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Academic OneFile This link opens in a new window
Journals and reference sources covering the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and many other subjects.
Global Issues in Context This link opens in a new window
International viewpoints on a range of cross discipline global issues, topics and current events. Database contains topic and country portals for detailed analysis.
Britannica High School Edition This link opens in a new window
Reference articles, journals, magazines, websites, multimedia, and curriculum content for high school students. Includes dictionary, atlas and student workspace.
Gale In Context: High School (formerly Student Resources in Context) This link opens in a new window
For students in Gr. 6+, this database provides cross-curricular support for for papers, projects, and presentations in areas such as history, sports, science & health, geography, government, social issues, arts & literature, world cultures & religions, biographies, and business.
Curio.ca - Sharpen Your Mind This link opens in a new window
Educational programming, collections, teacher resources, Ontario curriculum alignment etc. from CBC Learning and Radio-Canada Contenus éducatifs . Includes News in Review. Available in English & French
How to write an essay...
This interactive helps students develop an outline for an expository essay. (scroll to top)
This link has information on expository essays--what they are and what you need to do.
This link has information on what a narrative essay is and how to write one.
This link is about descriptive essays and how to write them.
Gr. 9-12: Ask Us/Demande Moi
Gr. 9-12: How do I start my research?
Gr. 9-12: How do I cite my sources?
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