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

    PBS Learning Media Firedog Freddie—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

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

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

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

    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.

    • 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.
    Screen reader support enabled.

    • 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: 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.
    Screen reader support enabled.

    • 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: 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: 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: 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: PBS375
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Skits and Martha Bake a Cake—Martha Speaks

    Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. Skits and Martha bake a cake for Helen.

    • Resource ID: PBS378
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Read a Good Book: Communicating by Drawing | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

    IPTV KIDS Clubhouse kids read and discover more about communication! In this segment, kids go to the library and try to get their friends to guess their favorite book titles without using any words, only drawings and actions.

    • Resource ID: PBS382
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Pressure—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha explains the meaning of the word "pressure."

    • Resource ID: PBS383
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Professor Monkey Follows the Directions—Martha Speaks

    Help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts with this Martha Speaks video! Professor Monkey follows instructions to make a paper airplane but accidentally uses paper that has the directions for where he needs to be! 

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

    PBS Learning Media Getting to the Game (PDF) | Martha Speaks

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

    • 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: PBS396
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Comic Cam: Lazy F

    Willie Reale does a standup routine about how "ph" and "gh" make the same sound as "f." This resource teaches consonant sounds and letter combinations, reading, sight-reading, spelling, decoding, and phonics.

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

    PBS Learning Media Lights, Camera, Beetles | The Electric Company

    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. 

    • Resource ID: PBS401
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years

    Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.

    • Resource ID: PBS402
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Bananas | The Electric Company

    Learn about the vocabulary words binoculars, discover, observe, flustered, and admit with The Electric Company when family members need assistance. Annie's Uncle Sigmund needs The Electric Company's help to talk to an old friend who has come back to visit the neighborhood.