Apache Girl's Rite of Passage
In New Mexico, the Mescalero Apache reservation prepares for a coming-of-age ritual. Over the span of four days, young Apache girls will pass through ancient tests of strength, endurance, and character that will make them women.
Operation Desert Storm: Bush Announces Ground War
President Bush announces the start of the ground war in Kuwait, and why it was necessary.
The Emancipation Proclamation
This video contains a narration of Abraham Lincoln's proclamation - freeing persons living in slavery. Slides of Lincoln are used. (amateur video)
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.
Early American Literature (1700 - 1800)
A brief look at the Colonial Period also known as the Age of Reason,
Enlightenment, and Naturalism, this seven minute video does not have narration, but does have easy to read descriptions of the major movements of the time such as deism, and the many individuals from presidents to artists to poets. A vast amount of material is included in this video. Students would benefit from having the names of the movements and people listed to help them understand the video better.
A four minute video using interviews and reenactments to show how the actions of the South resulted in huge losses of life and the destruction of property as well. The South's demand to keep slaves so they could make money from their labor almost brought down the nation. A good video for older students.
Overview of the Civil War
This three minute video gives a very general overview of the war, not the causes. It stresses that this was the first industrial era war. Vague in content. Emancipation Proclamation mentioned and its impact is explained.
Learn about The U.S. Civil War 1861-1865 part 2
A very brief overview of the war without much content. Best for remediation and as an introduction.
The American Civil War
A 7:44 minute video that uses old photographs and graphics to explain the war. The video does not offer enough explanation to stand alone. The images might be of value to show the culture.
Inkheart' -- Cornelia Funke's Fantasy Bestseller hits the Silver Screen
Children's book author Cornelia Funke is one of Germany's most
internationally successful writers. Her best known work is the 'Ink'
trilogy. Now the first volume Inkheart has been filmed in Hollywood.Cornelia Funke worked on the script and co-produced the movie.
Deathly Hallows (Audiobook) Ch. 5.4 - Fallen Warrior
Instructor can have students read along with the book in the classroom. (There is only one still image for the duration of the reading.) Instructor can review vocabulary, context clues, elements of a story, etc.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Audiobook)
© 2007 by J.K Rowling
© 2007 Listening Library, Arthur A. Levine Books, an Imprint of Scholastic
© 2007 by Random House, Inc.
Original artwork by Mary GrandPre. Copyright Warner Bros.
The Birth Of Israel (2008) - Part 5-8
Jeremy Bowen presents a look back at the creation of the state of Israel, examining the the events leading up to the Israeli war of Independence in 1949, its...
Interview with Illustrator Jeff Hopkins
MEET ME AT THE CORNER travels to Brooklyn to meet children's illustrator Jeff Hopkins. A very young girl interviews him in this video. Good questions, but hard to hear them. He suggests carrying a sketchbook "everywhere you go." His website is www.picturescometolife.com He says he loves to get email from children. (3:33)
Kathi Appelt Reading at the 2008 National Book Award
Kathi Appelt reads an excerpt from her 2008 National Book Award Young People's Literature Finalist book, The Underneath. Kathi Appelt sings a blues song from a chapter in the book.
Cooperative Learning Groups - Centers
A fun insight into using cooperative learning centers in an elementary science class. The video is set to music and shows students interacting in groups. It zooms in on the group's instructions and work and occasionally gives the audio of the students talking. It aso shows how the students move to new groups. Run time 03:10.
First Day of School Activities for Kindergarten
Lecture- First Day of School Activities for Kindergarten. Part of the series: Reading, Writing & Education. The first day of school activities for kindergarten students should include reading a book that makes the students feel comfortable, activities that introduce the students to their new school. (1:39)
Transformations - Translation, Reflection, Dilation, and Rotation
Models of translations, reflections, dilations and rotations. Teacher explains clearly and slowly. Shows alternate methods for performing the operations. Contains 4 different sections, so the video can be stopped after each section for practice. The background is a bit distracting.
How to Determine If a Graph Represents a Dilation
Students learn that when the dimensions of a figure are
increased or decreased to create a new figure that is similar to the
original figure, the transformation is called a dilation. Students are
then asked to determine whether a given transformation on a coordinate system represents a dilation. Students are also asked to graph a dilation of a given figure on a coordinate system by multiplying all of the coordinates of the vertices of the figure by a given number. E
Geometry Final Review on Dilation-Dilations and Ratios of Dilations- Part 1
Teacher reviews dilations for students. The teacher in the video gives and example with pencil and paper. This is part 1 of 2 parts.
Geometry Final Review Standard 2 part 2
This is part 2 of 2 parts. This video shows examples of dilations using pencil and paper for a geometry final review.