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Lesson Planning (Secondary)

ELL Lesson Plans & Resources (Secondary)

BCTF Lesson Topics: ESL

Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (Gr. 4-6, 10-12)
Resources for second language teacher support as well as lesson plans focused on grades 4-6 and 10-12.

Think Literacy: Cross-Curricular Approaches (Gr. 7-12)

Okanagan School of Education: English as an Additional Language: Open Educational Resources

BC Open Collection: College Skills: Intermediate English

Indigenous Education

BCTEAL: Indigenous Peoples and Canada: Language, History, Survival, and Resilience - An EAL Resource


Supporting ELLs in Mathematics 


World Geography (Gr. 9)

Business Education

Talking About Advertising (Gr. 8-12)


Learning English through Poems & Songs (Gr. 8-12)

Additional Resources

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: