• Resource ID: E6RdM2L1
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Themes in Literary Texts (English 6 Reading)

    You will learn how to infer the implicit theme in a work of fiction, distinguish theme from topic, and make complex inferences using textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: E7RdM2L5
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Analyze Point of View in Literary Texts/Fiction (English 7 Reading)

    You will learn how to analyze different points of view, including first person, third-person omniscient, and third-person limited.

    • Resource ID: PBS339
    • Grade Range: 3–6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Honk If You Agree

    In these two lesson plans, students will learn to identify issues of importance, form their opinions, and support those opinions with evidence and reason. They will also learn how to state their feelings in a persuasive manner.

    • Resource ID: PBS415
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Action Verbs

    In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students connect exercise and literacy. The teacher reads a sentence aloud and students must identify the action verb that was read and then act it out accordingly. This is a great lesson to combine focus on cognitive and psychomotor skills.

    • Resource ID: PBS312
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    PBS Learning Media Circus Star Daniel | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    Help kids exercise their imaginations with Daniel Tiger. While playing, Daniel imagines that he is a circus performer in a real circus. Help build a child's imagination and ability to tell stories.

    • Resource ID: PBS403
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Book Buddies | Engaging with Literature

    Watch as two teachers create Book Buddies with 3rd and 5th graders in this half-hour video from Engaging with Literature. Book Buddies offers students a chance to explore a book they are familiar with in new ways.

    • Resource ID: PBS404
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Lesson Builder Template | Engaging with Literature

    Download this lesson builder template as a framework for reviewing and analyzing your classroom literature lesson.

    • 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: PBS311
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Science

    PBS Learning Media The Birds are Building a Nest | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    Daniel and Katerina collect leaves and sticks for the birds to use in their nest.

    • Resource ID: PBS309
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    PBS Learning Media Can You Be the Nutcracker, Daniel? | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    Help kids learn to conquer their fears and learn new things a little at a time with Daniel Tiger. Daniel has to fill in for Prince Wednesday in a performance of The Nutcracker. He is worried that he won't be able to learn the dance steps, so he tackles them a little at a time.

    • Resource ID: PBS296
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    PBS Learning Media At The Nutcracker with Olivia | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

    Help kids to explore the arts with Daniel Tiger. Daniel's neighbor Olivia goes behind the scenes with a real ballerina before a performance of The Nutcracker.

    • Resource ID: PBS212
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    PBS Learning Media Drew Brees: Measure | Sesame Street

    Teach language, vocabulary, and listening comprehension with Celebrity Vocab clips!

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L8
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Imagery and Figurative Language

    Using textual evidence, you will be able to explain how authors create meaning through stylistic elements and figurative language emphasizing the use of personification, hyperbole, and refrains in prose and poetry.

    • 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: E6RdM2L9
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Literary Nonfiction

    You will be able to identify the literary language and devices used in memoirs and personal narratives and compare their characteristics with those of an autobiography.

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L6
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understanding Drama

    You will learn how to explain a playwright’s use of dialogue and stage directions.

    • Resource ID: PBS446
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Nature Cat | Let's Explore With Maps! | 3

    Nature Cat and friends learned some map skills as they searched for treasure in the story segment The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart. Now learn about compasses, landmarks, and maps with Nature Cat, Squeeks, and more. Finally, help Hal remember exciting new words from the reader and episode.

    • Resource ID: PBS213
    • Grade Range: PreK–K
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    PBS Learning Media Henry Cavill: Respect | Sesame Street

    Teach language, vocabulary, and listening comprehension with Celebrity Vocab clips!

    • Resource ID: E1WrM3L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context

    You will be able to write an essay that is organized appropriate to audience, purpose, and context.