Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Junior/Intermediate Summer Slammin’ Literacy Resources

Junior/Intermediate Summer Slammin’ Literacy Resources

Welcome to FM’s Summer Slammin’ List for suggested literacy resources.  Please set a literacy goal for yourself this summer and go for it!  All the following resources are available, for free, through the Halton District School Board and the Burlington Public Library.  Be sure to visit any Burlington Public Library branch to get a free BPL Library card before the summer starts.

Finding a great book to read can be a challenge.  Luckily, we can access Novelist through the Burlington Public Library.  Click the following link and enjoy the adventure of finding a great books:

Orca Book Publishers have a number of high interest, low-vocabulary titles that students of varying reading levels can enjoy.  Check out their website below:

Be sure to check out popular Orca Books by Eric Walters, Sigmund Brouwer and Ted Staunton.

Have a look at some of these popular Graphic novels:

Big Nate
Stephan Pastis
Studio Ghibli

Both the Halton District School and the Burlington Public Library have extensive audiobook and ebook collections through Overdrive.  Use your Library barcode numbers to access both:

Did you know more content can be accessed through the HDSB catalogue?  Just be sure to “Limit by” “ebook/audiobook” or “streaming video”.  Click here for more digital goodness:

Have fun accessing the HDSB’s Elementary Internet Tools all summer long.  Many great products can be accessed using your HDSB network login including:  
-Britannic School
-Pebblego Animals
-Pebblego Science

The Burlington Public Library also has a wide variety of online content that can be accessed using your BPL Library card through the BPL eContent page.  Some highlights include:

-Power Knowledge

Did you know that the Burlington Public Library has its very own streaming service?  Access movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and music 24/7.  Go to the BPL eContent page, scroll down to Hoopla, and sign up for your free account today using your BPL Library Card.

By Mrs. Stafford & Mr. Cann

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