Compound & Complex Sentences
A video powerpoint for learning the structure of compound and complex sentences. There is no sound, but there are a lot of examples. (11:05)
The Elements of Drama Trailer
Just the Facts: Understanding Literature: The Elements of Drama is a snippet stating definitions of genre, drama, plot, in a multiple-choice quiz format. Could be used for pre-teaching or review only
Analyze Your Audience - Part 1
The First A in the ADVANCE Formula stands for "Analyze the Assignment" and "Analyze your Audience." When you understand the psychology of the essay marker, your audience, you will have a new appreciation of what their job is and how that impacts your task of writing that paper. Bryan Rempel holds a Masters Degree in Education and is a Master Teacher for Dr. J.B. Webster's Blended Structure and Style program of teaching writing, as well as an Accomplished Instructor for the Institute for Excellen
The K-W-L Chart
This video discusses the K-W-L graphic organizer. This is most often used when reading or researching about a specific topic. This video uses the topic of Egypt as an example. The K stands for what you already KNOW, the W stands for WHAT you WANT to know, and the L satnds for what you LEARNED. (4:00)
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
How to organize for an essay. This version is hosted on Watchknow.
Baroque Dance - Menuet / Il Giardino Armonico
Charles Dieupart (1667~1740)
[ Les Six Suites ] 1701
Suite n° 6 en fa mineur
pour clavecin ou (flûte ou violon et basse continue)
- 6. Menuet -
Il Giardino Armonico
Giovanni Antonini (flûte)
Enrico Onofri (violon)
Vittorio Ghielmi (viole de gambe)
Ottavio Dantone (clavecin)
Kaspar Mainz, Natalie Gal, Uta Gruber (danses)
Choreographed by Musica et Saltatoria
This video is an excerpt from a half-hour documentary that tells the story of a group of poets in the early 20th century who set out to prove that the South could produce highly intellectual art. Of the 16-member group of poets known as The Fugitives, four members went on to become professional men of letters. John Crowe Ransom, Donald Davidson, Allen Tate and Robert Penn Warren made tremendous contributions to the art of poetry through their individual voices, their influence on the art form, a
The Korean War - The Chinese Surprise
This video discusses the invasion of South Korea and entrapment of American soldiers there at the beginning of the war.
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
World At War: Alone (4th) 1 of 6
The fourth installment in a long series covering World War II in great detail from every angle. This segment deals with the plight of the British having to having to go it alone from May of 1940 to May 1941. This video has interviews, still photos and movie images.
World At War: Alone (4th) 5 of 6
The third episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville. Footage of Buckingham Palace being bombed and Churchill talking to the people. Acutal footage. (8:28)
Good Presentations: Characteristics
Good Presentations: Characteristics. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. For good presentations, presenters are natural, passionate and easy to relate to. Learn characteristics of good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (01:57)
Solving Percent Problems, Part 3 of 3
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to solve this problem: 78 is 15 percent of what number?
Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (05:26)
Describing the Meaning of Percent, Part 2 of 2
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to solve this problem: Show 109 percent by shading the squares.
Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (02:22)
Romanticism and British Literature
This video goes through the romantic period and points out the main authors and important figures. Several major figures are mentioned, but the video moves too rapidly for most students to take notes so a list of those mentioned and what they did would be of value. There are many terms used that the teacher may need to explain. The video is seven minutes long.