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Sesame Street

Elmo Hleps Gordon Set Up Chess Pieces (#4036)

Gordon is preparing for an exciting chess match against Alan. Gordon is setting up the board and studying a chess book when Elmo comes by. Elmo wants to help and at first Gordon is weary of this but he ends up deciding that Elmo can help with the set up and explore the chess pieces. Elmo notices how some pieces are very different from others in various ways and he tells a story using the many different pieces. Madness ensues as the story evolves and becomes more and more real. ~ [58 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: SESAME STREET has garnered more than 100 awards, including 101 Emmys, two Peabodys, four Parents' Choice Awards and an Action for Children's Television Special Achievement Award. The series delivers academic and social education that prepares kids for grade school. Since its premiere, the show's base curriculum has been set by academic research on preschoolers. Encore episodes focus on music and art and how these tools can be used to develop the whole child - the cognitive, social, emotional and physical attributes. In addition, "Elmo's World," which looks at the world through the eyes of a three-year-old, continues as a featured segment. Themes include birthdays, pets, teeth, families, games and more.

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