Tim and Moby Explain World War I
This professionally-made video from BrainPOP uses simple terms and cartoon animation to provide a brief overview of World War I. Other key vocabularywords include: the Great War, technology, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Austria-Hungary, Serbia, Russia, alliance, Allied Powers, Central Powers, trench warfare, Battle of the Somme, Woodrow Wilson, Lusitania, Zimmermann Telegram, Selective Service Act, France, armistice, and Treaty of Versailles. Run time 03:51.
World War I: The War to End All Wars
As the war draws to an end, the United States, headed by President Wilson, emerges as the moral leader of the Western World, and the League of Nations is formed. (04:38)
Learn about The History of World War One
During this video, the viewer will learn about the beginning of World War One and how allies were aligned to fight the war. There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open to full-view to see everything on the screen. (06:41_
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.
Mykie's Lesson Plan 3: Clouds
Learn about the three main types of clouds and how to identify them based on their appearance. The video appears to be a student-made project. Run time 03:18.
Michael Palin in the Bay of Bengal - Around the World in 80 Days - BBC
Michael Palins Pole to Pole adventure. Palin stops to have a barbeque on board ship in the Bay of Bengal. He is eleven days behind, but that does not stop him! Around the World in 80 Days.
Noam Chomsky vs William F. Buckley Part 2
Part 2 of this famous debate, from 1969, shows two great political thinkers debating each other. The debate centers around American foreign policy during the time period. The thoughts and ideas put forth by both men are still relevant today.
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography
Picking a Song for Dance Choreography. Part of the series: Beginning Choreography for Hip Hop Dancing. Dancing is all about the music. Get tips for picking the right song for your choreography in this free video clip from professional hip hop dance choreographer.
Different Genres of Plays
Different Genres of Plays. Part of the series: How to Produce a Play. Learn the different genres of plays including the difference between classical and modern theater with expert playwriting advice in this play production and theater video clip. (02:43)
Analyze Your Audience Part 2
The First A in the ADVANCE Formula stands for "Analyze the Assignment" and "Analyze your Audience." When you understand the psychology of the essay marker, your audience, you will have a new appreciation of what their job is and how that impacts your task of writing that paper. Bryan Rempel holds a Masters Degree in Education and is a Master Teacher for Dr. J.B. Webster's Blended Structure and Style program of teaching writing, as well as an Accomplished Instructor for the Institute for Excellen
This video by 60 second recap discusses the best way to write your concluding paragraph. (1:19)
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
The Art of Baroque Dance
This video clip, produced in France, reveals the 17th century Baroque dance of the sophisticated era of King Louis XIV. It lists the names of the basic steps of the Baroque and demonstrates how to perform them. (1:43)
Henry Hudson - CBS Sunday Morning
This segment on Henry Hudson and the Mannahattan Project is put together by the CBS Sunday Morning Show. It is well narrated, and provides some good insight into what the travels of Hudson must have been like. It is re-created through video.(09:30)
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.