1. PBS Learning Media

    Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    • Resource ID: PBS377
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
     

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    Close Reading of Poetry: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read carefully in order to identify allusion, imagery, metaphor, and symbolism and to evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.

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    Close Reading of Prose: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read carefully in order to identify diction, tone, and irony and evaluate their impact on the meaning of a text.

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    Marvin K. Mooney Activity

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

    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 

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    Waddle

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

    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. 

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    Education | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    • Resource ID: PBS384
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Teaching reading is a complex process that draws upon an extensive knowledge base and repertoire of strategies. Find out more about best practices in reading instruction and why so many are concerned that our teachers aren't prepared to teach in today's classrooms.

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    Intervention | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    • Resource ID: PBS366
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Response to Intervention (RTI) is a 3-tier framework schools can adopt to identify and help struggling learners—before they fail. 

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    Music Video: Reading with Feeling

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

    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.

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    Activities | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    • Resource ID: PBS367
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Need some ideas for reading-based activities you can do with children? This section offers suggestions to help parents, teachers, preschool teachers, and childcare providers fill kids' days with fun and stimulating reading and writing activities.

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    Irony, Sarcasm, Paradox (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L7
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to identify and explain the purpose of irony, sarcasm, and paradox in a text.

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    Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.

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    Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.

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    Applying Word Study Strategies (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will apply what you learned in previous lessons, (1) Linguistic Roots and Affixes, (2) Denotation and Connotation, (3) Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words, (4) Cognates, and (5) Reference Materials, to improve your fluency and comprehension.

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    Annotate for Meaning (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to annotate or mark a text as you read and re-read to gain a deeper understanding of the text.

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    Understatement/Overstatement (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L6
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to recognize and explain the purpose of understatement and overstatement in a text.

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    Diction and Tone (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to evaluate the diction in a text and discover the author's tone.

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    Differentiate Between Substantiated and Unsubstantiated Opinions in a Text (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to differentiate between supported and unsupported opinions in a text.

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    Analyze Literary Essays’ Inclusion of Personal Opinions and Facts (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L13
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain why literary essays include personal opinions and facts to describe an event or situation.

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    Explain the Controlling Idea, Purpose, and Distinguish Important Details (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM5L1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to explain an expository essay's controlling idea, purpose, and important supporting details.

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    Imagery: Simile and Metaphor (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L4
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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