Electric Company

Source: PBS Learning Media

Resource Type: Video

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.

Skill: Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

Georgia Standard: Reading Foundational - Phonological Awareness - ELAGSE1RF2


Electric Company: R Blends; additional video clips

Source: PBS Learning Media

Resource Type: Video

In this clip, the Music Man sings about the "fr" consonant blend.

Skill: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

Georgia Standard: Reading Foundational - Phonics and Word Recognition - ELAGSE1RF3


Georgia Read More

Source: GPBKids

Resource Type: Video

Famous Georgia personalities read classic children's books.

Skill: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or infomation presented orally or through other media

Georgia Standard: Speaking and Listening - Comp and Collab - ELAGSES1SL2


Word Girl: What's the Mr. Big Deal?

Source: PBS Learning Media

Resource Type: Video

Animated Super hero WordGirl fights crime using her superhero strength and her colossal vocabulary with her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face.

Skill: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

Georgia Standard: Speaking and Listening - Vocab Acquisition and Use - ELAGSE1L4


GPB Writers Contest

Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

Resource Type: Activity

GPB's PBS KIDS Writers Contest encourages Georgia kids in kindergarten through 3rd grade to submit original, illustrated stories for great prizes and a chance to be featured on the GPB website. Deadline is April 10, 2020.

Georgia Standard: Writing