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Shhh! Order! Order in the movie theater!
How the Alphabet got its Order

How did the alphabet get its order? This movie has a theory. Do you think it's true?

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Shhh! Order! Order in the movie theater!
How the Alphabet got its Order

How did the alphabet get its order? This movie has a theory. Do you think it's true?

Read and write left to right!
How We Read and Write

In some countries people read from top to bottom; in others they read right to left. How do they read where you come from?

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Read and write left to right!
How We Read and Write

In some countries people read from top to bottom; in others they read right to left. How do they read where you come from?

It's a party in phonetics town!
Vowels Save the Day

It takes vowels to make words.

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It's a party in phonetics town!
Vowels Save the Day

It takes vowels to make words.

I wiSH I had a pet SHeep!
Digraph SH

Sheep, shell, wish. Click on the digraph that represents the /sh/ sound.

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I wiSH I had a pet SHeep!
Digraph SH

Sheep, shell, wish. Click on the digraph that represents the /sh/ sound.

Come one, come all! Step right up and see the amazing Silent E!
Silent e

What letter can change a short-vowel word to a long-vowel word and change its meaning at the same time? The Amazing Silent E.

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Come one, come all! Step right up and see the amazing Silent E!
Silent e

What letter can change a short-vowel word to a long-vowel word and change its meaning at the same time? The Amazing Silent E.

We're having a WHale of a time!
Digraph WH

Whale, what, when. Click on the digraph that represents the /hw/ sound.

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We're having a WHale of a time!
Digraph WH

Whale, what, when. Click on the digraph that represents the /hw/ sound.

Good job, THumbs up!
Digraph TH

Think, with, thumb. Click on the digraph that represents the /th/ sound.

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Good job, THumbs up!
Digraph TH

Think, with, thumb. Click on the digraph that represents the /th/ sound.

CHoo CHoo! All aboard!
Digraph CH

Cheese, such, each. Click on the digraph that represents the /ch/ sound.

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CHoo CHoo! All aboard!
Digraph CH

Cheese, such, each. Click on the digraph that represents the /ch/ sound.

Chunk it out!
Chunk That Word

Sing the song to learn the strategy, then chunk long unfamiliar words into parts to read them. If you find there's a word That you just don't know You can chunk it into parts You can chunk the parts you know! You can tie it all together In a tidy little bow If you find there's a word that you just don't know. Ch-unk that word you can chunk that word. Ch-unk that word you can chunk that word. If you find there's a word That you just don't know You can chunk it into parts And away you go!

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Chunk it out!
Chunk That Word

Sing the song to learn the strategy, then chunk long unfamiliar words into parts to read them.

If you find there's a word
That you just don't know
You can chunk it into parts
You can chunk the parts you know!
You can tie it all together
In a tidy little bow
If you find there's a word that you just don't know.
Ch-unk that word you can chunk that word.
Ch-unk that word you can chunk that word.
If you find there's a word
That you just don't know
You can chunk it into parts
And away you go!

It's lonely out on the range...
Lonely Vowel

Sing the song to learn the strategy then identify long-o or long-e words. We're Lonely Old Vowels At the end of a word. We're alone but we want to be heard! When you find us there You know we'll want to share Our long vowel sound with you. So, no, and go Make the long-vowel sound of "o". And he, she, and we When you happen to be me! You make the long-vowel sound of "e".

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It's lonely out on the range...
Lonely Vowel

Sing the song to learn the strategy then identify long-o or long-e words.

We're Lonely Old Vowels
At the end of a word.
We're alone but we want to be heard!
When you find us there
You know we'll want to share
Our long vowel sound with you.
So, no, and go
Make the long-vowel sound of "o".
And he, she, and we
When you happen to be me!
You make the long-vowel sound of "e".

Ain't no stopping these vowel teams!
Vowel Teams

Sing the song to learn the strategy, then identify words containing long-vowel digraphs. When vowel teams go a walkin' The first vowel does the talkin'.

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Ain't no stopping these vowel teams!
Vowel Teams

Sing the song to learn the strategy, then identify words containing long-vowel digraphs.

When vowel teams go a walkin'
The first vowel does the talkin'.

Let's go crazY!
Y Can Be a Vowel

Y can be vowel Like AEIOU Because Y can say long I or E Wow! Y is a vowel! In words like "my" and in "try" And in "hazy" and "lazy" Now let's go "crazy"!

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Let's go crazY!
Y Can Be a Vowel

Y can be vowel
Like AEIOU
Because Y can say long I or E
Wow! Y is a vowel!
In words like "my" and in "try"
And in "hazy" and "lazy"
Now let's go "crazy"!

Do you know what day it is?
Let's Make a Calendar

What day of the week is it today? Fill in the missing day and date. Let's make a calendar!

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Do you know what day it is?
Let's Make a Calendar

What day of the week is it today? Fill in the missing day and date. Let's make a calendar!

Yum, yum! This Gingerbread Man looks good enough to eat!
Gingerbread Man

Create your own Gingerbread Man and watch him come to life! Can you catch him?

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Yum, yum! This Gingerbread Man looks good enough to eat!
Gingerbread Man

Create your own Gingerbread Man and watch him come to life! Can you catch him?

What would you write to your grandparents?
It's Grandparents Day!

It's Grandparents Day. Help Zac write a letter!

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What would you write to your grandparents?
It's Grandparents Day!

It's Grandparents Day. Help Zac write a letter!

Will you make a silly or a spooky pumpkin?
Pick a Pumpkin

Choose shapes to create your very own harvest pumpkin!

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Will you make a silly or a spooky pumpkin?
Pick a Pumpkin

Choose shapes to create your very own harvest pumpkin!

Have you ever seen a turkey wearing a hat?
Silly Turkey

Gobble gobble! This silly turkey can be dressed up with hats and funny feathers.

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Have you ever seen a turkey wearing a hat?
Silly Turkey

Gobble gobble! This silly turkey can be dressed up with hats and funny feathers.

Use your creativity to decorate a snowman!
Ten Little Snowmen

Build your snowman in every season! Celebrate by singing along with the ten little snowman.

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Use your creativity to decorate a snowman!
Ten Little Snowmen

Build your snowman in every season! Celebrate by singing along with the ten little snowman.

It's fun to count the days of school!
Hundredth Day School

It's the hundredth day of school! Let's count to 100! Count to ten by 1's, and to 100 by 10's.

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It's fun to count the days of school!
Hundredth Day School

It's the hundredth day of school! Let's count to 100! Count to ten by 1's, and to 100 by 10's.

Will spring come early this year?
Groundhog Day

February 2nd is Groundhog Day! Will the groundhog see his shadow?

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Will spring come early this year?
Groundhog Day

February 2nd is Groundhog Day! Will the groundhog see his shadow?