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Ontario K-10 Curriculum Resources: Library Resources

A guide to Ontario K-10 curriculum resource materials available through and beyond the Tyndale library. Thank you to our former Education Librarian Mark Mueller who created and designed this resource!

Modern Languages

The following page is designed to introduce users to curricular resources available through and beyond the Tyndale Libraries for the teaching of modern languages in Ontario. To retrieve the most relevant resources we suggest you build your search strategy according to the strands and expectations in the Ontario curriculum.

Ontario Elementary Curriculum: French as a Second Language (Grades 1 to 8)

Ontario Secondary Curriculum: French as a Second Language (Grades 9 to 12)

Ontario Secondary Curriculum: English as a Second Language (Grades 9 - 12)

For a summary of the overall and specific expectations in the Ontario curriculum for French as a Second Language click on one of the documents below. English as a Second Language summary sheet is still in the works.

Find electronic resources

Finding Resources for Modern Languages at the Library

If you want to locate the items through a keyword search using the Tyndale WorldCat go to the library homepage and click on the WorldCat tab:

If you are looking for resources for teaching Modern Languages in Ontario try one of the following searches:

Reading: stories / poems / picture books

Writing: vocabulary / spelling / composition

Grammar: grammar lesson* / grammar activit* / grammar excercis*

After you click the Search with WorldCat tab you can limit your results by one of the following:

Author

Year

Content

Audience

Topic 

Click on one of the links on the left-hand side of the page to access the Ontario curriculum documents.

The links to the PDF documents contain outlines of the overall and specific expectations in the Ontario curriculum to help you build a research strategy.

It is a good idea to build your search strategy according to the expectations stated in the Ontario curriculum. Here are some examples that could help you retrieve materials for teaching a topic in Modern Languages.

Browsing Tips

Sometimes users come across valuable resources and materials simply by physically browsing the library collections. If you choose to physically browse the Education Library collections learn the Library of Congress call number ranges for your topic:

English Literature: PE

French Literature: PC 2001 - 3761

Professional Teaching Materials: LB

Textbooks: LT

Subject Guide

Interlibrary Loans

If the library does not have a book you need, we have services available to help you get it.