assessment Materials
Generate learning activities using the sample performance tasks. Sample rubrics are also searchable. U of L Login provided in PS 1.
AB Authorized Basic Resources
Nelson Language Arts 6 by
Call Number: 372.6 Nel Gr.6
Publication Date: 1998
v.1. Nelson language art 6 : choosing peace ; v.2. Teacher's guide [for] Choosing peace ; v.3. Going the distance ; v.4. Teacher's guide [for]Going the distance
Discovery Link Databases
Interactive Language Learning program includes English, Spanish, French, Chinese Pinyin, Italian, German, and Korean (k-6).
National Film Board
Films about Canadian issues. English and French content. Education Tab has teacher supports (K-12)
National Geographic Kids Virtual Library
Access articles from National Geographic Kids magazines back to 2009, hundreds of National Geographic Books, maps, & downloadable images and videos (K-6)
Great source to help you choose books for class read-alouds, novel studies, or student recommendations. Search by theme, grade level etc. (K-12)
Videos and interactive non-fiction books (4-6)
Wigham Family Literature Site
U of L Curriculum Lab site with lists and other support for connecting students to quality literature.
Social Studies Literature Connections Grade 6
Comprehensive lists identifying literature that matches SS outcomes.
LaRue for Mayor : Letters from the Campaign Trail by Mark Teague
Number the Stars by Lowry Lois
Vote 4 Amelia by Marissa Moss (Illustrator)
Guide to Finding Literature Online
Sources for poetry, short stories and other texts online. Includes links to subscription sources available through CurrLab, LearnAlberta, and the Public Library.
Figurative Language Guide
Turtle Island voices: grade 6
Call Number: 372.4 Tur
Literacy materials created through Indigenous consultation. Includes 6 copies each of 10 different titles at varied levels. Traditional and contemporary stories. Teacher Guide included.