1. PBS Learning Media

    How to Capitalize Titles | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS409
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Capitalizing titles of books, movies, etc. can be tricky at first glance, but is easy to figure out. Remember to capitalize the first word, last word, and any important words within the title.

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    Wheel of Fitness

    • Resource ID: PBS460
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This Kindergarten through 5th grade video is similar to Wheel of Fortune. Students are chosen to spin the Wheel of Fitness and perform the exercise shown. 

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    Using Commas and Quotations | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS410
    • Grade Range: 3–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Quotations and commas are two very useful punctuation tools that indicate dialogue and brief pausing in sentences. Learn how to use them correctly!

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    Season Fitness

    • Resource ID: PBS454
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Students have fun in fitness as they follow along with their teacher to perform various exercises and stretches found in the different seasons. Doing activities like playing baseball and cross-country skiing, students learn about the varying seasons 

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    Tips from the Playground: KN, GN, and BT

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

    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. 

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    Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: OE

    • Resource ID: PBS391
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Shock and his friend rap and beatbox using words that contain the "oe" vowel combination. This resource teaches reading, pronunciation, and decoding.

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    R Blends

    • Resource ID: PBS408
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This resource group teaches students all about "r" consonant digraphs. It goes over common "r" blends, such as "tr" and "gr," and teaches students how to pronounce these blends.

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    Road Trip—Short A & Long A

    • Resource ID: PBS435
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

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

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    Tips from the Playground: QU

    • Resource ID: PBS441
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Reggie explains the relationship between "q" and "u," and the sound "qu" makes. This resource teaches reading, phonics, and decoding.

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    Electric Pinball: -AVE, -ANK, and -ANG

    • Resource ID: PBS461
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A boy plays Electric Pinball making words containing the common endings "-ank," "-ang," and "-ave." This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, pronunciation, spelling, phonics, and decoding.

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    Tim Botsford, Fashionista | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS345
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Mr. Botsford unknowingly starts the city's latest fashion trend.

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    Words from the Wild: F

    • Resource ID: PBS352
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Faith and Tiffany search through their home for items containing the letter "F." This resource teaches reading, decoding, and spelling.

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    Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: L Blends

    • Resource ID: PBS394
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Shock and James sing a song using "L blends," specifically the "sl" combination. The goal of this resource is decoding and sight-reading.

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    Comic Cam: Lazy F

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

    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.

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    Music Video: Chunking

    • Resource ID: PBS397
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Jessica and Shock rap about chunking, a method used to break down multi-syllable words. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, decoding, and spelling.

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    Lights, Camera, Beetles | The Electric Company

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

    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. 

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    Electric Sound Off—N Blends

    • Resource ID: PBS406
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Marcus and Annie play Electric Sound Off.  In order to win, they must create sentences using the most "n-blends," words in which the letter "n" works with another letter. 

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    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.

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    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. 

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    Activity: Vocabulary Bingo! | WordGirl

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

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