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

    PBS Learning Media Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    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.
     

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

    OnTrack logo Close Reading of Poetry: Practice 2 (English I 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.

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

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

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

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

    PBS Learning Media Education | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Intervention | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

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

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

    PBS Learning Media Activities | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    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.

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

    OnTrack logo Irony, Sarcasm, Paradox (English I Reading)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    OnTrack logo Applying Word Study Strategies (English I 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.

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

    OnTrack logo Annotate for Meaning (English I 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.

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

    OnTrack logo Understatement/Overstatement (English I Reading)

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