• 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: 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: 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: E3RdM3L05
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Style and Syntax (English III Reading)

    You will be able to evaluate the authors’ style and syntax, and evaluate how effective style and syntax are to the overall meaning of the text.

    • 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: E6RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Texts (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres (including literary text) and support the findings with textual evidence.