MARTHA SPEAKS

Program Details
Air Time: 
09/26/2014 - 2:30am - 2:59am
Program Title: 
MARTHA PUTS OUT THE LIGHTS (PTS. 1 & 2)
Program Service: 
KD
Program URL: 
http://pbskids.org/martha/
PSIP Description: 
Martha gets people to sign a petition to ban fireworks, but Helen and her friends are devastated.
Long Description: 
Martha Puts Out the Lights, Part 1 - For Martha and the other dogs, Saturday night fireworks are the worst part of summer, and Mrs. Demson couldn't agree more. In fact, she's trying to get people to sign a petition to ban fireworks. Can Martha get enough signatures to make summer less scary for dogs? Vocabulary: (E) petition, illegal, cause, picket(ing), goal, ban(ning) (ed), protest(ing) (I) sign(ning)(ed), ask(ing), "on strike". Martha Puts Out the Lights, Part 2 - Helen and her friends are devastated about the fireworks ban. Martha realizes that she helped Mrs. Demson ruin their fun, but can she find a way to reverse the ban and still protect her sensitive ears? Vocabulary: (E) purpose, signature(s), unite, majority, prohibit(ed) (I) fireworks, summer, write, support(ed).