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Between the Lions - Opposite Bunny: Asleep/Awake

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Learn the opposite words "awake" and "asleep" with an animated super bunny and a falling meteor, in this video from Between the Lions: "Bear Snores On."

Martha and Skits

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You can use this video for Session 1 of the MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies program. Students watch the video, in which a new puppy joins Martha's household, bursting with energy and the desire to chew everything. After watching, buddy pairs talk about the episode, play a Choose and Chat game, 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: extraordinary, stupendous, talent, unique

How to Use Different Word Functions | No Nonsense Grammar

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Remember that each type of word has a special job or function to be used in a sentence. Subjects, verbs, and objects all have different uses. Remember to use them correctly!

Learn About Dependent and Independent Clauses | No Nonsense Grammar

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A clause is a group of words that acts as a subject and a group of words that acts as a verb. A clause consists of a subject and a predicate, where the predicate is typically a verb phrase.

Proper Case of Pronouns | No Nonsense Grammar

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Pronoun case is determined by how we use the pronoun in a sentence. There are three ways: subjective, when the pronoun does something; objective, when something is done to our pronoun; and possessive, when our pronoun possesses something.

Montana Mosaic: Landscape and Art in Montana

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Montana has produced an astounding number of artists and authors: from the native rock-art inscriber to Charles Russell to A.B. Guthrie Jr. and James Welch. Montana’s artists attest to the influence that the state’s landscape plays in their inspiration and creations. ‘The land’ inspires artists of all disciplines: the Montana Indian decorating a hide tepee; the country-western singer in a Livingston bar; the landscape painter in Glacier National Park; the potter at Helena’s Bray Foundation; the Billings mystery writer. Montana provokes art.

Academic Vocabulary in the Common Core: High School English Language Arts

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See an 11th grade English teacher engaging in strategies that help students explore a passage from Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, The Scarlet Letter. For an overview of academic vocabulary please watch the first lesson in this series: Academic Vocabulary in the Common Core: An Introduction.

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.

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