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615 resources with the concept word meanings

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Terrence Howard: Incognito

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Terrence Howard explains the meaning of the word incognito. Elmo learns that the word means change the way you look by wearing a disguise. Both a chicken and a pig wear a disguise to show Elmo the meaning of incognito.
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Jimmy Fallon: Inspect

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jimmy Fallon defines the meaning of the word inspect. This is a fun word to share with your class. They will love to identify things they can inspect in the classroom.
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Jake Gyllenhaal: Separate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jake Gyllenhaal explores the meaning of separate. With an octopus on top of his head, he has to experiment with this concept. It's a fun way to introduce this new Language Arts.
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Song: Silly Sounding Words

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sesame Street characters celebrate words. They list some of their favorite silly sounding words including tweezers, snorkel, flapjack, smudge, and aardvark. Children could then list their own favorite words. It's a great way to make...
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Neil Patrick Harris: Curly

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Neil Patrick Harris discusses the word curly in this video. He and Elmo show examples of curly things, including a ribbon, straw, and pasta.
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Usher: Volunteer

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The musician Usher helps Elmo understand the meaning of the word volunteer. By using examples involving Sesame Street inhabitants, Usher makes the meaning of this word clear. This is a great video to use to help learners develop new...
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Jennie Garth: Garden

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jennie Garth and Abby describe what a garden is in this video. There are some wonderful visuals to go with the descriptions to make this concept come alive. What an entertaining film.
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Hugh Jackman: Concentrate

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Hugh Jackman discusses the meaning of the word concentrate. Elmo demonstrates how to concentrate. It's an entertaining film.
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Tiki Barber: Quest

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Tiki Barber embarks on a journey to find the meaning of the word quest. He asks many Sesame Street residents until he finds the answer. The Cookie Monster tells him he's on a quest to find cookies.
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Idina Menzel And Taye Diggs: Allergic

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs demonstrate the meaning of allergic. They are allergic to chickens, shrimp, and more. This is an entertaining way to explore the meaning of this word.
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Who's Alive?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What makes something "alive"? Cookie Monster explains three criteria about live things: it grows, breaths, and eats. After watching this video in the classroom, ask viewers to give examples of what is alive.
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Season 40 Highlights

For Teachers Pre-K - K
This video is a compilation of highlights from Sesame Street's Season 40. There are songs, famous people, and a lot of fun. This film could be used as a filler activity when pupils are done with their daily work.
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Steppin'

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A group of step dancers demonstrate the meaning of high/low, fast/slow, and up/down. This is a creative way to explore opposites. Your class will be motivated to create their own dances illustrating opposites.
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Rebecca Romijn: Accessories

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Rebecca Romijn shares the meaning of accessories with learners. Abby uses magic to show a series of accessories including a necklace, handbag, and more. Learners will love sharing the types of accessories they have on or at home. It can...
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It's Important

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Cookie Monster shows what the word important means using cookies as his visual aid. He says that gingerbread, chocolate chip, and sugar cookies are all important to him. Learners can discuss what is important to them.
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Jennifer Garner: Galoshes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Abby has some trouble understanding what the term galoshes means. Jennifer Garner helps her figure out what they are not, and they end up with a pair of pink, floral galoshes.
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Julie Bowen: Binoculars

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What a great way to better understand the meaning of a word! Julie Bowen doesn't just tell viewers what binoculars means. She shows them.
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Professor Tv: Open And Closed

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Providing a demonstration of what the words open and closed mean, this video could be used as an introduction to this concept. Viewers will love the fun way Bill Irwin shows the meanings.
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What's in a Word?

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore compound words and their use in text with young readers. They locate, create, separate, and define compound words found in meaningful text and print. In addition, they create a compound word bank, create words using strips, and...
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Letters as Informational Text: Comparing and Contrasting Three Accounts about Segregation (Promises to Keep, Pages 38–39)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLetters ... a lost art or good resource? Scholars add letter writing to their informational text chart and describe the features of a letter. They then look at page 38 in Promises to Keep and complete a Perspectives Venn diagram. To...
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Furious Frogs

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
New ReviewA multiplayer learning game challenges scholars to match words making antonym pairs. 
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: The Story of Bus Desegregation (Promises to Keep, Page 21)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's all connected. Learners read event details in Promises to Keep to determine the connection between the bus boycott and Jackie Robinson. They watch a video and read Rules for Riding Desegregated Buses to discover even more details to...
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Reading to Determine Important Relationships between People and Events: The Importance of the 1936 Olympics for African Americans (Promises to Keep, Pages 16–19)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars look at cause-and-effect relationships while doing a close read of the 1936 Olympics on pages 16-19 of Promises to Keep. They complete a cause-and-effect note catcher and add their ideas to an anchor chart. Readers then work...
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: Learning about the Great Migration (Promises to Keep, Pages 10–13)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewGet the story straight. Scholars gather information about the Great Migration as they listen to a reading from Promises to Keep. They then examine the text to find evidence to support the feeling of resentment. Learners take part in a...