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This is ONLY a Test!

Grade Levels: 3 - 8
Core Subject(s): Language Arts
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Episodes:

  • This is ONLY a Test! - An Ode to Homonyms

    Page recites an original poem filled with tricky homonyms.

    Length: 00:01:51
  • This is ONLY a Test! - An Ode to Test Taking

    Page Turner creates an original poem about test-taking.

    Length: 00:03:06
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Antonyms

    Page and Kenny trade antonyms and then it's your turn!

    Length: 00:02:42
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Beginning, Middle, End

    With a little help from her trusty umbrella, Page and the gang explain to Kenny that every story has a beginning, a middle and an end.

    Length: 00:02:06
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Be Positive Flash

    Professor Pulsar helps Flash see the importance of a positive attitude.

    Length: 00:02:36
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Bubble Boy

    Our fearless Super Hero, Bubble Boy, saves a young girl who is filling in her test bubble with check marks.

    Length: 00:02:59
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Cinnamon Synonyms

    Kenny tries to help professor Pulsar with the word of the day by baking some tasty "Synonym" rolls.

    Length: 00:02:29
  • This is ONLY a Test! - 'Classical Heads' in Conclusions

    Animated "Classical Heads" discuss the meaning of the word, conclusion.

    Length: 00:02:45
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Flash Cards

    Flash thinks he has invented a brilliant new method for studying.

    Length: 00:02:31
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Following Directions

    Professor Pulsar discovers that he needs to follow directions when he builds a model airplane with disastrous results.

    Length: 00:02:05
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Goals

    Kenny discusses the importance of setting goals.

    Length: 00:01:42
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Inference

    Ananci tries to help Flash study for the RAT's (Rodent Achievement Test) by explaining the meaning of the word inference.

    Length: 00:03:31
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Kenny Summarizes

    Kenny tells Page a very convoluted story. Before Page can understand what Kenny is talking about, he must learn to summarize.

    Length: 00:02:25
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Movie in My Mind

    Page helps Kenny see that reading creates pictures in your mind just like a movie.

    Length: 00:02:30
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Painting with Words

    Page shows Kenny how to bring his writing to life with sparkling words.

    Length: 00:02:48
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Persistence

    Kenny and Page talk about the importance of persistence.

    Length: 00:01:15
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Pie Graphs

    Page, Professor Pulsar, Kenny and Ananci figure out the different kinds of stories they have at the lighthouse with the help of a pie graph.

    Length: 00:02:52
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Pie in the Sky Dreams

    Page, Kenny, and the rest of the Storyology team take a trip to the Kennedy Space Center to save the moon!

    Length: 00:30:41
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Postcards from Page

    Flash has received a post card from Page, but he's having trouble figuring out some of the words.

    Length: 00:02:45
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Procrastination

    Kenny procrastinates while Page tries to explain the word of the week.

    Length: 00:01:54
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Program Introduction

    Page and Kenny introduce the program and characters the kids will be seeing over the next two months.

    Length: 00:03:03
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Relax Flash

    Page gives Flash some tips about relaxing before he takes a big test.

    Length: 00:02:08
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Sequin Sequence

    Professor Pulsar decides to help Page explain the word of the week, sequence, by wearing a sparkly jacket covered in sequins.

    Length: 00:01:43
  • This is ONLY a Test! Show 1 - Don’t Stress the Test

    Kenny is stressed about having to take the FCAT (Funny Clown Achievement Test). So Flash and Page help him relax and study his unicycling, stilt-walking and pratfalls, while reviewing some video shorts from the This is ONLY a Test! Series. Included Videos from the This is ONLY a Test! series are: Procrastination, Test-Taking with Flash, Goals, Relax Flash, Persistence, Pie Graphs, Be Positive Flash, An Ode to Test-Taking and Use your head.

    Length: 00:23:55
  • This is ONLY a Test! Show 2 - Test Taking Tips

    In order to prepare for his BIG TEST, Flash joins a study group that likes playing football and loud music, so Flash just can't concentrate. Page and Kenny review some video shorts from the This is ONLY a Test! series that helps the group with studying and gives them some great test taking tips! Included videos from the This is ONLY a Test! series are: Study Tips, Flash Cards, Movie in my Mind, Use the Right Book, Postcards, Conclusion, Following Directions, Bubble Boy.

    Length: 00:26:12
  • This is ONLY a Test! Show 3 - Writing Tips

    Miss Humdinger, Flash's teacher is giving the Practice RAT today. (That's Rodent Achievement Test). But Flash isn't quite ready for the writing portion, so Kenny and Page review some video shorts from the This is ONLY a Test! series to help him. Included videos from the This is ONLY a Test! series are: Kenny Summarizes, The Boy and the Butter, The Tidy King, Painting with Words, The Write Brothers, Synonyms with Page, Writing Tips.

    Length: 00:23:57
  • This is ONLY a Test! Show 4 - Language Arts

    Flash is jealous of Kenny! To make him feel better, Kenny gives Flash his own talk how. Inluded videos from the This is ONLY a Test! series are: Cinnamon Synonym, Antonyms, An Ode to Homonyms, Sequence, Inference, The Ant and the Grasshopper

    Length: 00:24:39
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Study Tips

    Page helps Kenny develop better study habits including good lighting, few distractions and a neat work space.

    Length: 00:02:13
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Synonyms with Page

    Page trades synonyms with her own reflection a la Mary Poppins.

    Length: 00:01:41
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Test Taking with Flash

    Flash is nervous about taking the R.A.T. (Rodent Achievement Test). Kenny gives him some tips he learned while taking the FCAT (Funny Clown Achievement Test).

    Length: 00:03:05
  • This is ONLY a Test! - The Ant and the Grasshopper

    Ananci helps Flash learn how to compare and contrast information with the fable The Ant and the Grasshopper. Flash also learns and important lesson about putting things off.

    Length: 00:05:27
  • This is ONLY a Test! - The Boy and the Butter

    Ananci explains the meaning of character, plot, setting and central problem while telling a classic "fool" story from Denmark.

    Length: 00:04:15
  • This is ONLY a Test! - The Tidy King

    Ananci reviews character, setting, and plot while telling a story about a silly king who tries to clean the moon.

    Length: 00:03:41
  • This is ONLY a Test! - The Write Brothers #1

    Frank and Lloyed, the Write brothers, create antonyms, synonyms and homonyms in the sky.

    Length: 00:01:38
  • This is ONLY a Test! - The Write Brothers #2

    Frank and Lloyd Write are at it again with ore antonyms, synonyms and homonyms.

    Length: 00:01:55
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Use the Right Book

    Ananci teaches Kenny how to use a dictionary, encyclopedia and an atlas.

    Length: 00:04:08
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 1

    Page and Kenny review week 1.

    Length: 00:03:32
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 2

    Kenny and Page review the week and discuss the importance of eating a good breakfast.

    Length: 00:02:26
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 3

    Kenny explains the 5 P's of juggling, Practice, Patience, Persistence, Positive Attitude and "PFUN".

    Length: 00:02:43
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 4

    Page tells Kenny her favorite way to make up a story.

    Length: 00:03:05
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 5

    Kenny wears stilts to remind kids to set their sights high!

    Length: 00:02:38
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 6

    Kenny attempts to stop procrastinating and ends up rushing through everything at top speed.

    Length: 00:02:37
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 7

    Page talks about the imporance of reading at least fifteen minutes a day.

    Length: 00:03:15
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Weekly Wrap Up 8

    Page and Kenny wrap up the final week and do a reprise of An Ode to Test Taking.

    Length: 00:03:19
  • This is ONLY a Test! - Writing Tips

    Page explains the steps she uses when she writes a story including the most important one; editing.

    Length: 00:02:02

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