1. Promoting Vocabulary Development

    • Resource ID: REDBK2
    • Grade Range: K–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource outlines the components of vocabulary development. Links to videos, handouts, and sample lesson plans are included.

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    Target 2% Lessons to Support Fluency for Grades K through 5

    • Resource ID: T2P0004
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Fluency is the ability to read text effortlessly, allowing the reader to concentrate on meaning. Fluency includes reading accurately, quickly, and with prosody (appropriate phrasing, expression, and attention to punctuation).
     

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    Electric Pinball: -AVE, -ANK, and -ANG

    • Resource ID: PBS461
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A boy plays Electric Pinball making words containing the common endings "-ank," "-ang," and "-ave." This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, pronunciation, spelling, phonics, and decoding.

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    Write for Texas Overview Video

    • Resource ID: W4TX0000
    • Grade Range: 5–12
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource links to the Write for Texas online resources and includes a short video overview.

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    Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Administrator Overview

    • Resource ID: OTALAADMIN
    • Grade Range: 5–9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The Texas Adolescent Academy Administrator Overview is designed to prepare school leaders to implement a schoolwide approach to reading intervention consistent with a response to intervention, or RtI, model. 

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    OnTRACK Grade 8 English: Vocabulary Development

    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTRACK Grade 8 English Reading, Module 1, Lessons 1 and 2. Students will learn how to understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.

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    Martha's Perspective—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS334
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha defines the word perspective.
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    Pressure—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS382
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha explains the meaning of the word "pressure."

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    Strategies for Editing: Practice 1 (English I Writing)

    • Resource ID: E1WrM8P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will proofread and mark errors in spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.

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    Nature Cat | Let's Explore With Maps! | 3

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

    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.

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    Effective Introduction and Conclusion and Variety of Sentence Structures (English II Writing)

    • Resource ID: E2WrM2L1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to write effective introductions and conclusions with a controlling idea or thesis, using a variety of sentence patterns.

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    Samantha Harris: Reporter | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS204
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

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

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    Word on the Street: Observe with Murray | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS206
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    What's the word on street? Murray introduces the vocabulary word "observe."

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    David Beckham: Persistent | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS209
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

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

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    Ice Cube: Astounding | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS210
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

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

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    Henry Cavill: Respect | Sesame Street

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

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

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    Inside/Outside | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS216
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    A girl plans a picnic and learns all about the words "inside" and "outside" and what they mean.

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    Rhyme Time | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS261
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Learn all about rhyming with Grover in this fun train game! Conductor Grover leads the way as you drive the train and pick which words rhyme. Don't forget to blow the whistle! Choo choo!

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    H Is For Home | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS205
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    Take a trip through this home and discover the different words that begin with the letter "H," like "home" and "hose." This video focuses on letter recognition and vocabulary.

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    P Is for Princess | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS245
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: Early Childhood

    The letter "P" is for Princess! The Princess wears a purple dress while she has a picnic with her poodle. This video focuses on letter recognition and letter "P" vocabulary.