The Great Pyramid - Part 4 of 7
The Great Pyramid - Ancient Wonder; Modern Mystery. How was it built? Who built it? Why was it built? This documentary, which explores the importance of the pyramids to the Egyptian civilization, is suitable for middle school and high school grades.
Excerpts From Great Expectations by Charles Dickens in Text-to-speech Voice
An excerpt from the book Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. The video shows the text from the novel while a computerized text to speech voice reads with soft music in the background.
Empires: Winds of Change-Episode 3 of 4
Claudius rules; Britain battles Roman legions; in Judea, Paul tells of Jesus; Rome verges on disaster under Nero's reign.
Battlefield: Siege of Leningrad (Part 7/10)
This is the story of one of Second World War's most harrowing episodes. The 890 day siege of the Soviet Union's second city has come to epitomise the misery, suffering and savagery of the war on the Eastern Front. The city was not finally liberated by Soviet troops until 19th January 1944 - by that time 600,000 of its citizens had starved to death and 200,000 more had perished in the bombing.
Cold War: McCarthyism - part 5/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 3 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
Harry Potter-POA ch.11 The Firebolt part4-Audio Book
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling.
In this video Chapter 11: The Firebolt is read. In most of the video
there is a black screen.
Cornelia Funke Talks About the Inkheart Trilogy
Cornelia Funke talks about her Inkheart trilogy. She talks about writing and her life.
Tales of Beedle The Bard Part 5
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 5.
Tales of Beedle The Bard Part 13
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling. This is Part 13.
Robert F. Kennedy's Statement on Dr. King's Death
Amid the tragedy of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, an extraordinary moment in U.S. political history occurred as Robert F. Kennedy, younger brother of slain President John F. Kennedy, broke the news of King's death to a large gathering of African Americans in Indianapolis, Indiana. That evening Robert Kennedy
1968 King Assassination Report
Walter Cronkite had almost finished broadcasting the "CBS Evening News" when he received word of Martin Luther King's assassination. His report detailed the shooting and the nation's reaction to the tragedy. (CBSNews.com)
Roads to Memphis
This video addresses the international manhunt for the killer of Martin Luther King. It is part of the PBS series titled American Experience. Run time 01:21:04
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 1
This is Part 1 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. CAUTION: Not for younger students; STUDENTS MAY BE DISTURBED BY IMAGES OF KING IN COFFIN at approximately 0:54 to 1:02 (8 seconds) Educators may choose to skip that brief segment.(Amateur-ish video that is effective in getting information across to the viewer.)
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 2
This part of the video shows some of the people who refute the idea that James Earle Ray killed Dr. King. FBI surveillance and "dirty tricks" are brought to light. (Amateur-ish video that is effective in getting information across to
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 3
This is Part 3 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. A continuation of the conspiracy theory. (amateur-ish video that does get across a great amount of information across to the viewer.)
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 4
This is Part 4 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. Interviews with former FBI agents and Ray himself continue the conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across information to the viewer.
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 5
This is Part 5 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much information to the viewer.)
The Witch of Blackbird Pond Skit
This is a clip of students acting out The Witch of Blackbird Pond in their classroom. This is the part where she is on trial for witch accusations.
Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, a graphic novel by Tony Lee
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads his graphic novel, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood. His voice has an English accent and his reading is enthusiastic. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (8:49)