What is a noun and how it is used? Find out in this short, computer animated video. The following concepts will be briefly covered: Definition of a noun, sentence parts, proper use of nouns and examples of nouns. The video has a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz at the end.
Noun Music Video
Here is a video of a 2nd grade class singing a noun Song. The lyrics define a noun and show words and images of nouns in the slide show.
Homeschooling laws vary from state to state and need to be
analyzed and assessed before decide to homeschool children. Learn about homeschooling laws of different states with information from a homeschooling mother in this video clip.
Why Should You Home School?
Learn why home schooling is a good idea, when it started and
why it stopped, in this free home schooling video clip on education.
How to Grade Homeschool Papers
How to Grade Homeschool Papers. Part of the series: Writing and Education. To grade homeschool papers, create a rubric that assigns numbers to what an ideal piece of writing would be, and talk with the children about what is expected for each assignment. The video would have been more helpful if she showed what a rubric is and how to construct...but, it is a start.
How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum - Part 3
This is a speech given at the York Homeschool Convention. It's topic is "How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum". The camera is annoyingly shaky.
How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum - Part 2
This is a speech given at the York Homeschool Convention. It's topic is "How an Ordinary Homeschool Mom Can Write Her Own Curriculum". The speaker seems a little disorganized and the camera is annoyingly shaky.
About Eric Rohmann
This clip is about Author/Illustrator study about Eric Rohmann. His books have won Caldecott awards. Learn about his background, books he has written and his illustrations. The narrator says he starts his books with pictures and then writes the words later. Excerpts are read from his books and illustrations are shown.
Profile of Holly Black
Holly Black, the bestselling author of numerous contemporary
fantasy novels, is perhaps best known for her series, The Spiderwick
Chronicles, which in 2008 was made into a major motion picture. Holly Black talks about her life and her books.
Inventions by Ben Franklin
This 2:25 long video is a "Ben Franklin" talking to a second grade class. The essence is a listing and explanation of some of Franklin's inventions.
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
"Market Women's Cries" Poem by Jonathan Swift
A virtual movie (portrait sitting in chair with book) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) "reading" one of his much loved poems "Market Women's Cries". This poem is a good example of Jonathan Swift as satirist. (1:12)
Sonnet no 18: By William Shakespeare
Shakespeare Sonnet 18 being read. Would be good if students had a copy to see what the words "sounded" like when read by a professional actor.
She Walks In Beauty - poem by George Gordon, Lord Byron, 1814
In the summer of 1814 Lord Byron attended a party and was captured by the beauty of his cousin, Mrs. Wilmot. Mrs Wilmot was in mourning and wearing a black mourning dress. He there for the first time saw his cousin, the beautiful Mrs. Wilmot. According to his friend, Mr. James Webster, "When we returned to his rooms in Albany, he said little, but desired Fletcher to give him a tumbler of brandy, which he drank at once to Mrs. Wilmot's health, then retired to rest, and was, I heard afterwards, in
The life of Andrew Jackson 7 of 10
Andrew Jackson was one of the greatest presidents in US history, a statesman, and the founder of Jacksonian democracy.
Counting By Twos Song
The Counting By Twos Song is great for learning how to skip count from 2 to 50 and 2 to 100. The lyrics, numbers and images are shown as the song is sung.
NASA Kids Science News segment explaining the technology of CDs. (0:58)
Tip 03: Keyboard Shortcuts
Watch Tip 03: Keyboard Shortcuts. Give your mouse a rest. Mac OS X gives you dozens of simple keyboard shortcuts and makes it just as easy to customize your own keyboard shortcuts.
(5/6) Tanks - Battle of Kursk
The battle of Kursk was monumental for numerous reasons but will almost always be remembered for being the largest clash of armor. The vast area around the city of Kursk presented itself as a target with a salient being formed in the Russian line of defense. Hitler needed a victory that would regain the initiative in the east and declared that Operation Zitadelle as it was known" would shine like a beacon to the world" and would avenge the crushing defeat at Stalingrad earlier in the year, but e
Solving Literal Equations
Sometimes we need to use methods for solving literal equations to rearrange formulas when we want to find a particular parameter or variable. This video explains how solving literal equations is often useful in real life situations. For example, we can solve the formula for distance, d=rt, for r to produce an equation for rate. (1:50)