D-Day to Berlin - The Battle for France (Part 6 of 6)
History Channel Video. 1944, Europe's future hung in the balance. Our 3-part series follows the story of Allied forces--from Normandy to the assault on Germany--and the victories that led to WWII's end in 1945. We begin on the day after D-Day, unfolding over the summer of 1944 as the initial narrow sliver of French coastline gained by the Allies is slowly extended. By the end of August, Allied victory seemed assured. Rommel had been wounded, Hitler was directing the battle, and the German army w
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.
citizED Post-16 Strand: 16-19 Citizenship: A Literature And Information Review
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) providing a literature and information review.
Hitler's Rise to Power
The video explains how Adolf Hitler rose to power from obscurity. It describes the economic situation in Germany in the 1920s and how the Nazi party grew. There is original footage and fragments of Hitler's speeches with narration. The role of propaganda and who supported his is stated. There is an account of how the Nazi party grew in numbers in the German parliament. The video also describes the way in which The German president appointed Hitler as chancelor and how Hitler started to act. The
Feeling the Strain: An overview of the literature on teachers’ stress
‘Feeling the Strain’ is a review of published literature on stress in teaching, its impact, and its comparison with other professions.
Conception de protocoles expérimentaux :
comprendre l'actualité récente en paléontologie.
21st September 2006, the most of the internationals media shows the child of Dikika as a discover in Ethiopia : a three age old Australopithecus. The craniums pictures were similar as this we used in a labwork we proposed to pupils in French high school.
Systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to promote mental wellbeing in primary schoo
This report is a systematic review of the published literature on the effectiveness of school based interventions that aim to promote mental wellbeing amongst children in primary education and that both take a universal approach and are primarily focussed on the prevention of violence or bullying.
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
Moscow 1941 - 1/6
Hitler tries to take Moscow, thinking once he had Moscow he would be able to take all of Russia. German forces quickly advance.
Moscow 1941 - 6/6
German troops start to retreat. Because of the freezing conditions many soldiers did not return home.
The End of the Frontier
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1890, the Census Bureau announced the end of the frontier, meaning there was no longer a discernible frontier line in the west, nor any large tracts of land yet unbroken by settlement. This news had a terrific psychological impact on many Americans. For the first time in history, America was without a frontier. The frontier was a part of American national identity. The ideal of an ever-pioneering spirit with eternally new wildernesses to conquer was the Ame
Post World War I: 1919-1923
The video shows original footage. There is a narration of the main terms of the peace treaties. The reactions of the people of Germany is described. The key issue discussed is Reparations and how this affected Germany. In 1922 the Germans did not pay any more. France decided to force the German sending troops. Protest meetings against France were held. There was a lot of brutality. in 1923 the German economy collapsed. There is reference to the rise of Hitler and who supported him. The video sho
The German Army and the Russian Winter
The German Army repeats Napoleon’s mistake in fighting through the Russian winter. The Weather Channel presentation of what the armies faced in winter.
Hitler Visits The Russian Front
Actual footage of Hitler as the Germans invade Russia.There is narration that discusses Hitler's goals and how the generals in the German army felt about and carried out the orders.
Battle of Kursk - 1 of 2
Fought in July 1943, Kursk included the greatest tank battle in history. This is one newsreel concerning it. This is a done in German, there are subtitles.
Battle of Kursk - 2 of 2
Fought in July 1943, Kursk included the greatest tank battle in history. This is one newsreel concerning it. This is done in German, there are subtitles.
History of American Literature Transdentalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. Transcendentalism is explored in American literature before, during, and after the civil War.
The History of American Literature-Realism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. Authors and literature from the literary movement called realism is discussed in this clip.
Chaucer and the Medieval Period - clip only
This is the beginning of an older filmed-for-the-classroom narrated documentary. It introduces Middle English literature and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer and gives an overview of the pilgrims as a cross section of medieval society. Sound quality is strained. Shows a large antique edition of the book and a filmed reenactment of people in period costume eating a meal together at a large inn table. (1:39 min.)
(2/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America