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

    PBS Learning Media Unmuffins | The Electric Company

    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. 

    • Resource ID: PBS421
    • Grade Range: K–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Waddle

    Get your students up and moving in this Kindergarten through 5th grade activity that connects literacy, creativity and movement! Students act out different animals in the book “Waddle” as the teacher reads aloud. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Minute to Win It

    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. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Fitness Bingo

    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. 

    • Resource ID: PBS426
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Read a Good Book: Creature Craft | IPTV KIDS Clubhouse

    Clubhouse friends visit their local library to read and discover more about birds. In this segment, kids take on the role of a bird and create a nest. Working in teams, kids apply their problem solving skills to create birds' nests without using their hands.

    • Resource ID: PBS430
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Commercial: Big Word

    This commercial for "Bite Sized Word Bits Bar" teaches students how to break up large words into easy, syllable-based pieces. This resource teaches children spelling, decoding, and sight-reading habits and skills.

    • Resource ID: PBS431
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—OO

    Charlotte and Henry play a game comparing words which use the "oo" letter combination and the different sounds they make. This resource teaches reading, sight-reading, speeling, pronunciation, and decoding.

    • Resource ID: PBS432
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: Mad at -IE-

    Reggie gives advice on how to sound out words using the "ie" vowel combination. This resource teaches decoding and reading strategies.

    • Resource ID: PBS433
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: OU/OW

    Reggie discusses the pronunciation of "ou" and "ow," and how to figure out which one goes in which word. He uses the phrase "oh you go first" to demonstrate that "ou" will be used when the sound appears in the first syllable of the word

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

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—Long E

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—Short A & Long A

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—OY

    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.

    • Resource ID: PBS437
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Road Trip—N Blends

    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.

    • Resource ID: PBS440
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: X

    Reggie explains that while the letter "x" usually makes the "ks" sound, it also sometimes makes the "z" sound. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Tips from the Playground: QU

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

    • Resource ID: PBS444
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Comic Strip Activity

    This activity will motivate spatial intelligence learners by allowing students to create their own Wilson and Ditch comic strip, and will challenge them to take Wilson or Ditch's point of view.

    • Resource ID: PBS446
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Nature Cat | Let's Explore With Maps! | 3

    Nature Cat and friends learned some map skills as they searched for treasure in the story segment The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart. Now learn about compasses, landmarks, and maps with Nature Cat, Squeeks, and more. Finally, help Hal remember exciting new words from the reader and episode.

    • Resource ID: PBS447
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Mixed-Up Headlines—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This activity will help children build vocabulary and writing skills and understand the different components of a newspaper. Explore a newspaper with them, and have them give its headlines a creative makeover.

    • Resource ID: PBS448
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Diorama Activity

    Using this activity, teach to many learning styles by having students design, create, and discuss a diorama of a particular location from Wilson and Ditch, and then create a Wilson and Ditch script about that location.

    • Resource ID: PBS450
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Activity: Picture Scavenger Hunt | WordGirl

    In this WordGirl lesson, turn on the detective spirit in your students when they must find images in magazines that match the word captions they've been given.