• Resource ID: PBS338
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

    In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
    Screen reader support enabled.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L10
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo How to Read and Analyze a Short Story (English III Reading)

    You will be able to read and analyze a short story using your knowledge of literary and poetic devices.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L5
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Reading and Writing to a Prompt (English III Reading and Writing)

    You will learn skills necessary for reading and writing to a prompt.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L4
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Reading for Main Idea and Supporting Ideas (English III Reading)

    You will learn to find and analyze the main idea and supporting ideas in a variety of texts.

    • Resource ID: PBS412
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Marvin K. Mooney Activity

    In this activity, students get to combine the world of literacy and physical movement! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully 

    • Resource ID: PBS421
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Waddle

    Get your students up and moving in this Kindergarten through 5th grade activity that connects literacy, creativity and movement! Students act out different animals in the book “Waddle” as the teacher reads aloud. 

    • Resource ID: PBS354
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Music Video: Reading with Feeling

    The Burnham Brothers sing "Reading with Feeling," a song explaining the importance of reading with the feelings ascribed to the characters and events. This resource teaches reading techniques and fluency.

    • Resource ID: PBS328
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Reading Strategies

    This resource group teaches students a wide variety of reading strategies. It touches on such issues as careful reading and follow-through, context clues, capitalization, transition words, features of printed text, and the relationship between text and illustration.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Identifying Rhetorical Devices in Arguments to Aid Understanding (English III Reading)

    You will be able to identify strategies authors use in order to make their arguments more easily understood.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Diction and Tone (English III Reading)

    You will be able to make decisions about an author’s word choice or diction in order to discover the author’s tone(s).

    • Resource ID: PBS368
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Comic Cam: Expressive Reading

    Jennifer Barber introduces the different characters she created for her stories when she was seven years old. She reads one of her stories using different voices to differentiate between the three characters. 

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L8
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Making Connections Between a Text and Current and Historical Events (English III Reading)

    You will learn to use strategies that help you make connections between a text and events that happened in the past, as well as events that are happening now.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L6
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Dialect (English III Reading)

    You will be able to determine why a character’s dialect may contribute to the meaning of the text.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Irony (English III Reading)

    You will be able to identify the irony in a text and evaluate its importance to the meaning of the text.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Evaluating the Effectiveness of Arguments, i.e., Identify Fallacies (English III Reading)

    You will learn strategies to help you determine whether a written argument is logical and/or valid.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L03
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Imagery (English III Reading)

    In this lesson, you will be able to identify the imagery in a text and evaluate its effectiveness.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Allusion (English III Reading)

    In this lesson, you will be able to find the allusions in a text, and discuss the role allusions play in helping you understand the text.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L07
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Simile and Metaphor (English III Reading)

    You will be able to identify the similes and metaphors in a text and evaluate their importance to the meaning of the text.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L4
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Distinguishing Between Inductive and Deductive Reasoning (English III Reading)

    You will be able to decide whether an author uses inductive or deductive reasoning in a particular argument.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L5
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Identifying Logos, Ethos, and Pathos in an Argument (English III Reading)

    You will be able to identify and evaluate the author's use of logos, pathos, and ethos in an argument.