• Resource ID: PBS345
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tim Botsford, Fashionista | WordGirl

    Mr. Botsford unknowingly starts the city's latest fashion trend.

    • Resource ID: PBS346
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Hello There, Earth Kids! | WordGirl

    Rex, AKA Kid Math, is trying to keep his identity a secret from the kids at school, but he's not doing a very good job.

    • 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: PBS355
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Little Ol' Lucky Day | WordGirl

    When Becky registers for a mini golf tournament, she learns about honor in this competitive sport.
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    • Resource ID: PBS356
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media How to Use Conjunctions | No Nonsense Grammar

    Conjunctions are a part of a speech that connects different parts of a sentence, such as groups of words, clauses, or phrases.

    • Resource ID: PBS357
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Using the Correct Verb Tense | No Nonsense Grammar

    Verb tense is used to show when an action occurs, whether it is in the past, the present, or the future.

    • Resource ID: PBS358
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media How to Use the Correct Capitalization | No Nonsense Grammar

    Capitalizing is extremely important. Not only is it proper writing, but it also makes writing look polished and finished. Learn what should be capitalized and what shouldn't!

    • Resource ID: PBS359
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media How to Use Reference Materials | No Nonsense Grammar

    A dictionary is one of the most useful reference books anybody could ever use. Learn how to properly understand a dictionary's formatting and content!

    • Resource ID: PBS361
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media How to Use Prepositions | No Nonsense Grammar

    Prepositions indicate locations, whether physical or in time. Around, in, outside, before, during. Prepositions help us know the when and where!

    • Resource ID: PBS366
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Intervention | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    Response to Intervention (RTI) is a 3-tier framework schools can adopt to identify and help struggling learners—before they fail. 

    • Resource ID: PBS367
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Activities | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    Need some ideas for reading-based activities you can do with children? This section offers suggestions to help parents, teachers, preschool teachers, and childcare providers fill kids' days with fun and stimulating reading and writing activities.

    • Resource ID: PBS373
    • Grade Range: 2–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Irregular Plural Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    While plural nouns often indicate more than one of something with a simple "s" or "es," irregular plural nouns do not. They change the word entirely. Elf becomes elves, tooth becomes teeth!

    • Resource ID: PBS377
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Engagement | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    Families play an important role in how well students do in school. Find information about the importance of teachers and parents working together on behalf of kids, as well as examples of programs that specifically make the link between home and school.
     

    • Resource ID: PBS384
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Education | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    Teaching reading is a complex process that draws upon an extensive knowledge base and repertoire of strategies. Find out more about best practices in reading instruction and why so many are concerned that our teachers aren't prepared to teach in today's classrooms.

    • 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: 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: 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: 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: PBS395
    • Grade Range: K–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Instruction | Reading Rockets: Topics A to Z

    Curricular materials tell us what to teach, and instruction informs us of the best way to teach. This section includes information about both the "what" and "how" of evidence-based teaching.

    • 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!