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Feijoo Sisters: Pirouette

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover and the Feijoo sisters explain what a pirouette means. The sisters do pirouettes to show what the word means. Grover isn't as successful when he tries one himself. This is a terrific way to get your class excited about language.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal: Surprise

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Maggie Gylenhall leads young learners on an exploration of what it means to be surprised in this video. This resource could be used by teachers as a way to explore emotions. Students could go on to discuss other emotions, such as...
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Song: Silly Sounding Words

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sesame Street characters celebrate words. They list some of their favorite silly sounding words including tweezers, snorkel, flapjack, smudge, and aardvark. Children could then list their own favorite words. It's a great way to make...
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Neil Patrick Harris: Curly

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Neil Patrick Harris discusses the word curly in this video. He and Elmo show examples of curly things, including a ribbon, straw, and pasta.
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Tiki Barber: Quest

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Tiki Barber embarks on a journey to find the meaning of the word quest. He asks many Sesame Street residents until he finds the answer. The Cookie Monster tells him he's on a quest to find cookies.
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Rebecca Romijn: Accessories

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Rebecca Romijn shares the meaning of accessories with learners. Abby uses magic to show a series of accessories including a necklace, handbag, and more. Learners will love sharing the types of accessories they have on or at home. It can...
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Professor Tv: Open And Closed

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Providing a demonstration of what the words open and closed mean, this video could be used as an introduction to this concept. Viewers will love the fun way Bill Irwin shows the meanings.
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What's in a Word?

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore compound words and their use in text with young readers. They locate, create, separate, and define compound words found in meaningful text and print. In addition, they create a compound word bank, create words using strips, and...
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The Amazing World of Dictionaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use this resource to discuss various ways to dictionaries can be used. What a terrific presentation to display when exploring how dictionaries are used to define words, check spellings, identify parts of speech, and more. The PowerPoint...
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Creating Language Art: Vocabulary Development

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Use this artistic activity in a unit about word choice or as part of your ongoing vocabulary development routine. Helpful for both narrative and informational text, the approach prompts middle schoolers to create art from words to...
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Vocabulary Building

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Use primary text documents to learn word roots. Learners listen to a reading of the Declaration of Independence and highlight words they don't know. They compile these words and guess their meanings. They discuss roots, prefixes,...
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Shall We Practice More Phonemes?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
A simple presentation designed for emerging readers. Learners practice saying the sounds that a variety of phonemes produce. As the slides go on, the phonemes are combined to make actual words. Good practice for the young ones!
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Syllable Challenge Ball Game

For Teachers K - 2nd
Toss the ball! Help readers listen for the number of syllables in a word. They play an interactive ball game where they toss the ball to a peer and state a word using the number of syllables called out by the teacher. This is a great...
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Fruits and Vegetables

For Teachers K - 1st
Here is a fun way to investigate fruits and vegetables. In this healthy diet and reading instructional activity, learners read and recite several poems about fruits and vegetables. They sort pictures and word cards with assorted names of...
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A: Apple With Elmo

For Students Pre-K - K
When Elmo happens along an apple, he asks himself, what letter apple starts with. Slimey presents Elmo with a flag telling him that 'apple' begins with A. The word apple appears with a highlighted letter "A."
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Slider Word Game

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate the parts of words that can be used to increase reading comprehension with more vocabulary. They create colorful sliders and play a game with them. The game also can be used to for introducing different parts of speech.
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Word Walls

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students participate in creating a word wall using words important to them and design other organized displays to entice memory and assist in teaching. As a class, they clap out letters of words and solve mystery words from given clues....
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Telling Time in Words

For Students 1st - 3rd
Writing out time can be tricky! Give your scholars practice with this pair of worksheets featuring both analog and digital clocks. They read the times and write it out in the boxes provided. Make sure you specify that learners are to...
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The Power of Words: Normative Sexuality

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students collect newspaper articles which discuss societies who enforce heterosexuality. They brainstorm how heterosexuality is enforced in their community. They answer questions to end the instructional activity.
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My Reading Words in My Social Studies Book?

For Teachers 3rd
Connect social studies and language arts using this resource. After studying root words, have learners locate five words from their social studies book that have a prefix, suffix, or root word. This puts a new twist on practicing basic...
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For Teachers K - 1st
Your beginning readers will practice blending sounds with this hands-on activity! Each learner gets their own paper slide, cards with consonants, and cards with vowels. Then, after practicing as a class, they can blend consonant and...
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Do the Word Stretch

For Teachers 1st
Young learners practice putting sounds together to form words. Even though the sound is not functioning on this presentation, the basic premise of leading students through the decoding process is great. There are only four examples,...
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For Teachers K - 2nd
A lesson on classification and sorting is here for you. Elementary schoolers participate in an interactive computer game in which they sort books by theme. They take a trip to the library to observe and discuss how books are sorted, and...
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Learning Number Words

For Teachers K
Students practice saying their numbers and identifying the words. They use whole numbers and decimals to practice grouping numbers into different categories. They write the word of the number they are shown.