The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Chapter 2
This video is a student project for English class. The students act out scenes based on the novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. This is Chapter 2 of the novel.
The Adventures of Huck Finn Summary
This is a video summary of the Adventures of Huck Finn set to song by Flocabulary. It is a cartoon portrayal of the key events in the story. Please be aware that this song does use some euphemisms so it might not be suitable for younger learners. (5:03)
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1950, as the Red Scare intensified, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy told the Ohio County Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, that the State Department was infested with Communists. He claimed to have a list of 205 names that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party. News of the speech spread quickly across the nation and Republican McCarthy became the talk of Congress..." ( Video is well done and profess
This video is accompanied by text. "When Americans voted Lincoln president, James Buchanan officially became a lame-duck leader. Southerners worried that Lincoln’s victory, which received no support from the South, would lead to political and economic dominance by the North. Slavery, they feared, would be restricted and possibly outlawed. Southerners believed that by claiming their independence they could develop their own banking system and establish trade directly with Europe. No longer woul
Amateur video with slides and narration. There is a great deal of information and interpretation. Reasons for the feeling of Manifest Destiny as well as some of the results of the feeling are a big part of this 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.
Digital Story of the Civil War - History
A very basic and vague overview of the Civil War. Several images, but little meat. Perhaps best for young students.
Thinkwell American Government: City of Indianapolis v. Edmond
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helps to define the fourth amendment. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (07:14) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Thinkwell American Government: Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case that helps to define the relationship between prayer and the U.S. government. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (07:13) This is a clip from a larger segment.
The Amistad Trial
In 1841, the Africans on board the Amistad were ruled free by the Supreme Court and would be sent back to Sierra Leone. This three minute video deals with the aftermath of that trial. Students need to learn about the Amistad event first.
Bush vs. Gore and the Electoral College
Learn more about the 2000 presidential election and electoral problems in this short video. Flordia and the tally problems is mentioned and the decision by the Supreme Court.
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones: Interviews: Kim Goldman and the OJ Trial
A sort video about the aftermath of the murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson, Aphrodite Jones speaks with Kim Goldman as she gives some insight into the events that led to O.J. Simpson's conviction.
Historical Cases - Plessy v. Ferguson
Historical Cases:Plessy v. Ferguson - This seven minute video is about the history of civil rights and Plessy v. Ferguson from 1896. The 14th Amendment is examined as is the case.
This is a video recreation with poor audio. It is at best the reason that this case reached the Supreme Court.
The Dred Scott Decision
This short video goes into what the Dred Scot decision was about using animation. It is rather vague and does not offer a cause and effect insight that would help the students understand the implications of the case based on the time the decision was made.
Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights Clip
This video presents a wonderfully dramatic interweaving of the domestic lives of the highly literate Brontë family and representative selections from the novel. Wuthering Heights. Clips from the Wuthering Heights movie are shown.
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights: Style
TIn this video the style of Emily Bronte's writing in the novel, Wuthering
heights is examined. Style means the way in which a text is written, and how a writer uses literary devices and language. This video is bland visually but is very informative.
This is a song by Kate Bush. It's based on a book; Wuthering Heights written by Emily Brontë! The song words are displayed on the screen as Kate Bush sings.
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights: Quotations and Analysis
this video analysizes the writing of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. There is a great deal to examine. Emily Brontë writes in a dense and detailed manner.
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights: Symbols
In this video symbols that are used by Emily Brontë to help her tell her story in the novel Wuthering Heights are examined. Brontë uses recurring images to help us understand her characters better and to provide social comments about the time in which she lived and wrote. The significance of windows and eyes, doors and locks, books and education, death and, finally, sickness are examined. The most important issue to consider is that of boundaries. This normally suggests some sort of chan