Valentine's Day Song
The video starts by counting 10 hearts, then sings a valentine song to the tune of "One Little Indian." Hearts are on a felt board while the teacher sings. Various shapes are also taught between the song.This video is really great for small children to catch on to.
The Lost Evidence: Pearl Harbor - Part 2 of 5
This part of the documentary shows the way in which the American ships were organised at Pearl Harbor. There is an account of main events. There are images of the Japanese planes and a description of they way in which they attacked. There is reference to the Japanese Kamikazes.
The Lost Evidence: Pearl Harbor part 4 of 5
The video shows the way in which huge American battle ships were sank. There is a reconstruction of the sailors trapped inside the ships. There are computer images of the place also as part of the reconstruction the bombing.
The Lost Evidence: Pearl Harbor Part 5 of 5
The last part of the documentary shows the effects of the attack on the American fleet. There are detailed descriptions and images of the way the harbor was shattered. There are accounts of the way in which the soldiers helped to save others.
Billy and the Witch: A Halloween Story Video is the story about a boy named Billy and how he is going to stay with a babysitter. However, the babysitter is Ms. Butterbean, who everyone thinks is a witch. Billy is taken to Ms. Butterbean’s house, once inside the house Ms. Butterbean puts Billy to work; giving her cat a bath, sweeping the porch, and doing the dishes in her sink. After all the chores are done he asks about dinner. She says “Little
Video is the story about a boy named Billy and how he is going to stay with a babysitter. However, the babysitter is Ms. Butterbean, who everyone thinks is a witch. Billy is taken to Ms. Butterbean’s house, once inside the house Ms. Butterbean puts Billy to work; giving her cat a bath, sweeping the porch, and doing the dishes in her sink. After all the chores are done he asks about dinner. She says “Little
Bill the Bat Loves Halloween / books by Daryl K. Cobb
Bill the Bat Loves Halloween is a hardcover rhyming children's picture book that features a goofy bat named Bill and his friend Al the owl. The animals in Bill the Bat view the world from a human perspective. This book is beautifully illustrated by Italian artist Manuela Pentangelo and told in a rhythmic cadence that makes this story as much fun for mom and dad as it does for the children. Manuela Pentangelo creates a bat like no other. Bill is a Disney style character dressed with aerial goggle
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Where We Came From
Where We Came From - People have immigrated to Wisconsin for many reasons. Some are "pushed" from their homes because of famines, wars, or poverty. Some are "pulled" to new areas because of greater opportunities, availability of land, and freedom from oppression. Although many Native American citizens' roots may extend through more than two centuries of Wisconsin's history, most of the people who settled Wisconsin were influenced by these push-pull factors. Immigration cycles create ethnic
This program explores the history of the atom, from the ancient Greeks to the early 20th century, when discoveries by J.J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford created a new crisis for the world of physics.
Women in Politics
A three minute video highlighting some of the most important women in American politics. Needs more background to be of more value. Just a selection of sound bites, but good insights.
History of Thanksgiving
This video teaches kids about the history of Thanksgiving. In the video an American history authority discusses the origins of the holiday.
The True Meaning of Thanksgiving
This is a documentary short film about the Thanksgiving holiday and the word "THANKSGIVING" and how it came into being. This documentary contains viewpoints of Thanksgiving, mostly Native American.
Causes of the Civil War
This 12 minute video contains very intense photos. It is an excellent overview of the causes of the Civil War. Students would benefit from a word wall as some of the terms may be new to them. The route of the Underground Railroad would be good, too, as well as a map of the USA at that time listing free and slave states.
Christmas unWrapped: The History of Christmas Part 1
This video from the History Channel discusses the origins of Christmas traditions such as the yule log which burned for 12 days, German and Roman traditions, and how the birth of Christ began to be celebrated in the 4th century. It also tells how traditional Pagan traditions were adopted and adapted for the Christian celebration of the Nativity. This series is best suited to high school age students.
Shurley method introduction
An introduction to the Shurley method used in some schools for teaching grammar. You'll learn how the early sentence flow goes, and the adjective and adverb questions. This is a podcast where a teacher is showing the sentence flow/procedure on their computer screen while giving directions.
FDR-First Inaugural Address
Franklin Delano Roosevelt first took the Presidential oath on the 4th of March, 1933. It was the last time an American president was sworn-in during that month. Now inaugurations occur in January.
Near the beginning of this famous inaugural speech, FDR told his fellow citizens: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
Note that the President, whose legs were paralyzed from polio, stood during his entire speech. (20:12)
In the Land of Jim Crow: Growing Up Segregated
The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards.
Jim Crow: Vietnam-Dream Shot Down
Though courageous in battle from the Revolutionary War on, African-American soldiers have seldom received recognition for their patriotism. In personal testimony, interwoven with compelling images, African-American soldiers speak out about their profound disillusionment, compounded by the neglect and derision many Americans offered them at the close of the Vietnam War.
Homeschooling: Teaching History
Make history an interactive subject at home with advice from a
homeschool specialist .Teaching history in a homeschool environment can be a fun experience using a book series, such as "American Girls" or "Little House on the Prairie," which can incorporate history into crafts and other activities.
How to Cite the APA Manual in APA Format
How to Cite the APA Manual in APA Format. Part of the series: Research Papers. When citing the APA manual, the author being referenced is a corporate author, called the American Psychological Association. Learn about citing the edition of an APA manual with help from an...
Apartheid In Power
This video shows how for most of the twentieth century, a policy of legal segregation called apartheid favored whites in South Africa. Starting in 1912, the African National Congress used civil disobedience to fight apartheid. There is a description of the policies how they were applied and how this affected black families.