• Resource ID: AAQ_01
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Icon image for TLI Asking and Answering Questions

    The Asking and Answering Professional Development provides strategies to teach students how to ask and answer questions more effectively to improve comprehension in the classroom and on standardized assessments such as the STAAR. 

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

    Icon image for TLI Determining Importance & Summarizing Informational Text

    Determining importance and summarizing is a complicated task for many readers. This professional development provides participants with instructional scaffolds that will help students comprehend informational text. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Words from the Wild: R

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

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

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—Long U

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Martha's Memory—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Martha's Perspective—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha defines the word perspective.
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    • Resource ID: PBS335
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Forming and Using Possessive Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

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

    PBS Learning Media Music Video: Capitalize

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

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

    PBS Learning Media Music Video: Jessica & Shock—"IE" Song

    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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    • Resource ID: PBS338
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media The Electric Company Magazine | Issue Two

    In this issue of The Electric Company Magazine, children will build literacy skills through games and reading adventures with Jessica and the gang.
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    • Resource ID: PBS339
    • Grade Range: 3–6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Honk If You Agree

    In these two lesson plans, students will learn to identify issues of importance, form their opinions, and support those opinions with evidence and reason. They will also learn how to state their feelings in a persuasive manner.

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

    PBS Learning Media What Are Collective Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    A collective noun is a word that refers to a group, such as a collection, a herd, a team!
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    • Resource ID: PBS341
    • Grade Range: 3–7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Relative Adverbs | No Nonsense Grammar

    A relative adverb is a word that talks about a place, time, or reason for something. Remember the three "w's": where, when, and why.
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    • Resource ID: PBS342
    • Grade Range: 2–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Third Grade Reading | STEM Guide for Teachers

    Third Grade Reading | STEM Lessons

    • 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: PBS344
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media The Most Magical Magician's Convention | WordGirl

    Everyone in the Botsford family is excited to attend the Magician's Convention, except for Becky.

    • 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: PBS347
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Activity: Vocabulary Bingo! | WordGirl

    In this WordGirl activity, students will be encouraged to review new vocabulary through playing a variation on "Bingo."