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
This eight minute video is the second in a series, but stands by itself if needed. The video is about the haunting of northern Hawaii and what they believe. A good video to show for students reading or writing on the subject of the supernatural and setting. Also, a good video to motivate students to debate such experiences.
A moment in time: Louisa May Alcott
This three minute biography of Alcott provides insights into how she became a writer and the incidents and people who influenced her. A good background
The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
This video clips explains how to use long division to divide a polynomial by another polynomial, in this case a binomial of lower degree. When dividing polynomials, we set up the problem the same way as any long division problem, but are careful of terms with zero coefficients. (2:02)
Inventions by Ben Franklin
This 2:25 long video is a "Ben Franklin" talking to a second grade class. The essence is a listing and explanation of some of Franklin's inventions.
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
The French Allies
Video with text. "As early as 1776, the Comte de Vergennes, France’s foreign minister, convinced King Louis XVI to send munitions to America. They secretly sent military supplies not out of sympathy for the Revolution, but for reprisal against Britain for France’s defeat in the French and Indian War. Most of the Continental soldiers’ arms in the first year came from France through a fake supply company, in order to keep their support confidential. The Spanish government also ad
Williamsburg and the American Revolution
Brief introductory video for Williamsburg, then capitol of Virginia, and the events leading up to the Revolutionary War
Run time 02:09
Computer Typing Lessons : How To Type: Part 2
Learn how to type on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. This video discusses the lower row of the keyboard. (1:12)
Computer Typing Lessons : Memorizing Keys on the Keyboard
Learn how to memorize keys on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. Expert: Jenifer Cononico. (2:31)
Computer Typing Lessons : Home Row on a Keyboard
Typing lessons for beginners. Learn about the functionality of home row on a keyboard in this free video. Expert: Linda Lewis Contact: www.keytime.com Bio:...
Learn Basic Computer Skills : Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows XP keyboard shortcuts are great ways of making efficient use of your time online and on your computer. The video features a transcript of the narration at the bottom of the screen.
Expert: Ross Safronoff
Spam and Larry the Lizard
This is a humorous attempt at discouraging spam. It deals with
several different aspects of spam. It talks about how a nasty virus attatched itself to an e-mail and was sent out all over. Jokes and funny pictures sent over and over again are a form of spam. Spyware and Malware can be attached to these emails. (4:00)
The Internet: How it Has Changed the World
Several issues are discussed from music to email to doing business have all been impacted by the Internet. Geography is no longer an issue in some cases. A good basis for a pro and con debate or an essay about the Internet's potential in other areas.
Using Microsoft Access To Organize Your Life
Lean the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. A virtual walk through on creating a database, form, running a query and more. (7:03)
Microsoft Access Tutorial : How to Create a Microsoft Access Query That Uses More Than 1 Field
In Microsoft Access, creating a query that uses more than one field means running the query wizard and choosing more than one field from a given table. Title a query that returns information from a specific field in Microsoft Access
North American Alliances
By the mid-eighteenth century, the face of North America was changing. The British soldiers, officials, and colonists were moving west from the Atlantic coast and starting to cross into the Ohio River Valley. The Spanish occupied a vast region extending from the Gulf of California, across the desert, and along the Gulf Coast to Florida. The French settled primarily in New France, the area that would later become Canada.
The changes in North America were dramatic for the Native Americans.
The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c
French and Indian War part 1
This is a video pod cast about the French and Indian War. It offers a reason for the war beginning, how the war began, key characters like the Iroquois, French and British colonists, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The video is not complete without watching part 2.(6:16)