Etext & Ebook collections, websites & resources
Collection of learning materials in digital alternate formats.
Registration is free for BC educators.
ARCBC Fundamentals Webinar – March 2022
ARCBC in your Classroom Webinar – March 2022
District Partner Jane.Rondow@sd71.bc.ca
Learning Support Teacher or Teacher Librarian
Email Luisa.Pereira@sd71.bc.ca to download the book(s) you need for students with perceptual disabilities.
Unite For Literacy
This is a free wonderful collection of narrated picture books, both fiction and non-fiction.
District eBooks subscription site. Access through your school Library site. Talk to the Teacher Librarian in your school. Read Along Titles and audio books available.
School library online –
Login: student # / password (usual school login)
Explore the audio & E-book collections:
Search by title, author, genre, or topic
+ Link a VIRL card to your SORA account to access both digital collections in 1 place!
PebbleGo is curricular content articles, ready made activities and literacy supports for students of all abilities for K-2 students.
PebbleGo Next next step for 3rd-5th grade students.
SD71 Comox Valley has a subscription to both collections for school and home use.
To Get to Pebble Go:
- Go to learn71.ca
- Click on Research Databases on the right
- There is a link to Pebble Goat the top
- This link will take you to a page with a link to our Pebble Go account and to resources to help you learn all the great stuff you can do. There is also a username and password here you can use to go straight to Pebble Go. You need to log into this account with your school district email address and usual password if you are at home because of the password information.
Online ebook collection with both non fiction, fiction and read aloud options. Free Subscription for Teachers.
A collection of simple picture books created by the community. These books have built in narration. They can be customized for students who need high contract options. The collection has novels rewritten at a lower reading level.
Tar Heel Reader Books with a bar at the bottom with picture symbols to support commenting using Core Vocabulary.
Video stories with symbols for key words.
Books read by astronauts in space.
Levelled Reading and Decodable Book Resources available at the LRC
LRC has a Decodable Book collection and a Levelled Reader collection. You can find Levelled Readers conversion charts at this link: LRC Reading Resources – Learn71
To access a quick list of all of our Decodable and Levelled Readers, log into your school library, click on Catalog, then Resources then scroll down and click on:
High Interest Low Vocab Websites
List of Digital Reading Websites with QR Code access EBooks and digital reading options with QR codes – Jan 2021
Free collection of articles for kids on current events, science, sports, and more
Inquiry question responses with text, videos, vocabulary. Accessible using Immersive Reader supports when you click Listen.
Read Works is a collection of passages and comprehension questions at various levels in numerous subject areas. FREE
The collection of free articles in the Westcoast Reader are labelled with Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 book icons. The levels are comparable to Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 2 to 6.
Online and print based Newspaper for a minimal cost.
Sports articles for kids.
CK-12 K 12 Foundation is a non profit organization dedicated to improving student learning by providing access to FREE, high quality learning materials. Flex books, simulations, interactives and more are provided for a variety of subjects.
SQWORL Collections (Visual website set up)
SQWORL Collection of Ebooks & E-Text
Collection of Ebooks and EText sites and apps for computers or iPads.
Collection of High Interest Low Vocab websites that can be used on computers, iPads, smartboards or as whole class tools.
Collection of websites and tools to support UDL (Universal Design for Learning) when doing Novel Studies.