Mozart: The Magic Flute - Overture
In this live video (in color) Sir Colin Davis conducts the Orchestra of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden on stage in a concert hall. At the end of the overture, there are excerpts of various scenes from the opera as well as narration and interviews providing information about Mozart and "The Magic Flute." (10:53)
Hai Gia Vinta La Causa, Act 3 “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Live performance conducted by Karl Bohm. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings the role of the Count. (5:43)
Voi Che Sapete, Act 2 “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
This is a performance (recorded 'live') of Cherubino, sung by Susanne Mentzer in a performance at Salzburg in 1991. (3:08)
Non Piu Andrai “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
This is a live performance of Figaro's second aria in Act 1 sung by Ferruccio Furlanetto in a live performance at Salzburg in 1991. (3:49)
Sull’aria “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Cecilia Bartoli and Renee Fleming in a duet from Mozart's performed live at the Metropolitan Opera, 1998. Conductor: James Levine. (2:57)
Porgi Amor “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Kiri Te Kanawa sings the Countess Almaviva’s aria in a live performance.
Westard Movement: Texas Revolt
A short video about slavery as one of the causes of the Texas revolt explained.
U.S. Inches Closer to Civil War
The two steps that result in a Civil War are discussed. The election of Abraham Lincoln, Southern secession and the attack on Fort Sumter lead to the outbreak of the Civil War. A good introduction into causes of Civil War. This video shows how South Carolina attacks the USA and starts the war (2:25).
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.
Learning About Subordinating Conjunction
This brief slide show explains what a subordinating conjunction is.
Subordinating conjunctions are used to join a dependent clause to an
independent clause. Examples are shown of complete thoughts and
The Corrupt Bargain
A two minute video explaining how Jackson lost the election because of what he called a Corrupt Bargain based on the voting of the Electoral College. Good detail about this moment in time.
President Jackson: Cherokees, Tariffs and Nullification
A brief look at Andrew Jackson and the Indian Removal Act of 1830 is the subject of this three minute video. It tells the way the Act was fought by the tribe and they were backed by the Supreme Court. Jackson ignored this and thousands of Native Americans died in the Trail of Tears episode. The Nullification Act is also explained as the South starts to fight the Constitution and start steps resulting in the Civil War at a later date.
Personification Examples in Literature
Personification examples used by politicians, ministers, etc. The video has recordings by the actual individuals using personification, so you may have to adjust your sound as the recording levels vary. For fourth-grade students and older.
Personification in Music
This video instructor uses popular songs to demonstrate how personification is used in songs. The personification examples are underlined in the songs to identify them. An educator could challenge the students to look for other examples of personification in the songs that they listen to. This video is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Awesome Alliteration by Amazing American Academians
Here you will find a slide show video put together by early elementary students to give examples of alliteration. The slides give clear and examples of how to use alliteration. Some of children's narration is garbled and the video quality is fair. Worth a look at the children's work. (2:52)
Workers Strikes in the Gilded Age
This video is accompanied by text. "The end of the nineteenth century saw the most contentious and violent labor conflicts in the history of the nation. Between 1881 and 1900, approximately 23,000 strikes occurred, involving over six million workers. Unfortunately, in about half of the strikes the laborers gained nothing, and in the other half they were only able to elicit meager or modest gains. Bloody confrontations wracked the railroad, steel, and mining industries, often requiring interventi
The Squalid Side of the City
This is a video accompanied by text. "The population explosion and modern inventions turned the city, once friendly and familiar, into an impersonal megalopolis that segregated Americans by race, ethnicity, and social class. City residents discovered that with growth and advancement came grim consequences. Between 1866 and 1915, more than 25 million foreigners left their homelands for the United States. Millions of newcomers had little money, a limited understanding of the English language, and
Participial Phrases and Participles as Adjectives.
Learn about participial phrases and how it acts when its an adjective and how does it act when it is a verb. The narrator in the video shows and explains examples on a whiteboard.
What Is a Participial Phrase?
This short video explains what participles are and how they are used as participial phrases. Present and past participles are discusses. The instructor states that participial phrases modify nouns and pronouns.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s