Below are several booklists related to different aspects of language arts in English, and to teaching English language arts.

Expository Texts

Figurative Language

Literature Circles

Narrative Texts

Persuasive Texts

Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Picture Books in Rhyme


Procedural Texts


Wordless Picture Books

Teaching English Language Arts

Finding More Resources

To find more resources in this area, try the following:

  • Search using the General tab on the UBC Library website to look for material in all UBC Library branches.
  • Search using “Search Education Resources” box in the left hand bar on the Education Library website to limit your results to physical materials in the Education Library.
  • Use specific search terms, such as “English language–composition and exercises”, “English language–study and teaching”, “language arts”, “rhyme”, “poetry”, etc.
  • To find lesson plans, include “lesson plans”, “lesson planning”, or “activity programs” in your search terms.

For more help with searching, please visit the Library Service Desk or e-mail