The Electric Company

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Hey, you guyyyys! Get ready for rich learning moments! The Electric Company media and resources entertain and engage children ages 5–9 while teaching four crucial areas of literacy that are challenging for struggling readers: Decoding, Vocabulary, Comprehension of Connected Text, and reading Motivation. Here you’ll find full episodes, clips, games and activity sheets to excite even the most reluctant readers. 

Plus, check out more from The Electric Company, including educator resources, activities for building math skills and vocabulary, and lessons for English Language Learners—just browse through this collection page!  

 

  • S Blends

    This resource group teaches students all about "s" consonant blends, including ones in which one consonant is silent.

    Grades: 1-3
  • R Blends

    This resource group teaches students all about "r" consonant digraphs. It goes over common "r" blends, such as "tr" and "gr," and teaches students how to pronounce these blends.

    Grades: 1-3
  • N Blends

    Learn about letter n consonant combinations with The Electric Company.

    Grades: 1-3
  • L Blends

    This reource group teaches students all about "l" blends, such as "ld," "lm, "lf," "fl," "gl," and "cl."

    Grades: K-2
  • Shock & Kid Lucky Present: S Blends

    Shock and Kid Lucky rap, beatbox, and act out words containing "sp," "sc," and "sk," blends. They do not address words which contain silent "sc" blends.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Shock & Kid Lucky Present: R Blends

    Kid Lucky and Shock rap and beatbox using only words that contain a "pr" blend. This includes words such as "impress," "improve," "prince," and "prize." The goal of this resource is decoding and sight-reading.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Shock & Kid Lucky Present: N Blends

    Shock and Kid Lucky rap, beatbox, and act out words which contain the "nk" blend. This includes words such as "think," "junk," "ankle," and "sinking." The goal of this resource is decoding and sight-reading.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Shock & Kid Lucky Present: L Blends

    Kid Lucky and Shock rap and beatbox using words that contain "l blends" with an emphasis on the "cl" and "gl" combiations. The goal of this resource is decoding and sight-reading skills.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: S Blends

    In this clip, Shock and his friend sing and beatbox a song using words which begin with the "sl" consonant blend.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: L Blends

    Shock and James sing a song using "l blends," specifically the "sl" combination. The goal of this resource is decoding and sight-reading.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Road Trip - N Blends

    While in the car with their father, Charlotte and Henry play a game comparing n-blends in words like "around" and "bang" on billboards and signs along the road. The goal of this resource is decoding.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Road Trip - L Blends

    Charlotte and Henry identify words on signs along the road which contain "pl" or "bl" combinations. The goal of this resource is to teach children decoding and sight-reading skills.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Electric Sound Off - N Blends

    Marcus and Annie play Electric Sound Off.  In order to win, they must create sentences using the most "n-blends," words in which the letter "n" works with another letter. This resource teaches children how to decode and pronounce words which contain "n-blends."

    Grades: 1-3
  • Bananaphone - S Blends

    Paul the Gorilla makes a call to Flo's One Stop Shop to order a scratch for his back. However, Flo cannot understand him, and mistakes his request for other words containing s-blend variations. She finally realizes what he is asking for. The goal of this resource is decoding and sight-reading.

     

    Grades: K-3
  • Electric Sound Off - L Blends

    Annie and Marcus play Electric Sound Off.  They are challenged to create a sentence using the most words containing either the "lf," "lm," or "lk" spelling combinations. This resource teaches children how to decode words containing "l blends."

     

    Grades: 1-3
  • Haunted Texting: LK & LM

    While texting Werewolf and Bat, Mummy mixes up "lk," "lm," and "lf," forcing Bat and Werewolf to decipher his misspelled words.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Sound Carnival: -tr-

    This song about the "tr" consonant blend teaches viewers about pronunciation, decoding, phonics, reading, sight-reading, spelling, consonant sounds, and consonant blends.

    Grades: K-2
  • Substitute Teacher - TW

    While searching for her twirling class, a substitute teacher accidentally walks into a tweezing class, a twenty-two twig twisting class, and a twister. The goal of this resource is to teach students how to indentfy and decode words which contain the "tw" blend.

    Grades: 1-3
  • Substitute Teacher - SC

    A substitute teacher searches for her Scene Study class, and accidentally walks into a Scent Making class, Science class, and Scissor Art class along the way. This resource teaches students how to read, pronounce, and decode "sc" words.

    Grades: 1-3

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