How to Homeschool Your Child : How to Plan a Home School Schedule
Teach your children from home; learn how important scheduling is in homeschooling and how to plan a home school schedule in this video on homeschooling. The video has English captions.
Homeschooling Tips : How to Homeschool High School
When homeschooling a high school student, create a lesson plan that prepares them for the college or trade school they're interested in by paying attention to scholastic requirements. Set up a lesson plan that covers important subject matter with tips from a homeschool teacher. Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Homeschooling Tips : How to Make a Lesson Plan for Homeschooling
When making a lesson plan for a homeschool student, purchase user-friendly curriculum books or create your own using various textbooks.
Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Essay Game Show on Narrative Writingpart 2
This is part 2 of 2 of a mock game show that judges essays of students. This program will enhance student writing skills by helping them improve in organization, content, word choice, voice, and sentence fluency.
Tips On: How to Become a Good Narrative Writer
Tips for becoming a good narrative writer by reading a variety of novels and experimenting with narrative styles. Consider taking writing classes to help improve writing skills with advice from a writer and playwright.
In 1995, an avalanche overran an unsuspecting fishing village in Iceland, killing 20 of its residents. Although avalanches are a common occurrence in the region, this was the first avalanche in this village's history to travel as far as the city center. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn more about the Iceland avalanche and how engineers plan to protect the village from future avalanches. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:18.
American Revolution: The World Turned Upside Down
(Episode 5 of the series Liberty, by PBS) When the war in the North was fought to a stalemate, Sir Henry
Clinton thought his troops could defeat the rebellion in the American
South. Perhaps, with people still loyal to the British Crown, the long
and costly war could finally end in Britain's favor.
After the fall of South Carolina, Clinton's strategy seemed to be
working very well. He sent Lord Cornwallis to complete the job. But
Causes of War of 1812
This five minute video uses maps and painting and illustrations to show how the impressment helped start the war. A timeline of the war is useful for the students.
History of Territorial Expansion of the United States (maps)
History of Territorial Expansion of the United States. Clip shows multimedia maps of the united states with information about the history of territorial expansion of the United States from 1763 to present.
California Gold Rush
The discovery of gold during the 1840s attracts thousands of people attracts hoping to strike it rich in California and resulting in that state being admitted into the union. Mainly talk with little effort to show maps or images.
Reconstruction Begins- Social Issues
This video is accompanied by text. "While Southerners were mourning the loss of their financially lucrative labor source, more than four million former slaves were trying to find their way as freedmen. The majority of the emancipated blacks were illiterate, with limited skills and financial resources..."
The one factor that connected most former slaves was a thirst for religion. Many masters had allowed their slaves to worship beside them, but with the Emancipation Proclamation former sla
This video is accompanied by text. "A clash between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction was now inevitable. By the end of 1865, Radical Republican views had gained a majority in Congress, and the decisive year of 1866 saw a gradual diminishing of President Johnson’s power..." (Professionally produced material with scholarly ideas and arguments.)
In June of 1866, the Joint Committee on Reconstruction determined that, by seceding, the southern states had forfeited “a
The Idea of Communism - Red Scare
As World War I was raging in Europe, a political and social revolution defined by a struggle between the labor class and capitalists was taking place in Russia. In early 1917, the Bolshevik Party, headed by Vladimir Lenin, felt that the social climate in Russia was beginning to change in their favor. Outlining his plan for a communist revolution, Lenin wrote his “April Thesis” to demonstrate the Bolshevik vision for a Soviet State. By the end of October 1917, the Bolshevik Party, soon to be
Preschool Lesson: Building Capital Letters With Dough
Here, Ryan has fun building letters with roll-a-dough while improving his finger strength and motor skills. This multisensory activity is also a great prewriting exercise.
Changing with the Tide
The Changing with the Tide lesson plan is written around a role-play activity in which students learn about and act out the behavior of plants and animals in a salt marsh habitat as the tides change. An unusual feature of salt marshes is the dramatic daily change in stresses and interactions that the organisms face. On this Starting Point page, teachers can find learning goals, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment hints and references and resources dealing with this exercise.
World War I 1914-1918 Map of battles of the war
Totally told with maps. This animated slideshow with narration provides an excellent backdrop into the alliances that led to WWI. It also provides a very brief synopsis of the major politico-military developments of the times throughout the war. The story is told very fast.(6:45)
Outbreak of WWI - Alliances and the Schlieffen Plan
This short video is an overview of the outbreak of WW1. The two alliances are shown on a map and the war declaration is shown. There is an explanaion of the Schlieffen Plan.
Samurai: The Way of the Warrior
This is an article about the Japanese warriors known as the Samurai. There are no moving images in this video; it just has narration. (02:42) Great for improving listening skills.
Rounding 3-digit Numbers to the Nearest Ten
Math With Larry presents an interactive white board lesson on rounding. Larry quickly reviews place value and then shares the rounding rules. Teacher encourages students to highlight or underline the digit the student is rounding to decrease confusion. The teacher tells students why rounding is an important skills and how to use it. (3:44)
Geography of Japan
This is a slide show (no narration) about the geography of Japan. Yhe slide show includes the different landforms and water forms that can be found in the area. The viewer may have to open the images to 'full screen' as many of the slides have detailed maps.