1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Skits and Martha Bake a Cake—Martha Speaks

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

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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!

  9. 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!

  10. What is Communication? | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

    • Resource ID: PBS225
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, IPTV KIDS Clubhouse co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, kids learn about a variety of verbal and nonverbal ways to send and receive messages, including American Sign Language, Braille, and many more.

  11. Read a Good Book: Communicating by Drawing | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

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

    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.

  12. T.D.'s Report on Inventor Tom Adams—Martha Speaks

    • Resource ID: PBS385
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    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.

  13. Bananas | The Electric Company

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

    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.

  14. Unmuffins | The Electric Company

    • Resource ID: PBS420
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Learn about the vocabulary words unsure, unbelievably, undo, unfriendly, and unusual with The Electric Company in an undeniably exciting adventure. Something funny is going on. The Pranksters are being very helpful and The Electric Company is being awfully unfriendly. 

  15. Minute to Win It

    • Resource ID: PBS423
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity is based on the popular game show, Minute to Win It! Students form into groups of 4-5 and perform various exercises for one minute in order to gain points. 

  16. Fitness Bingo

    • Resource ID: PBS424
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This activity is similar to traditional bingo. Each student gets a fitness bingo card. Creating space between them and their peers, students will act out the exercise if they have it on their bingo card. 

  17. Road Trip—Long E

    • Resource ID: PBS434
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    In the car with their father, Henry and Charlotte play a game collecting words containing the "ee" and "ie" vowel combinations from signs and billboards along the road. This resources teaches reading, sight-reading, and decoding.

  18. Road Trip—OY

    • Resource ID: PBS436
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Charlotte and Henry play a game collecting and comparing words which use the "oi" and the "oy" letter combinations. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, spelling, pronunciation, and decoding.

  19. Martha's Perspective—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

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

    Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha defines the word perspective.
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  20. Pressure—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

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

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