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Martha Speaks; Martha: Deadline Doggie; It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha

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Series
Martha Speaks
Program
Martha: Deadline Doggie; It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha
Program Number

307

Series Description

Premiered September 1, 2008

"Martha Speaks" is an animated series that is designed to enrich the vocabulary of 4- to 7-year-olds. The series is based on the classic books by Susan Meddaugh that have charmed and captivated millions of children. Each episode uses Martha's unique linguistic abilities and the hilarious consequences to engage kids and help build their vocabulary skills.

In each Martha Speaks episode, the characters use special words throughout the show. Explicit words, marked with (E), are defined by one of the characters on the show. Implicit words, marked with (I), are used on the show but not defined.

Produced with Studio B Productions, Inc. Series release date: 9/1/2008

Program Description

Martha: Deadline Doggie When Martha begins to sniff out leads for Carolina’s paper, the news is not fit to print. Can Martha redeem herself before she puts the paper out of business? Vocabulary (E) article, deadline, eavesdropped(ing), gossip(ing), private (I) type(ing), read(s)(ing), tip, paper, surprise

It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha With The Ronald Report as her new competition, Carolina needs stories, big stories, to keep her paper afloat. But then she finds a story that’s stranger than she bargained for. Vocabulary (E) fabricate(d), source, exaggerate(d)(ing)(tions), (un)reliable, anonymous, retract(ed)(ing)(ion) (I) reporter, lie(s), record, ton, pounds

Duration

00:28:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Children's
Creators
Barss, Karen (Series Producer)
Sullivan, Brigid (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Martha Speaks; Martha: Deadline Doggie; It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E0F558597084AC89A0CFDA2E930291B.
MLA: “Martha Speaks; Martha: Deadline Doggie; It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E0F558597084AC89A0CFDA2E930291B>.
APA: Martha Speaks; Martha: Deadline Doggie; It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E0F558597084AC89A0CFDA2E930291B
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