1. Tips from the Playground: OU/OW

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

    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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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."

  11. 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.

  12. 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. 

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. How to Use Reference Materials | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS359
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A dictionary is one of the most useful reference books anybody could ever use. Learn how to properly understand a dictionary's formatting and content!

  16. Magician's Apprentice | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS405
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Becky gets roped into joining a magician's act.

  17. Chinese Folktale: The Little Rabbits

    • Resource ID: PBS428
    • Grade Range: PreK–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    This video features the Chinese story "The Little Rabbits" in both English and Chinese. The story has elements of the Western stories “Little Red Riding Hood” and “The Three Little Pigs.” 

  18. Kid Math's Coming to Dinner | WordGirl

    • Resource ID: PBS369
    • Grade Range: 1–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    Becky brings home her newest friend Rex, AKA Kid Math. They discuss having a secret identity while Becky's dad cooks.

  19. Irregular Plural Nouns | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS373
    • Grade Range: 2–4
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    While plural nouns often indicate more than one of something with a simple "s" or "es," irregular plural nouns do not. They change the word entirely. Elf becomes elves, tooth becomes teeth!

  20. How to Recognize a Phrase | No Nonsense Grammar

    • Resource ID: PBS398
    • Grade Range: 1–5
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    A phrase is a group of related words that does not include both a subject and a verb. It only has one or the other!