A Christmas Carol
This is the first ten minutes of the 1984 film, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, featuring actors George C. Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge and Frank Finlay as Jacob Marley. Marley's ghost visits Scrooge to warn him to change his selfish ways before he dies, if he does not wish to become an old ghost in chains.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-A Place Called Wisconsin
This introduction to the series takes a fresh look at Wisconsin geography. Series host Liz Chobanian Richeson and the Wis Kids locate Wisconsin in the universe, find their own home towns within the state, and begin to explore the places created by the work of people and nature in this part of the world. As students learn about Wisconsin's unique physical characteristics, they will begin to gain an appreciation of their own sense of place in the world. The program considers some of the key
Discovery Channel - Solar Storm - Part 5
This video is a combination of documentary and speculation concerning severe solar storrms. Suitable for high school students.
Have an Explosive 4th of July from The GiggleBellies!
In this cute video the GiggleBellies elephant, Peanuts, celebrate the 4th of July by popping fireworks from his snout. Students will enjoy watching this colorful, fun video (0:57).
One Pink Valentine Song
Song is sung to the tune of "Ten Little". Song reinforces counting skills.
History of Thanksgiving
This video discussed the history of Thanksgiving when the pilgrims celebrated by having food to eat, and giving thanks to the Indians that helped them make it through their first winter in this new land they now call home. This could be a helpful resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts on holidays in the middle school classroom. (2:39)
Personal Space Social Story
Person space is something that is very important for all students. While it comes naturally for most children, some require direct instruction using social stories. This social story focuses on personal space- who needs it and how to get it.
Whispers Listening Game
This game really tests listening and speaking skills and encourages teamwork. To make it more enjoyable, add a competitive element. Split the class into teams, and the team that more closely matches the original phrase scores a point. Children in the video demonstrate how to play the game. (04:57)
Watch & Learn: Invented Spelling
In a Connecticut suburb, first grade teacher Carol Spinello turns a spelling lesson into something of a game. (4:42)
SAT Reading Test Prep - Sentence Completion
This brief video discusses using the PROVE technique while taking the SAT Reading completion. However, the video does not fully discuss the technique, but, hopefully, the viewer will be encouraged to seek further SAT information regarding this technique. (01:17)
SAT Use The Right Word
This video addresses how to use the right word on the SAT. The rules given are: 1. Don't confuse similar words. 2. Don't use the wrong idiom. 3. Don't use the wrong verb. Examples of the first rule are given, while the video stops before giving examples for the last two rules. (4:09)
SAT Subject Verb Agreement, Part 2
This video begins with a brief recap of part 1 of this set of videos. Then, new rules are introduced, including knowing which subjects are singular, how to select verbs for compound subjects, and using "is/was" and "there/were". The video then works on giving examples for the first rule about singular subjects.
SAT Subject Verb Agreement, Part 1
This video addresses subject-verb agreement, especially in the context of the SAT. Some tips to do this on the SAT include ignoring the extra information between commas and ignoring prepositional phrases. Examples of the first tip are given before the video ends.
Learn French Verbs - Aimer - Imparfait
Learn French verbs - Aimer - Imparfait. This short video has the imperfect forms of the aimer (the verb 'to like' or 'to love'). The instructor shows how to use the the imperfect aimer with I, you, he, she, they, etc. The words appear on the screen as the instructor speaks.
Tomato Finds Nouns and Verbs
Tomato tries to find the nouns and verbs in sentences.
Fixing Run On Sentences in Essays
Learn how to fix run on sentences in essays in this video from a writing expert.
Sentence Content for Essays
Learn how to improve sentence content in this video. The instructor talks about sentence structure and vocabulary.
Titling a Public Speech
Titling a Public Speech. Part of the series: How to Pick a Public Speech Topic. It's important to have a good title for your public speech. Get tips for titling a speech in this free video clip from a professional public speaker.
Public Speaking - Organize Main Idea
Nervous about standing in front of your classmates to make a speech? Identify the main ideas of a speech and make an outline. This is a clip from a larger segment. (01:21)
This video slideshow has no sound but words and images appropriate to the subject of Time and is suitable for younger learners.