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Pressure—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab
Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha explains the meaning of the word "pressure."
Martha's Memory—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab
Help children understand point of view in storytelling and build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha and friends discuss what the words "certain" and "sure" mean, and Martha shares her version of how a game they played ended.
Martha's Perspective—Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab
Help children build vocabulary using this Martha Speaks video! Martha defines the word perspective.
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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.
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.
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.
Edison: Boyhood and Teen Years
Find out how young Thomas Edison’s curiosity got him into trouble, and how, during his teen years, he lost his hearing but gained confidence as an aspiring inventor, in this video adapted from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Edison.
Marvin K. Mooney Activity
In this activity, students get to combine the world of literacy and physical movement! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully
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.
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
Words from the Wild: R
Jahreese identifies words containing the letter "r" around his neighborhood in Harlem. This resource teaches reading, decoding, spelling, and vocabulary.
States of Matter Fitness
In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students use their science knowledge and apply it using physical activity! Learning about the stages of matter, solid, liquid and gas, students perform an exercise for each as the teacher calls out an object such as soup or fog.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Road Trip—Long U
Knowing that "ew" and "u" produce the same sound, Henry and Charlotte play a game collecting words using those letters/letter combinations from signs and billboards along the road.