1. PBS Learning Media

    Music Video: Chunking

    • Resource ID: PBS397
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Jessica and Shock rap about chunking, a method used to break down multi-syllable words. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, decoding, and spelling.

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    Lights, Camera, Beetles | The Electric Company

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

    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. 

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    Electric Sound Off—N Blends

    • Resource ID: PBS406
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Marcus and Annie play Electric Sound Off.  In order to win, they must create sentences using the most "n-blends," words in which the letter "n" works with another letter. 

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    Sight Word Spelling

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

    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. 

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    Road Trip—N Blends

    • Resource ID: PBS437
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    While in the car with their father, Charlotte and Henry play a game comparing n-blends in words like "around" and "bang" on billboards and signs along the road. The goal of this resource is decoding.

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    Tips from the Playground: X

    • Resource ID: PBS440
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Reggie explains that while the letter "x" usually makes the "ks" sound, it also sometimes makes the "z" sound. 

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    Firedog Freddie—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS273
    • Grade Range: K–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This video will help children understand the parts of a story. Helen reads her favorite childhood story to Jake and Martha.

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    T.D. Tells a Story—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS274
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This Martha Speaks video will help children identify the key elements of a story and build vocabulary. T.D. tells Jakey a story he wrote about Martha.

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    Getting to the Game (PDF) | Martha Speaks

    • Resource ID: PBS386
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    The PDF of the interactive, informational story "Getting to the Game" designed for in-classroom use.

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    A Clubhouse Mystery | IPTV Kids Clubhouse

    • Resource ID: PBS422
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this clip from IPTV KIDS Clubhouse, Dan Wardell and DanBot receive a mysterious letter in the mail and must follow clues to discover what the letter is communicating and who it is from!

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    Junk or Treasure: A Clubhouse Story | IPTV Kids Clubhouse

    • Resource ID: PBS425
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In this clip from IPTV KIDS Clubhouse, DanBot thinks Dan Wardell’s stuff is useless junk and gets rid of it! Dan teaches DanBot how seemingly useless junk can be repurposed or reused in valuable ways!

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    A Gardener's Poem | Think Garden

    • Resource ID: PBS427
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This video from KET’s Think Garden collection explores the many roles of a gardener through a short, fun poem.

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    Forming and Using Possessive Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS335
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Possessives show when a noun belongs to someone. It is often indicated with an apostrophe "s," but when words end in "s" only an apostrophe is added.
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    Music Video: Capitalize

    • Resource ID: PBS336
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Lisa sings "Time to Capitalize" to teach children the rules of capitalization. This resource teaches capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and the concept behind proper nouns.

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    What Are Collective Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS340
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A collective noun is a word that refers to a group, such as a collection, a herd, a team!
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    How to Use the Correct Capitalization | No Nonsense Grammar

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

    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!

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    Words from the Wild: R

    • Resource ID: PBS329
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Jahreese identifies words containing the letter "r" around his neighborhood in Harlem. This resource teaches reading, decoding, spelling, and vocabulary.

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    Road Trip—Long U

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

    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.

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    Martha's Memory—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS333
    • Grade Range: 2–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Help children understand point of view in storytelling and build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha and friends discuss what the words "certain" and "sure" mean, and Martha shares her version of how a game they played ended.

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    Music Video: Jessica & Shock—"IE" Song

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

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