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Song: Juanes Sings Muevete | Sesame Street

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Juanes has a Spanish vocabulary song to get you moving! Follow the steps as you learn the Spanish words for hands, head, and feet. This resource teaches Spanish vocabulary through dance and song.

Elizabeth Alexander: Poetry and the 2009 Inauguration

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Poet and professor Elizabeth Alexander discusses her plans for her poetry recital at the 2009 presidential inauguration.

The Orangachoke | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words artichoke, dubious, eclipse, and solar with The Electric Company in a quest to find a missing orangachoke. When Danny steals a Skeleckian orangachoke from Lisa's friend Lottie, the Electric Company has to get it back in time for Lottie's big Skeleckian celebration.

Perfectly Martha

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You can use this video for Session 5 of the MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies program. Students watch the video, in which Martha is suspicious of the Perfect Pup Institute. After watching, buddy pairs talk about the episode, play the game Skits’s Tricks online (if online access is not available, they can skip this step), read a children’s book together, and write in their journal. Prior to using this resource for Reading Buddies, be sure you have read the complete introductory materials in the MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Program Guide.

Key vocabulary: obey, disobey, obedient, disobedient

Between the Lions - Word Morph: Rock-Robin-Rowboat

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Examine this animated exploration of the similarities between different words, from Between the Lions: "River Story." Animated words morph from one word to another by changing letters. An easel is used to illustrate words. The vocabulary words rock, robin, and rowboat are featured. 

How to Use Commas with Conjunctions | No Nonsense Grammar

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

Amazing Trampolini Brothers: brave

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In this video segment from Between the Lions, the circus MC introduces the incredible, daring, and animated Trampolini Brothers before they perform the Brave Human Canonball Hoopla. Arturo gets shot out of a canon through a small hoop and onto a small trampoline, proving that he is brave. Lorenzo gets shot out of a canon and flies between two smashing blocks, proving that he is braver than Arturo. Felix then gets shot out of a canon, flies between the smashing blocks, and above man-eating plants, thus proving that he is the bravest. The MC of the circus reviews the comparative and superlative adjectives brave, braver, and bravest, and then he gets chased by one of the man-eating plants. Featured vocabulary include the comparative and superlative adjectives brave, braver, and bravest. This video segment provides a resource for Vocabulary, Language and Vocabulary Development, Phonics, Letter Knowledge Awareness, and Phonological Awareness.

Revolutionary Doughnuts | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words ancestor, discover, discovery, history, and relative with The Electric Company in a quest to reveal truth from the past. Lisa tries to clear the name of an ancestor accused of being a traitor in the Revolutionary War.

Between the Lions - A Shower of Stars

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The vocabulary word "star" and the story, "A Shower of Stars," are featured in this segment from Between the Lions: "Two Coats, One Goat and One Boat."

Between the Lions - Yo! Yes?

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Learn "y" vocabulary through the animated story "Yo! Yes?" in which a boy invites another boy to play basketball with him, from Between the Lions: "Yo! Yes?" Featured “y” words include yo, yes, and you.

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