• Resource ID: PBS354
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Music Video: Reading with Feeling

    The Burnham Brothers sing "Reading with Feeling," a song explaining the importance of reading with the feelings ascribed to the characters and events. This resource teaches reading techniques and fluency.

    • Resource ID: PBS328
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Reading Strategies

    This resource group teaches students a wide variety of reading strategies. It touches on such issues as careful reading and follow-through, context clues, capitalization, transition words, features of printed text, and the relationship between text and illustration.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L7
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Irony, Sarcasm, Paradox (English I Reading)

    You will be able to identify and explain the purpose of irony, sarcasm, and paradox in a text.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Identifying Rhetorical Devices in Arguments to Aid Understanding (English III Reading)

    You will be able to identify strategies authors use in order to make their arguments more easily understood.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Diction and Tone (English III Reading)

    You will be able to make decisions about an author’s word choice or diction in order to discover the author’s tone(s).

    • Resource ID: PBS426
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Read a Good Book: Creature Craft | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

    Clubhouse friends visit their local library to read and discover more about birds. In this segment, kids take on the role of a bird and create a nest. Working in teams, kids apply their problem solving skills to create birds' nests without using their hands.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 1 (English I Reading)

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2P2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 2 (English I Reading)

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1P1
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Applying Word Study Strategies (English I Reading)

    You will apply what you learned in previous lessons, (1) Linguistic Roots and Affixes, (2) Denotation and Connotation, (3) Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words, (4) Cognates, and (5) Reference Materials, to improve your fluency and comprehension.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Annotate for Meaning (English I Reading)

    You will learn how to annotate or mark a text as you read and re-read to gain a deeper understanding of the text.

    • Resource ID: E1RdM3L6
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understatement/Overstatement (English I Reading)

    You will be able to recognize and explain the purpose of understatement and overstatement in a text.

    • Resource ID: E2RdM1P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Applying Word Strategies: Multiple-Choice Review: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    You will apply what you learned in lessons 1–6 to improve your reading fluency and comprehension.

    • Resource ID: PBS368
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Comic Cam: Expressive Reading

    Jennifer Barber introduces the different characters she created for her stories when she was seven years old. She reads one of her stories using different voices to differentiate between the three characters. 

    • Resource ID: E2RdM5P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Analyze an Argument: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    You will be able to analyze the quality, relevance, and credibility of evidence that supports or opposes an argument.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM1L8
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Making Connections Between a Text and Current and Historical Events (English III Reading)

    You will learn to use strategies that help you make connections between a text and events that happened in the past, as well as events that are happening now.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L6
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Dialect (English III Reading)

    You will be able to determine why a character’s dialect may contribute to the meaning of the text.

    • Resource ID: E3RdM3L04
    • Grade Range: 11
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Irony (English III Reading)

    You will be able to identify the irony in a text and evaluate its importance to the meaning of the text.

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: E2RdM3L7
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Diction and Tone (English II Reading)

    You will be able to evaluate the role of diction and tone in literary nonfiction such as speeches, essays, and other forms.

    • Resource ID: E2RdM2P1
    • Grade Range: 10
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage: Practice 1 (English II Reading)

    You will read and annotate paired texts in order to make inferences, draw conclusions, and synthesize ideas and details using textual evidence.