• Resource ID: PBS434
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—Long E

    In the car with their father, Henry and Charlotte play a game collecting words containing the "ee" and "ie" vowel combinations from signs and billboards along the road. This resources teaches reading, sight-reading, and decoding.

    • Resource ID: PBS457
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Unforgettable Elephants

    In this video segment from Nature, witness the joy an elephant family experiences when a new baby elephant is born. This birth was a celebration within elephant society. 

    • Resource ID: PBS401
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

    Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

    • Resource ID: PBS374
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Prefixes & Suffixes

    This resource group teaches students about some of the most common prefixes and suffixes and about the effects they have on the tenses and meanings of verbs.

    • Resource ID: PBS437
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—N Blends

    While in the car with their father, Charlotte and Henry play a game comparing n-blends in words like "around" and "bang" on billboards and signs along the road. The goal of this resource is decoding.

    • Resource ID: PBS392
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: AI

    Shock and Lisa rap using words that contain the "ai" vowel combination. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, decoding, and pronunciation.

    • Resource ID: PBS436
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—OY

    Charlotte and Henry play a game collecting and comparing words which use the "oi" and the "oy" letter combinations. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, spelling, pronunciation, and decoding.

    • Resource ID: PBS370
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: OE

    Reggie explains the different sounds made by the "oe" letter combination. He uses the sentence, "Your toes come before your shoes," to help students distinguish between the two sounds while reading. 

    • Resource ID: PBS433
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: OU/OW

    Reggie discusses the pronunciation of "ou" and "ow," and how to figure out which one goes in which word. He uses the phrase "oh you go first" to demonstrate that "ou" will be used when the sound appears in the first syllable of the word

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

    PBS Learning Media Magician's Apprentice | WordGirl

    Becky gets roped into joining a magician's act.

    • Resource ID: PBS427
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media A Gardener's Poem | Think Garden

    This video from KET’s Think Garden collection explores the many roles of a gardener through a short, fun poem.

    • Resource ID: PBS329
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Words from the Wild: R

    Jahreese identifies words containing the letter "r" around his neighborhood in Harlem. This resource teaches reading, decoding, spelling, and vocabulary.

    • Resource ID: PBS396
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Comic Cam: Lazy F

    Willie Reale does a standup routine about how "ph" and "gh" make the same sound as "f." This resource teaches consonant sounds and letter combinations, reading, sight-reading, spelling, decoding, and phonics.

    • Resource ID: PBS352
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Words from the Wild: F

    Faith and Tiffany search through their home for items containing the letter "F." This resource teaches reading, decoding, and spelling.

    • Resource ID: PBS432
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: Mad at -IE-

    Reggie gives advice on how to sound out words using the "ie" vowel combination. This resource teaches decoding and reading strategies.

    • Resource ID: PBS383
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Professor Monkey Follows the Directions—Martha Speaks

    Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts with this Martha Speaks video! Professor Monkey follows instructions to make a paper airplane but accidentally uses paper that has the directions for where he needs to be! 

    • Resource ID: PBS406
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Electric Sound Off—N Blends

    Marcus and Annie play Electric Sound Off.  In order to win, they must create sentences using the most "n-blends," words in which the letter "n" works with another letter. 

    • Resource ID: PBS420
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Unmuffins | The Electric Company

    Learn about the vocabulary words unsure, unbelievably, undo, unfriendly, and unusual with The Electric Company in an undeniably exciting adventure. Something funny is going on. The Pranksters are being very helpful and The Electric Company is being awfully unfriendly. 

    • Resource ID: PBS417
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Nature Cat | Let's Save the Marsh! | 3

    Nature Cat and friends visited the marsh in the story segment Muck Amok. Now, learn along with them as they discover more about marshes and conservation. 

    • Resource ID: PBS397
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Music Video: Chunking

    Jessica and Shock rap about chunking, a method used to break down multi-syllable words. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, decoding, and spelling.