• Resource ID: PBS372
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: ER/EST

    Reggie explains the uses and abilities of the suffixes "er" and "est." This resource verbally and visually demonstrates to students how these two suffixes function.

    • Resource ID: PBS385
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media T.D.'s Report on Inventor Tom Adams—Martha Speaks

    Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts with this Martha Speaks video! T.D. gives a report in class about the inventor of chewing gum, Tom Adams.

    • Resource ID: PBS389
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media How to Use Commas with Conjunctions | No Nonsense Grammar

    Conjunctions can join two separate clauses, but sometimes they need commas. Learn how to do so correctly.

    • Resource ID: PBS398
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media How to Recognize a Phrase | No Nonsense Grammar

    A phrase is a group of related words that does not include both a subject and a verb. It only has one or the other!

    • Resource ID: PBS410
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Using Commas and Quotations | No Nonsense Grammar

    Quotations and commas are two very useful punctuation tools that indicate dialogue and brief pausing in sentences. Learn how to use them correctly!

    • Resource ID: PBS414
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Antonyms and Synonyms

    In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students learn about synonyms and antonyms through physical activity. The teacher calls out a series of commands.

    • Resource ID: PBS416
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Off Target

    A neighborhood kid Marcus Barnes has the power…well, kinda. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve at throwing wordballs so he can join The Electric Company. 

    • Resource ID: PBS452
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Nature Cat | Track That Animal! | 3

    Nature Cat, Daisy, Squeeks, and Hal had to track Sir Gallahad in Heartthrob Hamster. Animals leave clues behind that allow people to find out about where they've been. 

    • Resource ID: PBS387
    • Grade Range: 3–7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Using the Present Progressive Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    Present progressives describe an action in progress, or something that started in the past and is still happening. It is formed with the helping "to be" verb in the present tense and the present participle of the verb.

    • Resource ID: PBS390
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Using Proper Punctuation for Titles | No Nonsense Grammar

    Small works (short stories, essays, magazine and newspaper articles, etc.) are indicated with the use of quotation marks. Larger works, such as books or movies, are indicated either through italics (in typing) or underlining (handwriting).

    • Resource ID: PBS409
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media How to Capitalize Titles | No Nonsense Grammar

    Capitalizing titles of books, movies, etc. can be tricky at first glance, but is easy to figure out. Remember to capitalize the first word, last word, and any important words within the title.

    • Resource ID: PBS411
    • Grade Range: 2–6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Reflexive Pronouns and Subjects | No Nonsense Grammar

    Reflexive pronouns reflect the subject of the sentence. A reflexive pronoun is a pronoun that is preceded or followed by the noun, adjective, adverb, or pronoun to which it refers within the same clause.

    • Resource ID: PBS201
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Here Is the Beehive

    This rhyme can start a conversation with the child about where bees live, where they keep their honey, how they sound, and what they look like. It can help the child learn new words.

    • Resource ID: PBS343
    • Grade Range: 2–6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Proper Case of Pronouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    Pronoun case is determined by how we use the pronoun in a sentence. There are three ways: subjective, when the pronoun does something; objective, when something is done to our pronoun;

    • Resource ID: PBS388
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Simple and Compound Sentences | No Nonsense Grammar

    A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. A simple sentence contains a subject and a verb and by itself contains a complete thought. A compound sentence contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinator: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so.

    • Resource ID: PBS454
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Season Fitness

    Students have fun in fitness as they follow along with their teacher to perform various exercises and stretches found in the different seasons. Doing activities like playing baseball and cross-country skiing, students learn about the varying seasons