• 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.
    Screen reader support enabled.

    • 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: 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: 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: PBS370
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: OE

    Reggie explains the different sounds made by the "oe" letter combination. He uses the sentence, "Your toes come before your shoes," to help students distinguish between the two sounds while reading. 

    • Resource ID: PBS371
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: KN, GN, and BT

    Reggie discusses the silent letters in the "kn," "gn," and "bt" combinations. He advises his viewers that "the ghost is always first," meaning that in all three combinations only the second letter is pronounced. 

    • 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: 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: PBS374
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Prefixes & Suffixes

    This resource group teaches students about some of the most common prefixes and suffixes and about the effects they have on the tenses and meanings of verbs.

    • 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: 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).