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Lesson Planning (Elementary, Middle Years)

Additional Resources

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) - Provides online information to help educators find books to meet their educational and collection management requirements. CLDC can be used for reader’s advisory, curriculum development, and more. Content includes:

  • Records for over 3,000,000 children's and young adult titles
  • More than 50 professional review sources (650,000+ reviews) and 850+ national and international young adult and children’s book awards
  • Thousands of best books lists
  • Curriculum tools

NoveList - NoveList is a database of reading recommendations, presenting fiction, nonfiction and audiobooks and includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

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Let's Find Out - Provides a curriculum of language arts, science and social studies that helps kindergarten students build early literacy skills. 

BC Teachers of English as an Additional Language (BCTEAL): Publications

  • Includes the BCTEAL newsletter, journal, and blog.

Search Power

Because the UBC Library's system for classifying materials is aimed at organizing research and scholarship, searching for curriculum materials can be difficult. We recommend using the following terms for a targeted search within the library catalogue for K-12 teaching and learning resources. These results have been limited to books and e-books in the Education Library:

Add these terms to the subject area, lesson topic, or theme to find books and other materials on your topic.

For example: "study and teaching" AND science

The below handout will provide more guidance for effectively searching for teaching resources in the UBC Library: