Teaching to the Common Core with High-Interest Multimedia

Are you aligning your teaching to the Common Core Standards? Here are just some of the correlated PBS LearningMedia resources that will add high-interest multimedia on nonfiction and English/Language Arts topics:

An Egg is Quiet (Grades PreK-1) Use this video illustrated story to practice text comprehension and encourage students’ language and vocabulary development.  (Includes NCTE-IRA Standards for ELA; Common Core State Standards Initiative)

Garden Spiders  (Grades 3-6) Introduce your class to six varieties of spiders in a busy garden ecosystem. Ask each student to take brief notes and evaluate the information. (With Teaching Tips)

A Different Kind of Fuel  (Grades 6-12) Interpreting Data, Facts and Ideas from Informational Texts: Use the specialized vocabulary presented in this video clip to help your students build proficiency while learning about the massive energy source that is the sun. (With Teaching Tips)

What’s the Author’s Purpose? Animal Shelter  (Grades 4-6) This lesson plan explores the role of animal shelters. Use the video clips and informational text with your students to explore the impact of words and the writer’s point of view.

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