The Civil War: Technological Conflict
A review of the most important technology developments in the Civil War Era. Not much depth of how these developments changed society, but does show the start of major differences between the North and South. A good video to show prior to a study of the war. It is best used with maps and a compare and contrast assignment about the North and South.
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers.
Map Skills: Using Maps Together- Phoenix Learning Group
Professionally Made Video Clip- This program emphasizes the value of combining information from elevation, transportation, and physical feature maps and natural resource maps.
Writing Lessons : How to Teach Personal Narrative Writing for 3rd Grade
Teaching personal narrative writing to third graders is a great way to help children develop powerful writing skills and show them how to find their voice. Improve writing skills in children with tips from a credentialed teacher in this video on writing lessons.
Writing Lessons : How to Teach Summarizing in Writing
Teaching children summarizing in writing helps students to be concise, to think clearly and become better speakers. Develop powerful writing skills with tips from a credentialed teacher in this video on summarizing.
New Deal: We Work Again - 1930's
We Work Again is a US government civic-minded film aimed specifically at the unemployed African American population in the wake of the Great Depression. Produced by the Work Projects Administration, the largest New Deal agency, We Work Again works to illustrate how black citizens would not be left out of the FDR's relief plan. We Work Again includes rare documentary footage of the Depression era, depictions of the New Deal in effect, and a rousing choir of singers, ending the film on a hopeful n
FDR and Packing the Supreme Court (4)
After a landslide election victory, FDR moves forward on his plan to pack the court. It brought out a great deal animosity towards FDR.
This is an overview of the influx of African-Americans to New York, maps of where they tended to settle, major authors, and the New Negro Movement are discussed. This lesson is best used with brief biographies of those individuals mentioned and a sampling of some of the materials developed by those mentioned would be ideal to gain a better understanding of the times and events.
Declaration of Independence
On June 7, 1776, Virginia delegate Richard Henry Lee introduced to the Continental Congress a resolution: "That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States." He further called "for forming foreign Alliances and preparing a plan of confederation." Lee's resolution announced America's break from England, but members of Congress believed a more formal explanation was needed to unify the colonies, secure foreign assistance, and justify their actions to the world.
The Declaration of Independence: Ideas for a New Age
This 17 minute examines the basic principles and concepts set forth in the Declaration of Independence, as well as the American leaders, their ideas and the historical events that resulted in the document. Good details. Best used with a timeline and a word list. Many items need a great deal more explanation, but the video is a good start.
Has video quiz, too.
The Purpose and Intent of the Founders
This video is accompanied by text. "The Bill of Rights guarantees basic human and political rights to Americans. As an addendum to the United States Constitution, the document has evolved in scope through judicial interpretation.
Many states had a Bill of Rights in their own constitution and insisted that the protections be added to the federal document. Two states, North Carolina and Rhode Island, refused to ratify the Constitution until a Bill of Rights was included. Five other states,
The Townshend Duties
History video for high school. "The repeal of the Stamp Act did not end Britain’s plan to tax the colonies. In 1767, Chancellor of the Exchequer Charles Townshend proposed enacting new customs duties on the most popular items imported by the colonies. Parliament approved The Townshend duties (also referred to as the Townshend Revenue Act), which taxed a wide variety of imports, including glass, lead, paints, paper, silk, and tea. Unlike the Stamp Act, the new levy was an indirect tax payable a
Declaration of Independence
Congress approves the Declaration of Independence. Watch the voting on the resolution to break ties with England.The document is then read to the public.
The Declaration of Independence
This is the second part of "A Powerful Performance." Here, the
Declaration is read by many popular actors, including Mel Gibson,
Michael Douglas, Whoopi Goldberg, Winona Ryder, and others. To hear it
read with such zeal is very inspiring. Think of this document whenever
you think of the role of government.
The signers of the Declaration of Independence
All 56 of the founding fathers who put their signatures to that historic document July 1776 are in this video along with the state they represented and their...
The Declaration of Independence: Jefferson's Role
The 2nd Continental Congress appointed Thomas Jefferson to draft the Declaration of Independence. Good details about how Jefferson came up with some ideas for the Declaration using theme of an unjust King. Students need to have a copy of this document is go along with the video as well as a timeline of events that resulted in this work.
Declaration of Independence - Set to Music
Michael Greenspan and family have set the first few lines of the Declaration of Independence to music, making it fun and easy to learn a bit of this very important document. Run time 01:30.
Some adjectives in English end in -ing and -ed. When you use this kind of adjective please note that:
Those ending in -ed describe how we feel. e.g. I am tired. She is interested in our plan. They were surprised to hear the news.
Those ending in -ing describe the things that cause us to have these feelings. e.g. This work is tiring. She thinks our plan is interesting.
Instructor does not use a whiteboard. Her instruction is accompanied by captions at the b
Carpentry Skills Contest - Part 2
Carpentry Skills USA contest held at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater, WA January 30, 2010. Live action video of 20 contestants working on projects while judges observe. No narration. Includes photos of the contestants receiving their prizes. (6:11)
Animated cartoon with male narrator, music, sound effects. Rumpelstiltskin is a character in a fairy tale of the same name that originated in Germany (where he is known as Rumpelstilzchen). The tale was collected by the Brothers Grimm, who first published it in the 1812 edition of Children's and Household Tales. It was subsequently revised in later editions until the final version was published in 1857. A fairy tale about a girl who ends up in t