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LITERACY


With SORA, you can get free ebooks and audiobooks from your school

Sora - Getting Started.pdf


Reading and Writing with Your Child, Kindergarten to Grade 6, A Parent Guide

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/literacynumeracy/parentGuideLitEn.pdf


TumbleBookLibrary-free

username: simcoe

password: books

https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

 

TeenBookCloud-free

username: simcoe

password: reads

https://www.teenbookcloud.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

 

Storyline Online-free

https://www.storylineonline.net/

 

Starfall-free

https://www.starfall.com/h/

 

Bookflix-free

username: simcodsb

password: simc7729

https://digital.scholastic.com/resources/slp/#/login?productCode=bkflix&ref=MTU4NjEyMzcyOXxodHRwOi8vc2RtLWJrZmxpeC5kaWdpdGFsLnNjaG9sYXN0aWMuY29tOjgw&nalogin=c2ltY29kc2J8NzcyOQ%3D%3D


Encyclopedia Britannica-free

Username: simcodsb

Password: simc7729

www.school.eb.com


National Geographic Young Explorer Primary: Non-Fiction-free

https://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html

Sports Illustrated Kids: Magazine (currently free)

https://www.sikids.com/


Raz- Kids- free

https://www.raz-kids.com/


Bingo Reading Card! –free to download

https://www.capstonepub.com/sites/reading_is_for_everyone/assets/PDFs/Indoor-Reading-Bingo-Card.pdf


TIME for Kids-free, non-fiction

https://www.timeforkids.com/

National Geographic Kids-free

 

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/


MATH

TumbleMath-free

https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6


DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION


“Hair Love”

The story of a dad struggling to do his daughter's hair not only charmed those who saw it, but resulted in a children's book and plenty of conversations about the importance of hair and heritage in the black community.”

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“The Invisible Boy”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okAJ62ia63Q&t=59s

Ramadan

Muslim families will be celebrating Ramadan for a month beginning April 23, 2020

 

Lailah’s Lunchbox (P,J,I)


by Reem Faruqi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDy733cgrcc

 

My First Ramadan (P)

by Karen Katz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW8b5ImwYi8

“I Like Myself”

by Karen Beaumont

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTIyUKznXzk


“Be Who You Are”

by Todd Parr

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTIyUKznXzk


“Don’t Feed The Worry Bug”

by Andi Green

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM27Zj04EOM


“The Way I Feel”

By Janan Cain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITPUxVQ6UIk


“Fly Away Home”

by Eve Bunting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVISBMSIxZw


“The Heart and the Bottle”

by Oliver Jeffers 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FSuy-J_Pzk


“Stick and Stone”

by Beth Ferry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntwNEBNt3DY

 

“Strictly No Elephants”

by Lisa Mantchev

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94aMwnfIQ0o



EARTH DAY

Celebrating 50 years, April 22, 2020!

Primary

“It’s Earth Day”

by Mercer Mayer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GqM-U5dCsQ

 

Junior

“The Great Kapok Tree”

by Lynn Cherry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw0arFtHeVw

 

Intermediate

“One Plastic Bag”

by Miranda Paul

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B6p04Zph04

 

All Grades

“The Lorax”

by Dr. Seuss

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdWesdMfyd4

 

“Turtle Bay”

by Saviour Pirotta

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2Ys1CFfdtI


Animated Singalongs with Barefoot Books (currently free)

https://www.barefootbooks.com/kids/animated-videos/


TYPING SKILLS


Dance Mat-free

 https://www.dancemattypingguide.com/dance-mat-typing-level-1/


Access our online library: http://tlc.scdsb.on.ca/scdsb/school.asp?SchoolType=2&sID=133  


The Simcoe County District School Board has more than 100 school libraries, and all schools have a full-time teacher-librarian. There are approximately 1.5 million items in the current resource collection.

Teacher-librarians work with students and staff to develop collections that are engaging for students and staff. The goals are to provide relevant resources for learning, instruction and reading enjoyment.

Teacher-librarians work with students, staff, administration and families to support and improve student literacy and academic achievement.