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Are There Internet Dialects? | PBS Idea Channel

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We consider ourselves natives of Internetland, which has made us wonder if there's such a thing as an internet dialect. Is there a common way of communicating through word choice, vocabulary, and how these words are arranged and used? So what is Standard Internet Speak? Acronyms, emoticons, and hashtags? Purposeful misspellings and abbreviations? 

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

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In this Kindergarten through 2nd grade video, students listen carefully as their teacher reads the story “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything” by Linda Williams. Students listen for key verbs such as clomp and wiggle throughout the story and as they hear them, they will perform a specific physical movement such as stomping their feet or wiggling their fingers. This is great for focusing on psychomotor and cognitive skills.

Between the Lions - Vegetable Medley

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Learn vocabulary through a song about the importance of eating healthy, from Between the Lions: "A Birthday for Cow!" Real life vegetable puppets sing a song about the importance of eating vegetables each and everyday. Featured vocabulary includes: carrots, asparagus, broccoli, peas, beans, vegetables, delicious, nutritious, corn, and zucchini.

Waddle

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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. Students listen carefully for the animal name and the verb describing how that animal moves. They then continue acting out that specific animal until the next one is read. Students love being able to do activity such as hop or crawl (psychomotor skills) as they get to act out different animals such as a frog or bear (cognitive skills).

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions. 

What's the Mr. Big Deal? | WordGirl

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WordGirl discovers Mr. Big's latest mind control scheme.

Between the Lions - Letter Bit: Vegetables

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Learn the words for various vegetables with real kids, in this video segment from the Between the Lions episode "A Birthday for Cow!"

Mini Golf Battleground | WordGirl

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Becky really wants to win the mini golf tournament, but is having trouble beating Eileen, the cheater.

Sign Language Alphabet | Full-Time Kid

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Sign language is a great skill to learn, and we're here to teach you all the basics. Signing the alphabet is really simple, but with practice, it'll let you sign anything!

Action Verbs

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In this 3rd through 5th grade video, students connect exercise and literacy. The teacher reads a sentence aloud and students must identify the action verb that was read and then act it out accordingly. This is a great lesson to combine focus on cognitive and psychomotor skills.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign | Move to Include

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Spread the Word to End the Word is an educational campaign to increase awareness for the need to respect and inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The initiative is supported by Special Olympics and Best Buddies and numerous other organizations. It promotes using people first accepting language in schools and in the community.

Visit the Move to Include collection for more resources.