1. Make Connections Between and Across Literary Texts

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L2
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to make connections between and across texts, including other media (e.g., film, play), and provide textual evidence.

  2. Analyze the Development of Plot through Characters in Literary Text/Fiction

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L4
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how the internal and external responses of the characters, including their motivations and conflicts, contribute to the development of the story’s plot.

  3. Understanding Drama

    • Resource ID: E6RdM2L6
    • Grade Range: 6
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn how to explain a playwright’s use of dialogue and stage directions.

  4. Spelling

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L7
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn strategies to help you edit your writing for correct spelling.

  5. Write a Personal Narrative (English 7 Writing)

    • Resource ID: E7WrM1L2
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will write a personal narrative that has a clearly defined focus and communicates the importance of or reasons for actions and/or consequences.

  6. How to Write a Personal Narrative (English 7 Writing)

    • Resource ID: E7WrM1L1
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will learn prewriting strategies in order to write with a clearly defined focus for your narrative.

  7. Denotation and Connotation (English I Reading)

    • Resource ID: E1RdM1L2
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    You will be able to distinguish between the denotative (dictionary) meaning of a word and its connotative (emotions or associations that are implied rather than literal) meaning.

  8. Sign the Sing-A-Long Song | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS222
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Sign language transforms this popular nursery rhyme. This bilingual sing-along teaches "If you're happy and you know it" in English and Sign language.

  9. 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.

    Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para entender las partes de una historia. Helen lee su cuento favorito de la niñez a Jake y Martha.

  10. 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.

  11. Quincy's Letter Q Song | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS233
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A musical tale about the letter "Q" and a boy named Quincy on a quest to find a rare bird who lived in a nest. This resource focuses on vocabulary that starts with the letter "Q."

  12. Colombian Folktale: Pastorcita

    • Resource ID: PBS223
    • Grade Range: PreK–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This video features the Colombian story Pastorcita in both English and Spanish. Pastorcita has many elements that are similar to “Little Bo Peep.

  13. 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.

  14. R-Run | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS247
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Gym is in session! Today's activity: running. Running starts with the letter R. This resource focuses on letter recognition.

  15. I Love Words | Sesame Street

    • Resource ID: PBS257
    • Grade Range: PreK–1
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Abby Cadabby sings a song about words she loves.

  16. Here Is the Beehive

    • Resource ID: PBS201
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This rhyme can start a conversation with your child about where bees live, where they keep their honey, how they sound and what they look like. It can help your child learn new words and how the world works.