• 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: 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.

    • Resource ID: PBS453
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Silly Sentences—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    This activity will help children build vocabulary, develop story sequencing skills, and improve writing.  They will build vocabulary and writing skills by collecting “word bones” from a newspaper.

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

    PBS Learning Media Season Fitness

    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 

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

    PBS Learning Media Silly Story Builder—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

    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. 

    • Resource ID: PBS457
    • Grade Range: 3–8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Unforgettable Elephants

    In this video segment from Nature, witness the joy an elephant family experiences when a new baby elephant is born. This birth was a celebration within elephant society. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Wheel of Fitness

    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. 

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

    PBS Learning Media Electric Pinball: -AVE, -ANK, and -ANG

    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.

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

    PBS Learning Media Colombian Folktale: Pastorcita

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

    • Resource ID: PBS351
    • Grade Range: 1–3
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media Commercial: Pictures and Words

    This commercial demonstrates how pictures and words work together to tell a story. This resource teaches print literacy, and helps students understand how different types of media may be used in storytelling.
    Screen reader support enabled.

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

    PBS Learning Media Kid Math's Coming to Dinner | WordGirl

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

    • Resource ID: PBS422
    • Grade Range: PreK–2
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    PBS Learning Media A Clubhouse Mystery | IPTV Kids Clubhouse

    In this clip from IPTV KIDS Clubhouse, Dan Wardell and DanBot receive a mysterious letter in the mail and must follow clues to discover what the letter is communicating and who it is from!