Martha Speaks; Martha: Deadline Doggie; It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha
MSPE 307 PBS
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- Martha Speaks
- Martha: Deadline Doggie; It’s the Giant Pumpkin, Martha
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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
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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
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- Barss, Karen (Series Producer)
- Sullivan, Brigid (Series Producer)
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