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This summer, PBS LearningMedia turns the spotlight on our spectacular collection of resources supporting literacy skills development in grades PreK-12. Explore this NEW collection that features video, lesson plans, and interactive games from programs like MARTHA SPEAKS, Poetry Everywhere, The Electric Company, and Shakespeare Uncovered!

WEBINAR: PBS and AMLE recently hosted a live webinar focused on adolescent literacy. To access the recording, click here!

Silent -e-


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Silent -e-

The goal for this resource group is silent -e-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 3759
  • Favorites: 236
Long Vowel Sounds


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Long Vowel Sounds

The goal for this resource group is long vowel sounds.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 1578
  • Favorites: 161
Shock Turntable Blends: -oke


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Shock Turntable Blends: -oke

The goal for this segment is word family -oke-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 362
  • Favorites: 99
Silouette Blends: ell


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Silouette Blends: ell

The goal for this segment is word family -ell-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 365
  • Favorites: 93
Shock Turntable Blends: -ame


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Shock Turntable Blends: -ame

The goal for this segment is word family -ame-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 361
  • Favorites: 107
Aliens: un


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Aliens: un

The goal for this segment is word family -un-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 442
  • Favorites: 100
Word Family -ight-


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Word Family -ight-

The goal for this resource group is word family -ight-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 938
  • Favorites: 127
Word Family -ug-


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Word Family -ug-

The goal for this resource group is word family -ug-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 490
  • Favorites: 88
Music Man: -th-


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Music Man: -th-

The goal for this segment is consonant digraph -th-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 860
  • Favorites: 141
Consonant Digraph -sh-


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Consonant Digraph -sh-

The goal for this resource group is consonant digraph -sh-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 1024
  • Favorites: 153
Say What? -ch-


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Say What? -ch-

The goal for this game is consonant digraph -ch-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 813
  • Favorites: 148
Consonant Digraphs  -ph- & -gh-


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Consonant Digraphs -ph- & -gh-

The goals for this resource group are consonant digraphs -ph- and -gh-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 4582
  • Favorites: 131
Consonant Digraph -mb-


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Consonant Digraph -mb-

The goal for this resource group is consonant digraph -mb-.

  • Grades: 1-3
  • Views: 578
  • Favorites: 84
MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies in Action


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MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies in Action

In this video from the MARTHA SPEAKS mini-tutorial on vocabulary, teachers Weddy Youn and Joseph Cooke describe their success in using the cross-age literacy program, MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies.

  • Grades: K-1,4-5
  • Views: 1193
  • Favorites: 69
MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Up Close


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MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Up Close

In this video from WFSU, staff and students describe how the MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Program works and discuss the benefits of pairing younger and older students.

  • Grades: K-1,4-5
  • Views: 679
  • Favorites: 55
MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Program Guide


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MARTHA SPEAKS Reading Buddies Program Guide

This cross-age reading program, using MARTHA SPEAKS videos, is an innovative way for kindergarten and upper-level elementary students to increase their vocabulary, develop their self-esteem and social skills, and enhance their love of books and reading.

  • Grades: K-1,4-5
  • Views: 3637
  • Favorites: 156
Great Expectations 1: Setting the Scene


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Great Expectations 1: Setting the Scene

This video excerpt is the dramatic opening scene from the MASTERPIECE adaptation of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations.

  • Grades: 9-13+
  • Views: 2447
  • Favorites: 51
Great Expectations 3: Happily Ever After?


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Great Expectations 3: Happily Ever After?

This video excerpt is the moving, final scene from the MASTERPIECE adaptation of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations.

  • Grades: 9-13+
  • Views: 2681
  • Favorites: 44
Great Expectations 2: Becoming a Gentleman


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Great Expectations 2: Becoming a Gentleman

Pip's rapid transformation into a gentleman affects more than his outward appearance, as seen in this video excerpt from the MASTERPIECE adaptation of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations.

  • Grades: 9-13+
  • Views: 1164
  • Favorites: 36
Blue Ribbon Readers: The Train Game


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Blue Ribbon Readers: The Train Game

In this WPSU interactive The Train Game, students develop synthesis skills by grouping words together to form sentences. The game is part of Blue Ribbon Readers, a collection of games designed to help elementary school students learn to read.

  • Grades: K-5
  • Views: 2361
  • Favorites: 252