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One Bad Apple | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words western, positive, negative, conflict, and confident with The Electric Company when words won't come to a writing student. PJ has to write a story for his creative writing class, but his assignment has given him a bad case of writer's block. Can Lisa help him write a Western that takes place in a refrigerator?

Some Frequently Confused Words | No Nonsense Grammar

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Some words in English can look and sound similar, but have entirely different meanings. Keep an eye and ear out for them!

Wicked Itch | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words wicked, courageous, script, predictable, and collaborate with The Electric Company in a cinematic adventure. Lisa and the gang are making a movie! Will Manny Spamboni insist on making it all about him or will he learn to collaborate with The Electric Company?

Martha Saves the Day - Martha Speaks | PBS KIDS Lab

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This video will help children build vocabulary and understand STEM education concepts. Martha drums up an inventive means of transportation to get mom to the hospital on time.

Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para aprender vocabulario y entender los conceptos de educación STEM. Martha inventa un medio de transporte para llevar a mamá al hospital a tiempo.

How to Use Prepositional Phrases | No Nonsense Grammar

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Prepositions indicate the location of a thing to another thing across time or space. Prepositional phrases contain a preposition and its object.

Interjections are Cool! | No Nonsense Grammar

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Hey! Listen to this. Interjections are words that are typically exclaimed to convey the writer's sentiments or emotions on a matter.

Create a Digital Puzzle!

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The Puzzle Builder allows you to build a custom word search or crossword puzzle activity that can be printed, or shared with your students using a URL or Assignment Code. 

What's new:

     • Use the "Sharing Preferences" to share your puzzles with the PBS LearningMedia community

     • Use the "Share Public Link" options to share a puzzle with a colleague

Want to learn more? Watch this short video for a quick overview: 

Montana Mosaic: A Quiet Revolution

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The 1972 Montana constitution has been called one of the most beautiful, most progressive constitutions in the history of the United States. To this day it remains a model of good government that other states and nations have followed. And it was written by everyday people just like you. Two young Montanans wrote those words late one night in a tiny room of the state capitol. They wrote and rewrote this paragraph, struggling to express their love of Montana, their hope for its future, and their faith in democracy.

Direct Instruction

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Using this two-part video resource group, learn how a teacher uses direct instruction to develop students' strategic reading skills.

Between the Lions - Arty Smartypants: Pants/Ants

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Learn the words "pants" and "ants" in this video with Arty Smartypants, from Between the Lions: "The Three-Legged Pot."

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