Top Ten Poetic Devices
This is an outstanding video of the'Top Ten Poetic devices'. This video made for the Learning English through Poems and Songs workshop from British Council Hong Kong(C) EDB 2009. The video is suitable for third-grade students and older.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s
Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (2/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
Passing the GED Math Test
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang shares basic tips and strategies. He reminds students to study multiplication tables to prepare. (1:48)
Practice GED Testing
A GED prep tutor explains how to practice taking an exam to get a feel for its structure. To practice GED testing, follow the correct timing instructions, use the same type of bubble sheet and take a practice test the day before the formal exam.
Pride & Prejudice (1995) Episode 3 (Part 6/6)
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice.
This movie is an almost perfect adaptation of the novel. This is part
6 of 6 parts.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Chapter 2
This video is a student project for English class. The students act out scenes based on the novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. This is Chapter 2 of the novel.
The Adventures of Huck Finn Summary
This is a video summary of the Adventures of Huck Finn set to song by Flocabulary. It is a cartoon portrayal of the key events in the story. Please be aware that this song does use some euphemisms so it might not be suitable for younger learners. (5:03)
The Roman Empire: Years of Eruption-Episode 4 fo 4
Rival generals fight for control in Rome; Mount Vesuvius erupts; Emperor Trajan expands the empire.
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1950, as the Red Scare intensified, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy told the Ohio County Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, that the State Department was infested with Communists. He claimed to have a list of 205 names that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party. News of the speech spread quickly across the nation and Republican McCarthy became the talk of Congress..." ( Video is well done and profess
Jennie Wade: Maid of Gettysburg
Jennie Wade was a 21-year-old civilian girl who was killed during the battle at Gettysburg. This video gives a brief overview of the battle at Gettysburg while discussing the life of Jennie Wade, the Maid of Gettysburg, and her family.
Digital Story of the Civil War - History
A very basic and vague overview of the Civil War. Several images, but little meat. Perhaps best for young students.
For many people in post-Katrina New Orleans, religious faith is one of the only ways to keep hope alive. Explore visits a Baptist church right in the heart of the damaged city, where the soulful music of Larry Love Hamilton helps to soothe the pain of the tragedy and awaken the spirit within.
Thinkwell American Government: City of Indianapolis v. Edmond
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helps to define the fourth amendment. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (07:14) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Thinkwell American Government: Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helps to define the relationship between prayer and the U.S. government. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (07:13) This is a clip from a larger segment.
The Amistad Trial
In 1841, the Africans on board the Amistad were ruled free by the Supreme Court and would be sent back to Sierra Leone. This three minute video deals with the aftermath of that trial. Students need to learn about the Amistad event first.
Bush vs. Gore and the Electoral College
Learn more about the 2000 presidential election and electoral problems in this short video. Flordia and the tally problems is mentioned and the decision by the Supreme Court.
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones: Interviews: Kim Goldman and the OJ Trial
A sort video about the aftermath of the murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson, Aphrodite Jones speaks with Kim Goldman as she gives some insight into the events that led to O.J. Simpson's conviction.
Historical Cases - Plessy v. Ferguson
Historical Cases:Plessy v. Ferguson - This seven minute video is about the history of civil rights and Plessy v. Ferguson from 1896. The 14th Amendment is examined as is the case.
This is a video recreation with poor audio. It is at best the reason that this case reached the Supreme Court.