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Language Arts Skills Index

The Language Arts and the Math and Science Skills Indexes are designed to help you integrate the TV411 videos, web lessons, and print downloads into your classroom's curriculum. Use the dropdown menu below to browse the full catalog of our language arts materials by the skill or content area they address.

Skill/Content: Vocabulary Building
Type Description Skill/Content
Video Video: Learning New Words

An adult learner shows how to expand your vocabulary.

Vocabulary Building
Video Video: Medical Words

Pat Blackwell improves her reading skills in order to become a nurse.

Vocabulary Building
Video Video: Medicine Labels

Laverne (Liz Torres) dispenses sound advice about reading over-the-counter medicine labels and prescription instructions.

Vocabulary Building
Video Video: Multiple Meanings

TV411's Dictionary Wizards figure out the multiple meanings of a word and pick the definition that works in a specific situation.

Vocabulary Building
Video Video: Prefixes

Question Man (Joey Kola) shops for pre-cooked shrimp and prefixes.

Vocabulary Building
Video Video: Restating

With the help of a no-nonsense judge, Question Man (Joey Kola) learns how to decipher legalese.

Vocabulary Building
Video Video: Suffixes

Question Man (Joey Kola) asks his girlfriend about suffixes and commitment.

Vocabulary Building
Video Video: Synonyms and Antonyms

Poet Stephen Coleman explains the uses of synonyms and antonyms.

Vocabulary Building
Skill/Content: Writer Profiles
Type Description Skill/Content
Video Video: A Poet's Life

Poet Jimmy Baca shares his learning journey and the strength he has gained along the way.

Writer Profiles
Video Video: A Steelworker's Story

A newly-minted writer tells vivid stories of being a female steelworker.

Writer Profiles