1. PBS Learning Media

    Antonyms and Synonyms

    • Resource ID: PBS414
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students learn about synonyms and antonyms through physical activity. The teacher calls out a series of commands.

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    Off Target

    • Resource ID: PBS416
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A neighborhood kid Marcus Barnes has the power…well, kinda. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve at throwing wordballs so he can join The Electric Company. 

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    Reflexive Pronouns and Subjects | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS411
    • Grade Range: 2–6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Reflexive pronouns reflect the subject of the sentence. A reflexive pronoun is a pronoun that is preceded or followed by the noun, adjective, adverb, or pronoun to which it refers within the same clause.

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    How to Recognize a Phrase | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS398
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A phrase is a group of related words that does not include both a subject and a verb. It only has one or the other!

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    Using the Correct Verb Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS357
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Verb tense is used to show when an action occurs, whether it is in the past, the present, or the future.

  6. PBS Learning Media

    Using the Present Progressive Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS387
    • Grade Range: 3–7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Present progressives describe an action in progress, or something that started in the past and is still happening. It is formed with the helping "to be" verb in the present tense and the present participle of the verb.

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    Blast Off! | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS319
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Miss Elaina gets upset when her pretend cardboard spaceship breaks, and she doesn’t want to play any longer. But Daniel reminds her, it doesn't matter what toy they play with, because he came to play with her, not her toys.

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    Magician's Apprentice | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS405
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Becky gets roped into joining a magician's act.

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    No Dinosaurs Allowed | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS276
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Prince Wednesday wants to pretend to be a loud dinosaur while Daniel and Katerina are playing house. They find a way to play together when he agrees to be a quiet dinosaur.

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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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  11. PBS Learning Media

    T.D.'s Report on Inventor Tom Adams—Martha Speaks

    • Resource ID: PBS385
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts with this Martha Speaks video! T.D. gives a report in class about the inventor of chewing gum, Tom Adams.

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    Instruction | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    • Resource ID: PBS395
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Curricular materials tell us what to teach, and instruction informs us of the best way to teach. This section includes information about both the "what" and "how" of evidence-based teaching.

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    Tips from the Playground: ER/EST

    • Resource ID: PBS372
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Reggie explains the uses and abilities of the suffixes "er" and "est." This resource verbally and visually demonstrates to students how these two suffixes function.

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    Commercial: Big Word

    • Resource ID: PBS430
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This commercial for "Bite Sized Word Bits Bar" teaches students how to break up large words into easy, syllable-based pieces. This resource teaches children spelling, decoding, and sight-reading habits and skills.

  15. PBS Learning Media

    Using Proper Punctuation for Titles | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS390
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Small works (short stories, essays, magazine and newspaper articles, etc.) are indicated with the use of quotation marks. Larger works, such as books or movies, are indicated either through italics (in typing) or underlining (handwriting).

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    We're the Tiger Family Band | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS282
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Help kids exercise their imaginations and explore music with Daniel Tiger. Daniel imagines that his whole family is in a band together—even baby Margaret.

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    Babies in the Neighborhood | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS286
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Help kids to exercise their imaginations and memory skills with Daniel Tiger. Daniel pretends that he and his friends are babies again.

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    What Else Could I Be? | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS288
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Daniel imagines that he dresses up as different things. Encourage kids to take on multiple roles while playing pretend.

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    Daniel Performs The Nutcracker | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS290
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Help kids to learn to conquer their fears with Daniel Tiger. Daniel fills in for Prince Wednesday as the Nutcracker, and Katerina plays Clara on the neighborhood stage. Despite his nerves, his performance is a success!

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    Friends are Different and the Same | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    • Resource ID: PBS291
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Help kids appreciate the similarities and differences among their peers with Daniel Tiger. Skin color, hair, glasses, braces, even a tail—Daniel and his friends are different in many ways, but there are also many ways that they are the same.