1. A - Ants on a Log

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Investigate how grapes can be dried and preserved. Enhance lessons about the letter A with a video and recipe for "Ants on a Log."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Life Science. Agriculture.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

2. B - Banana Caterpillar

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Investigate where bananas are grown, and learn how far bananas travel before they reach the local grocery store. Enhance lessons about the letter B with a video and recipe for a "Banana Caterpillar."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Geography.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

3. D - Dino Dessert

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Examine what different dinosaurs ate. Enhance lessons about the letter D with a video and recipe for a "Dino Dessert."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Life Science. Paleontology.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

4. Double o, "oo"

Source: Between the Lions

Use a song from the Between the Lions program to build phonics and vocabulary skills. Explore words containing the vowel diphthong "long oo" while considering all the things we couldn't do without the double-o "oo."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary.

Resource Type: Video

5. E - Edible Spiders

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Examine the characteristics and behavior of spiders, and write a poem about spiders. Enhance lessons about the letter E with a video and recipe for "Edible Spiders."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Creative Thinking. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

6. F - Fish Food

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Examine common kitchen utensils, and discover that different units of measure have equivalents. Enhance lessons about the letter F with a video and recipe for "Fish Food."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Math, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Measurement. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

7. G - Graham Cracker Stoplight

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Test your knowledge of bicycle safety while taking a quiz. Enhance lessons about the letter G with a video and recipe for "Graham Cracker Stoplights."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Safety. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

8. J - Jack Rabbit Salad

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Classify common vegetables into eight different categories. Enhance lessons about the letter J with a video and recipe for "Jack Rabbit Salad."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Classification.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

9. K - Kid's Kabobs

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Consider why it is important to eat a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables. Enhance lessons about the letter K with a video and recipe for "Kid's Kabobs."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Nutrition. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

10. L - Lettuce Tacos

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Explore ways to grow cress. Enhance lessons about the letter L with a video and recipe for "Lettuce Tacos."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Life Science. Botany.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

11. M - Monkey Milkshake

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Explore the concept of ratios and proportions while altering a recipe. Enhance lessons about the letter M with a video and recipe for "Monkey Milkshakes."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Math, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Numbers and Operations. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

12. N - Nature Mix

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Consider what you need to do to prepare yourself for a hike. Enhance lessons about the letter N with a video and recipe for "Nature Mix."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Sports. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

13. O - Orange Banana Sunrise

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Investigate which states produce the most orange juice, cranberry juice and honey. Enhance lessons about the letter O with a video and recipe for "Orange Banana Sunrise."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Geography.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

14. P - Peachy Pooch

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Explore how writers can share their feelings through the poems they write, and write a haiku poem. Enhance lessons about the letter P with a video and recipe for a "Peachy Pooch."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Creative Thinking. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Writing: Composition.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

15. Pat Mora: a video interview

Source: WETA: Reading Rockets

Watch as Pat Mora discusses her bilingual childhood, her ability to express her ideas through various genres, and her literacy cause.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Books & Stories. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Video

16. Q - Quick Purple Cow

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Learn how your body knows when you need a drink. Enhance lessons about the letter Q with a video and recipe for a "Quick Purple Cow."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Body Systems & Senses. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

17. R - Red Apple Smiles

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Conduct an experiment to discover how to prevent fruit from going brown. Enhance lessons about the letter R with a video and recipe for "Red Apple Smiles."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Physical Science. Chemistry.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

18. Rocket-Doodle-Doo

Source: Between the Lions

Enjoy a video and song from the Between the Lions program to build phonics skills. Explore the sounds of the beginning letter "r" and the vowel diphthong "long oo."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Video

19. Sam Spud: Cool

Source: Between the Lions

Watch a video from the Between the Lions program to practice words with the vowel diphthong "long oo." Help Sam Spud, the par-boiled potato detective, find the spelling error in his story when he confuses the diphthongs "long oo" and "ow."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Video

20. T - Turkey Twirl

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Conduct an experiment to find out which foods keep you from getting hungry. Enhance lessons about the letter T with a video and recipe for "Turkey Twirls."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Body Systems & Senses. Nutrition. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

21. The "a-r" Song

Source: Between the Lions

Practice words with the r-controlled vowel "a" in this song from the Between the Lions program.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Video

22. The Dixie Chimps

Source: Between the Lions

Use a song from the Between the Lions program to build phonics and vocabulary skills. Review words containing the sounds of "ch," "oo" and "long o" with this trio of songs by the Dixie Chimps.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary.

Resource Type: Video

23. The un People

Source: Between the Lions

Develop word attack skills and learn how the prefixes "un" and "re" change word meanings in this video clip from the Between the Lions program. The evil "un" people unbutton Monica's coat, and she is very cold until the "re" people come to save her.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Vocabulary.

Resource Type: Video

24. U - United States Toast

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Explore the history behind the United States Flag. Enhance lessons about the letter U with a video and recipe for "United States Toast."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Social Studies

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. United States History. United States History: 1754-1820s.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

25. Vowel Boot Camp

Source: Between the Lions

Review the names of the vowels and explore the short and long sounds of "a" in this video song from the Between the Lions program. The instructor drills soldier A in the sounds he makes in closed syllables and in vowel digraphs, like in "man" and "main."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Video

26. W - Wild Swamp Salad

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Explore the four basic flavors the tongue can taste, and discover that taste buds are not uniformly distributed over the tongue. Enhance lessons about the letter W with a video and recipe for "Wild Swamp Salad."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Body Systems & Senses. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

27. When Two Vowels Go Walking

Source: Between the Lions

Use this video song from the Between the Lions program to help you remember the rule for pronouncing vowel digraphs. When two vowels are together in a word, the first one usually makes its long sound and the second is silent.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Video

28. Without an S

Source: Between the Lions

Review words that make their plurals by adding an "s" with this song from Between the Lions. Cleo wonders what the world would be like without this letter that allows us to have more than one of something.

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Grammar. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Video

29. Word Observation Exercise

Source: WETA: AdLit.org

Watch as a fifth-grade class completes a word observation exercise to help them understand a spelling rule such as consonant doubling. Learn how such exercises focus students' attention and help them construct their own understanding.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Critical Thinking Skills. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Spelling.

Resource Type: Video

30. X - X-Ray Gelatin

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Learn how x-rays were discovered, and investigate how they work. Enhance lessons about the letter X with a video and recipe for "X-Ray Gelatin."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Design & Invention. Physical Science. Energy.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

31. Y - Yogurt Fruit Dip

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Learn about the history of spices, and explore how spices are used for medical and religious purposes. Enhance lessons about the letter Y with a video and recipe for "Yogurt Fruit Dip."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Reading & Language Arts

Topics: Medicine. Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video

32. Z - Zig-Zag Toast

Source: WQLN: Alphabet Kitchen

Discover why there are lots of holes in bread. Enhance lessons about the letter Z with a video and recipe for "Zig-Zag Toast."

Grade Level: K-2, 3-5

Subjects: Reading & Language Arts, Science & Tech

Topics: Reading: Emergent Literacy Skills. Physical Science. Chemistry.

Resource Type: Offline Activity/Project, Video