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Pre-K English Language Arts Resources

Daniel Tiger: Pretend Play
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: TV Episode/Streaming
At school, Teacher Harriet shows the children a cardboard box and asks them what they think it is. Daniel and Miss Elaina pretend the box is a spaceship and a jungle boat, but O the Owl just sees a big cardboard box. With a little encouragement, O learns that when you pretend, you can do anything!
Skill: The child will acquire vocabulary introduced in conversations, activities, stories, and/or books.
Georgia Standard: CLL2 Receptive Lang

Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: TV Episode/Streaming
Peep, Quack, and Chirp discover how ramps and slides work by using angles and round objects, in this video segment from PEEP and the Big Wide World.
Skill: The child will acquire vocabulary introduced in conversations, activities, stories, and/or books.
Georgia Standard: CLL2 Receptive Lang
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: TV Episode/Streaming
Knowing what to expect and playing about it can help children better manage their concerns about doctor's visits. When children play being the doctor, they're the ones in charge. That makes it easier to manage when they have to be the patient. In this video from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Daniel Tiger is nervous about going to the doctor. He prepares for the new experience by talking it over with his mother. In the related support material, children are encouraged to pretend to be a doctor to their toys so they will feel more comfortable when it is their turn to be the patient.
Skill: The child will use increasingly complex spoken language.
Georgia Standard: CLL4 Expressive Lang
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: TV Episode/Streaming
Daniel and Katerina are playing "train" at school, but things aren't going Katerina's way. Katerina learns that others will not be able to help her if they don't understand why she is upset. With Teacher Harriet's help, Katerina and Daniel learn to use their words to tell each other how they feel.
Skill: The child will use increasingly complex spoken language.
Georgia Standard: CLL4 Expressive Lang
 
Source: GPBKids.org
Resource Type: Streaming
Famous Georgia personalities read classic children's books.
Skill: The child will acquire meaning from a variety of materials read to him/her.
Georgia Standard: CLL5 Early Reading
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: TV episode
In this video segment from Between the Lions, an animated stick figure dances on a green background and sings about the joys of the "en" sound and different words that can be read "if you can read en." As the lyrics are sung, a new picture pops up to illustrate "en" words: ten, pen, hen, zen, men, end, mend, send, spend, lend, when, then, and den. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Letter Knowledge Awareness, and Phonological Awareness.
Skill: The child will develop early phonological awareness (awareness of the units of sound).
Georgia Standard: CLL6 Early Reading
 
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: TV Episode
In this video segment from Between the Lions, an animated stick figure dances against a green background and sings about the joys of the "op" sound and different words that can be read "if you can read op." As words with "op" in them are sung, illustrations pop onto screen to match the words: hop, pop chop, flop, stop, mop, top, crop, drop, shop, opting, slop, plop, and bop. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Letter Knowledge Awareness, and Phonological Awareness.
Skill: The child will develop early phonological awareness (awareness of the units of sound).
Georgia Standard: CLL6 Early Reading
 
Source: PBSKids.org
Resource Type: Online Games
Games can be sorted by skill.
Skill: The child will demonstrate increasing knowledge of the alphabet.
Georgia Standard: CLL7 Early Reading
 
Source: PBSKids.org
Resource Type: TV Episodes
Video clips can be sorted by skill.
Skill: The child will demonstrate increasing knowledge of the alphabet.
Georgia Standard: CLL7 Early Reading