• 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: PBS407
    • Grade Range: K–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Sight Word Spelling

    In this lesson students explore with movement and creativity to make words come alive! Using sight word flashcards, students use their bodies to spell out simple sight words. 

    • 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: PBS428
    • Grade Range: PreK–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Chinese Folktale: The Little Rabbits

    This video features the Chinese story "The Little Rabbits" in both English and Chinese. The story has elements of the Western stories “Little Red Riding Hood” and “The Three Little Pigs.” 

    • Resource ID: PBS399
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Lights, Camera, Beetles | The Electric Company

    Jessica and Hector plan to surprise their cousin with a bug zoo for his birthday party. When Francine steals the prized rhino beetle, it's up to the Electric Company to get it back in time to save the party. 

    • Resource ID: PBS223
    • Grade Range: PreK–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Colombian Folktale: Pastorcita

    This video features the Colombian story Pastorcita in both English and Spanish. Pastorcita has many elements that are similar to “Little Bo Peep.

    • Resource ID: PBS423
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Minute to Win It

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity is based on the popular game show, Minute to Win It! Students form into groups of 4-5 and perform various exercises for one minute in order to gain points. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Fitness Bingo

    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. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—OO

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—Long U

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Kid Math's Coming to Dinner | WordGirl

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

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

    PBS Learning Media Music Video: Jessica & Shock—"IE" Song

    Shock and Jessica rap and beatbox about how to pronounce the "ie" vowel combination. This resource teaches decoding, reading, and sight-reading.
    Screen reader support enabled.

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

    PBS Learning Media Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: UE

    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.

    • 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: PBS332
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Activity: Episode 102: Hansel and Gretel | Super Why!

    Make these gingerbread cookie letters with your child to teach lots of literacy skills: letters of the alphabet, the names and sounds of letters and word writing.

    • 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: 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.