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Elementary Resources

Elementary Resources

Elementary Resources

Hello and welcome to a page just for you, filled with information and tools designed specifically for elementary students.

Learning Tools

Here are some helpful resources you can access.

Epic! for Educators

Access thousands of popular, high-quality books for K-5, free for elementary teachers and librarians.

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Rainbow Schools Library Catalogue

Search for books in your school library catalogue. Follow this link and select your school.

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Gale Databases are now available for elementary students.  These subscription based databases contain magazines, academic journals, news articles, images, videos, audio files and links to credible websites.  If you access these resources from home, you will need a password – ask your teacher or visit your library.

Canada in Context

Canada in Context delivers a full range of topics including biographies of Canadian figures, current Canadian news, as well as, information on technology, sports, industry, and more delivered from a Canadian perspective.  Grades 6 and up.

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Gale in Context Elementary

This database is designed for primary students.  Click on a picture topic and start researching!

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Gale in Context Middle School

Designed for junior and intermediate grades, Gale in Context Middle School is a great place to start your research.  In this database you will find magazine articles, newspaper articles, video, biographies and reference material.

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Canadian Atlas

Browse the Canadian Atlas for activities and games designed to help you learn about our Nation.

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Canadian Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia is a great resource for up to date information about Canada her people. This site has it all – quizzes, timelines, downloadable guides and more!

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CBC Archives

For digital and audio clips of Canada’s biggest news headlines, head over to the CBC Archives.

Access CBC Archives

Study Jams

Explore math and science through games and activities on Scholastic’s Study Jams site.

Access Study Jams

French Resources

l’Atlas du Canada

Depuis 1906, l’Atlas du Canada représente une source clé d’information géographique pour tous les Canadiens.

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Bibliothéque de Reference Virtuelle

Le meilleur de l’Internet : consultez les diverses catégories ou effectuez une recherche pour trouver des ressources fiables recommandées par des bibliothécaires.

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Dictionnaire biographique du Canada

Bienvenue dans la version en ligne du Dictionnaire biographique du Canada/Dictionary of Canadian Biography.

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Encyclopédie canadienne

En offrant à la population canadienne et aux personnes d’autres nationalités l’occasion de consulter des informations exactes et à jour concernant notre peuple et notre pays, l’Encyclopédie canadienne joue un rôle essentiel.

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Il s’agit donc à la fois d’un dictionnaire, axé sur l’étude et la présentation des mots de la langue française, et d’une encyclopédie, tournée vers la revue des différentes branches du savoir.

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