1. PBS Learning Media

    Fitness Bingo

    • Resource ID: PBS424
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This activity is similar to traditional bingo. Each student gets a fitness bingo card. Creating space between them and their peers, students will act out the exercise if they have it on their bingo card. 

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    Road Trip—OO

    • Resource ID: PBS431
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Charlotte and Henry play a game comparing words which use the "oo" letter combination and the different sounds they make. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, speeling, pronunciation, and decoding.

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    Road Trip—Long U

    • Resource ID: PBS331
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Knowing that "ew" and "u" produce the same sound, Henry and Charlotte play a game collecting words using those letters/letter combinations from signs and billboards along the road.

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    Kid Math's Coming to Dinner | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS369
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Becky brings home her newest friend Rex, AKA Kid Math. They discuss having a secret identity while Becky's dad cooks.

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    Music Video: Jessica & Shock—"IE" Song

    • Resource ID: PBS337
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Shock and Jessica rap and beatbox about how to pronounce the "ie" vowel combination. This resource teaches decoding, reading, and sight-reading.
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    Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: UE

    • Resource ID: PBS393
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Shock and James play "True or Not True" using words that contain the letters "ue" to demonstrate the sound made by that letter combination. The goal of this resource is reading, sight-reading, spelling, and decoding.

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    Road Trip—Long E

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

    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.

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    Book Buddies | Engaging with Literature

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

    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.

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    Lesson Builder Template | Engaging with Literature

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

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

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    Unforgettable Elephants

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

    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. 

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    Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

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

    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.

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    Prefixes & Suffixes

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

    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.

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    Road Trip—N Blends

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

    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.

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    Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: AI

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

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

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    Road Trip—OY

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

    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.

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    Tips from the Playground: OE

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

    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. 

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    Tips from the Playground: OU/OW

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

    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

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    Magician's Apprentice | WordGirl

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

    Becky gets roped into joining a magician's act.

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    A Gardener's Poem | Think Garden

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

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

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    Words from the Wild: R

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

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