Differentiation in Plants - Elementary Science
This is a short, animated narrated video (01:40) gives a very brief overview of the differentiation in plants. Some of the narration is accompanied by English captions.
Thinkwell American Government: The American Two-Party System, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation that helps to define the United States' two-party system. The presentation is done in lecture style with charts that accents the lecture. (05:29) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Subject-Verb and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
This video provides a number of rules and examples for making subjects, verbs, pronouns, and antecedents agree. There is no audio, just the slides with the text on them to be read. The information provided is very good and there is time given to read and discuss each slide before the next one appears. There are some multiple choice review questions at the end, but the correct answers are not given.
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.
Common French Phrases : Common French Phrases for Driving
Learn common French phrases for driving from expert Stéphanie Hourie Morrow, who is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Instructor says each phrase twice while the phrase appears on the screen. This video is at the intermediate level.
Common French Phrases for Taxis
Learn common French phrases for taking a taxi. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
French Phrases for Traveling With Children
Learn common French phrases for traveling with children. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Common French Phrases for Asking for Directions
Learn common French phrases for asking directions. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
In this animated video to decipher Dark Marker's message, the Pentastic Four travel to 1776 in search of clues. Dotty introduces F.A.N.B.O.Y.S., an acronym used to remember each of the coordinating conjunctions.
This video has no sound and is just a list of subordinating conjunctions. They are used to introduce dependent clauses. (0:27)
Subordinate Conjunctions Rap Song
A subordinate conjunction rap. The lyrics start with dependents won't last unless they are attached and then rap music is added to the lyrics. This non professional production rap lesson takes place in a bedroom.
A short musical slide show lesson on correlative conjunction. Correlative conjunction words and an example sentence with an image are shown.
The Corrupt Bargain
A two minute video explaining how Jackson lost the election because of what he called a Corrupt Bargain based on the voting of the Electoral College. Good detail about this moment in time.
How Adverbs Are Used
In the video Yossarian the Grammarian demonstrates (using a whiteboard) how adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Suitable for elementary and older learners.
Conjunctive Adverbs is used to indicate the relationship between independent clauses. They include words such as accordingly, also, however, therefore, moreover. The narrator gives several example sentences using conjunctive adverbs on a white board. The narrator shows how to punctuate the sentence.
Using Conjunctive Adverb : Therefore
An English teacher explains how to use the conjunctive adverb "therefore" in a few sentences. The teacher shows examples sentences using therefore on a whiteboard.
Conjunctive Adverb and Semicolon Use
Quick silent slide show review on how to combine two sentences with the use of a semicolon and a conjunctive adverb. The clip shows an examples of how to use a semicolon before the conjunctive adverb to separate two independent clauses joined by a conjunctive adverb
How to Use Compound and Complex Sentences
In this video learn when to use a compound and sentences in your writing. Examples and tips are shown in this video clip. More information at www.michaelbuckoff.com
Advanced Grammar: Noun Clauses
This is an excert of a lesson. to view the full video go to: mindbites.com/lesson/3746. In the lesson watch examples of how noun clauses do the work of nouns. The examples are shown as text on the screen while the narrator speaks.
Corruption in Business and Government
This video is accompanied by text. "In the decades between the end of the Civil War and the turn of the twentieth century, new technologies, cheap immigrant labor, maturing methods of industrialization, and a mechanized, streamlined transportation system of railroads and steam-powered ships proved a formula for astoundingly rapid growth in the business sector. Government, however, could not keep pace with these changes. Governments were naive about business and the ways that individuals and comp