1. Dictionary

Source: The Amazing Colossal Adventures of WordGirl

Find kid-friendly definitions, pronunciations, syllabications and parts of speech of the vocabulary words highlighted on the PBS WordGirl TV show and Web site. See how each word is used in a sentence.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary.

Resource Type: Interactive/Online Activity

2. Pictures as Words

Source: Sagwa

Learn about early Chinese writing by playing a matching game with pictograms in this interactive activity.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Spelling. Cultural Studies: Asian Studies.

Resource Type: Interactive/Online Activity

3. Reading Development

Source: PBS Parents Guide to Reading and Language

Explore an interactive article to experience reading development firsthand. Listen in as a typical child from each grade reads aloud, and compare reading strategies and skills as children progress from kindergarten through third grade.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Family Life. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Reading: Reading Aloud.

Resource Type: Interactive/Online Activity