French Phrases for Traveling With Children
Learn common French phrases for traveling with children. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Common French Phrases for Asking for Directions
Learn common French phrases for asking directions. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Survival French- Asking For Help
This brief video, has simple questions (and answers) spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by the English translation. Some of the questions include: Can you speak more slowly?, Where is the post office?, etc. It is well-produced with clear sound.
Let's Discover French 3: Bonne Fête, Canada!
This animation, from the Let's Discover French Level 3 course, is aimed at grades 6 and 7. This animation is about Canada Day! Could also be used as a refresher for more advanced French language learners. Video is entirely in French.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Cultures in Conflict
Cultures in Conflict - This program highlights Wisconsin history between 1634 and 1832. Series host Angie finds an unusual type of architecture - halftimbering - at Old World Wisconsin. This discovery leads her to investigate how these structures came to be built here. As Angie learns about changes in housing that took place in this 200-year period, she also becomes aware of the changes Wisconsin Indians experienced during that time.
Learn French - City Buildings Vocabulary
Each word is pronounced twice in French as the English and French words appear. Learn to speak French to talk about buildings in a city: hospital, police station, post office, bank, supermarket, shop, library, pharmacy, bakery, and cinema.
French Lesson : Les Commerces
This video says the names of stores in French. Some of the stores mentioned (in French): antique store, a wine store, an Irish pub, etc. Each phrase is said once as the words appear on the screen.
Little Red Riding Hood, Part 2 of 3
A Little Red Riding Hood in Eastern Indian clothing with a British accent, a tricky wolf with a French accent, Disney-like animation, music, sound effects. The wolf uses the phrase, "Shut up" at around 2 minutes into this section. Part 2 of 3 (10:00)
The Last of the Mohicans - Silent Movie
This is an early movie adaption of Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper. A fictional drama set in 1757 during the French and Indian War. A silent movie with musical soundtrack, it is quite watchable and tells the story well. Run time 72:00.
Acts and Proclamations
This short cartoon video from Ignite Learning is about the unintended consequences that sometimes result from decisions that are made throughout history. The video briefly addresses the Proclamation of 1763 and the French and Indian War, Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Run time 03:07.
Bobby Kennedy - Announces Run for Presidency
While he was still Attorney General, during his brother’s administration, Bobby Kennedy told journalists that an African-American could be president of the United States within forty years. His observations were printed in U.S. newspapers on the 27th of May, 1961. (Tim Russert gets the year wrong in this “Meet the Press” clip.)
The day after he announced his own candidacy for the U.S. presidency, RFK appeared on television to explain why he was running. This clip feature
The Prohibition of Alcohol in the 1920s
The era of national prohibition began in 1920 with the establishment of the Eighteenth Amendment and was enforced by the Volstead Act passed by Congress that same year. The Act forbade the manufacture and sale of beverages with an alcoholic content greater than .5 percent. Zealous supporters of this law, including many women and parishioners, believed that prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcohol would eliminate the social problems caused by intoxication.
California is Admitted as a Free State
This video is accompanied by text. "In January 1848, gold was discovered on property belonging to John Sutter in the Sierra Nevada foothills of northern California. Sutter tried to keep the discovery secret, but word leaked out shortly after the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo was ratified. An estimated 100,000 “Forty-niners” from around the globe flocked to the gold fields the following year alone. Seemingly overnight, San Francisco grew from fewer than 1,000 residents to a major port city of 2
Uncle Tom's Cabin and its Effects
This video is accompanied by text. "The most significant response to the Fugitive Slave Act came from the pen of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom’s Cabin ran serially for nearly a year in an abolitionist newspaper, before it was published as a book in early 1852. It was an immediate and phenomenal success—selling 10,000 copies its first week in print, and 300,000 within a year. By the time of the Civil War, several million copies were in circulation, and many Union soldiers received
Fort Necsesity and the French and Indian War
For older students, this video goes into detail about the importance of the French and Indian war and the main players in this event. Lots of data and poor video could deter students to take notes on this fast paced presentation. This is a long video that covers a lot of territory.
I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
Gayla Peevey, from Oklahoma, sang this song in 1953, at the age of 10. She encouraged children to send in their pocket change in order to get her a hippopotamus, which she would in turn give to the OKC Zoo. She raised enough money, $3,000, and on Christmas Eve in 1953 the first baby hippo arrived--Matilda. Many people visited the zoo on Christmas Day 1953 to see Matilda, the first hippo to ever grace the doors of the zoo. Matilda lived at the OKC Zoo with her husband, Norman, who arrived in 1967
Michael Savage Reads Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Michael Savage reads and discusses,The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye is a short narrative of a 16 year old boy who failed out of prep school. The novel follows Holden Caulfield through the three days between when he failed out of Pencey Prep School and Christmas. T
J.D Salinger - The Catcher In the Rye PART 1 OF 3
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is the short
narrative of a 16 year old boy who failed out of prep school. In this video the narrator reads excerpts from the novel to summarize the story of The Catcher in Rye in three parts.
J.D Salinger - The Catcher In the Rye Part 2 of 3
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is the short narrative of a 16 year old boy who failed out of prep school. This video reads excerpts from the novel to summarize the plot. A few photos are shown of Salinger and the book cover.
J.D Salinger - The Catcher In the Rye Part 3 of 3
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger is the short narrative of a 16
year old boy who failed out of prep school. This video reads excerpts
from the novel to summarize the plot. A few photos are shown of
Salinger and the book cover.