1. PBS Learning Media

    Martha's Memory—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS333
    • Grade Range: 2–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children understand point of view in storytelling and build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha and friends discuss what the words "certain" and "sure" mean, and Martha shares her version of how a game they played ended.

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    Silly Story Builder—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS455
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This activity will help children build vocabulary, become familiar with essential parts of a story, and develop story sequencing skills. They can create silly stories by drawing story parts out of a bag. 

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    Silly Sentences—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS453
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This activity will help children build vocabulary, develop story sequencing skills, and improve writing.  They will build vocabulary and writing skills by collecting “word bones” from a newspaper.

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    Martha's Perspective—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS334
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha defines the word perspective.
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    Mixed-Up Headlines—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS447
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This activity will help children build vocabulary and writing skills and understand the different components of a newspaper. Explore a newspaper with them, and have them give its headlines a creative makeover.

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    Pressure—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS382
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha explains the meaning of the word "pressure."

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    Wheel of Fitness

    • Resource ID: PBS460
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade video is similar to Wheel of Fortune. Students are chosen to spin the Wheel of Fitness and perform the exercise shown. 

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    Proper Case of Pronouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS343
    • Grade Range: 2–6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Pronoun case is determined by how we use the pronoun in a sentence. There are three ways: subjective, when the pronoun does something; objective, when something is done to our pronoun;

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    Activity: Awesome Alliteration | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS381
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This WordGirl lesson focuses on alliteration. Students will generate a list of alliterative words, then write an original poem using those words

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    Tim Botsford, Fashionista | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS345
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Mr. Botsford unknowingly starts the city's latest fashion trend.

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    How to Use Conjunctions | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS356
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Conjunctions are a part of a speech that connects different parts of a sentence, such as groups of words, clauses, or phrases.

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    Little Ol' Lucky Day | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS355
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    When Becky registers for a mini golf tournament, she learns about honor in this competitive sport.
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    Simple and Compound Sentences | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS388
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. A simple sentence contains a subject and a verb and by itself contains a complete thought. A compound sentence contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinator: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.

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    How to Capitalize Titles | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS409
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Capitalizing titles of books, movies, etc. can be tricky at first glance, but is easy to figure out. Remember to capitalize the first word, last word, and any important words within the title.

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    Using Commas and Quotations | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS410
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Quotations and commas are two very useful punctuation tools that indicate dialogue and brief pausing in sentences. Learn how to use them correctly!

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    Season Fitness

    • Resource ID: PBS454
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students have fun in fitness as they follow along with their teacher to perform various exercises and stretches found in the different seasons. Doing activities like playing baseball and cross-country skiing, students learn about the varying seasons 

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    States of Matter Fitness

    • Resource ID: PBS462
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: Science

    In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students use their science knowledge and apply it using physical activity! Learning about the stages of matter, solid, liquid and gas, students perform an exercise for each as the teacher calls out an object such as soup or fog. 

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    Forming and Using Possessive Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS335
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Possessives show when a noun belongs to someone. It is often indicated with an apostrophe "s," but when words end in "s" only an apostrophe is added.
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    Music Video: Capitalize

    • Resource ID: PBS336
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Lisa sings "Time to Capitalize" to teach children the rules of capitalization. This resource teaches capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and the concept behind proper nouns.

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    What Are Collective Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS340
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A collective noun is a word that refers to a group, such as a collection, a herd, a team!
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