1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Nature Cat | Let's Explore With Maps! | 3

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

    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.

  4. Mixed-Up Headlines—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

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

    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.

  5. Nature Cat | Windy Weather | 3

    • Resource ID: PBS451
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Nature Cat and the team learned about the power of wind in the story segment Breezy Rider. Read along with Nature Cat, Daisy, Squeeks, and Hal as you explore all the things that wind can do! 

  6. Nature Cat | Track That Animal! | 3

    • Resource ID: PBS452
    • Grade Range: 3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Nature Cat, Daisy, Squeeks, and Hal had to track Sir Gallahad in Heartthrob Hamster. Animals leave clues behind that allow people to find out about where they've been. 

  7. 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.
    Screen reader support enabled.

  8. Activity: Story Magic | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS443
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This WordGirl lesson helps students use new vocabulary and work in small groups to tell a story based on visual clues.

  9. Activity: Verb Charades | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS353
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This WordGirl lesson focuses on verbs through a variation on the game "charades." Students will learn new vocabulary (verbs) by silently acting out the meaning of the words.

  10. How to Use Conjunctions | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS356
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Conjunctions are a part of a speech that connects different parts of a sentence, such as groups of words, clauses, or phrases.

  11. Prefixes & Suffixes

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

    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.

  12. 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."

  13. How to Use Commas with Conjunctions | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS389
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Conjunctions can join two separate clauses, but sometimes they need commas. Learn how to do so correctly.

  14. Mighty Bright Knight | The Electric Company

    • Resource ID: PBS418
    • Grade Range: K–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Learn about the vocabulary words individual, opponent, merit, fortunately, and unfortunately with The Electric Company when a competition almost goes too far. Jessica and Manny compete to win the last copy of their favorite comic book, Mighty Bright Knight. 

  15. Comic Strip Activity

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

    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.

  16. Diorama Activity

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

    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.

  17. Activity: Picture Scavenger Hunt | WordGirl

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

    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.

  18. Silly Story Builder—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    • Resource ID: PBS455
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This activity will help children build vocabulary, become familiar with essential parts of a story, and develop story sequencing skills. They can create silly stories by drawing story parts out of a bag. 

  19. 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.

  20. Hello There, Earth Kids! | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS346
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Rex, AKA Kid Math, is trying to keep his identity a secret from the kids at school, but he's not doing a very good job.