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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: Context Clues
Type Description Skill/Content
Lesson Dictionary Entries

When you come across a new word in a book or newspaper, don’t pass it by. Look it up in the dictionary!

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Lesson More Roots and Their Families

How does something spectacular relate to a crowd of spectators? Pay attention to the roots and you’ll find out!

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Lesson Personal Dictionary

Want to expand your vocabulary? Start a personal dictionary. A blank address book is a perfect place to list new words and definitions.

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Lesson Prefixes Say Plenty

How do you buy fish at the market? Precooked? Deboned? Defrosted? Even when you’re shopping for seafood, prefixes come in handy.

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Lesson Words with Multiple Meanings

What does “fan” mean? That depends on how it’s used in a sentence. Many English words have more than one definition. You’ll find them all in the dictionary.

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Print Lesson Context Clues

Click on the title to download the worksheet.

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Print Lesson Understanding Hard Words

Click on the title to download the worksheet.

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Video Video: Language of Leases

A couple reads the fine print on a lease and makes a list of questions before signing.

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Video Video: Restating

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

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Skill/Content: Correspondence
Type Description Skill/Content
Lesson How to Write a Business Email

Email is a handy form of communication, whether for business or pleasure. Shortcuts are fine when you’re emailing friends…but for a business email, make sure you put your best self forward!

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