Primary Literacy Block
Video 00:21:00

Primary Literacy Block

Two videos feature a look inside the literacy block in a multi-age classroom (grades 1-3). The same group of primary students were videotaped at the beginning and end of the ...
Grades PreK-3
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KET
I Wouldn't Tell a Lie
Interactive

I Wouldn't Tell a Lie

In this online book from the International Children's Digital Library, Monty the raccoon lies, breaking the trust his friend, Fritz the rabbit, had in him. Also available to read ...
Grades PreK-4
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WGBH
Deep in the Swamp
Video 00:02:50

Deep in the Swamp

This video segment from Between the Lions is an animated version of the trade book “Deep in the Swamp” set to music. The music is a variation of the classic ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Choppers Chop, Shoppers Shop
Video 00:00:22

Choppers Chop, Shoppers Shop

In this video segment from Between the Lions, real kids and adults attempt to correctly say the tongue twister “Choppers ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings
Video 00:05:07

Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings

This video shows Mike, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, using the Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings with Hunter, an adult ...
Grades All
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KET
Insect DNA Lab
Video 00:00:07

Insect DNA Lab

This Building Block video shows an insect DNA test transparency. The camera zooms in to a hand moving a pen over the DNA sequences.
Grades All
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WGBH
Mars Rover
Video 00:00:23

Mars Rover

This Building Block video features a 2004 animation of the Mars rover "Opportunity" approaching the rim of Endurance Crater.
Grades All
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WGBH
Coal Tramway
Video 00:00:19

Coal Tramway

In this Building Block video, coal carts move along an elevated tramway as smokestacks spew smoke in the background.
Grades All
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WGBH
Lions Laughing
Video

Lions Laughing

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Leona, Lionel, Cleo, and Theo form a line of laughter to convey the meaning of words that refer to positions in place ...
Grades PreK-1
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WGBH
Blending Bowl: Dine
Video 00:00:45

Blending Bowl: Dine

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Terry Bradshaw commentates while two teams of football players crash together to make a word. Onset Team “d” versus Rhyme Team “ine ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Very Loud, Very Big, Very Metal
Video 00:01:59

Very Loud, Very Big, Very Metal

This video segment from Between the Lions features a song about characteristics of construction vehicles. Some of these descriptive or ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
The White House
Video 00:00:09

The White House

In this Building Block video, the camera moves in for a medium shot of the White House North Portico on a bright day.
Grades All
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WGBH
Dance in Smarty Pants
Video 00:01:39

Dance in Smarty Pants

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Arty sings a song about dancing in his smarty pants and encourages others to dance in smarty pants as well. It's ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
If You Were: boa constrictor
Video 00:01:04

If You Were: boa constrictor

This video segment from Between the Lions is a live action, non-fiction piece about what life would be like "if ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Classroom Tips
Document

Classroom Tips

There are a variety of ways in which to incorporate VITAL video into your classroom. This document offers a few options based on the various computer and projection equipment setups ...
Grades All
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WNET
¡Arte y Más! Counting Bears (Contando osos)
Video 00:15:00

¡Arte y Más! Counting Bears (Contando osos)

Señora Alicia invites students to count with her. She reviews the numbers up to 20 by counting 19 bears ...
Grades PreK-3
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KET
My Favorite Word: humongous
Video 00:01:24

My Favorite Word: humongous

This video segment from Between the Lions is a table top puppetry song that illustrates synonyms for the word “big ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Clouds and Weather
Video 00:02:15

Clouds and Weather

This video, which features original stop-motion animation, is a fun way for children to learn about different types of clouds and their relationship to weather. It encourages young children to ...
Grades PreK-1
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KET
¡Arte y Más! Fun with faces (Diversión con caras)
Video 00:15:00

¡Arte y Más! Fun with faces (Diversión con caras)

Señora Alicia introduces body parts: el ojo, los ojos, la boca, la oreja, las orejas, la nariz using pictures ...
Grades PreK-3
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KET
Baboon
Video 00:00:11

Baboon

In this Building Block video, watch as a big fluffy baboon sits in the tall grass and eats.
Grades All
Provided by:
WGBH
How to Be a Good Dog
Video 00:02:55

How to Be a Good Dog

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Bobo tries hard to be a good dog. He likes to hear that he is a good dog and get treats, but ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series