"Market Women's Cries" Poem by Jonathan Swift
A virtual movie (portrait sitting in chair with book) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) "reading" one of his much loved poems "Market Women's Cries". This poem is a good example of Jonathan Swift as  satirist. (1:12)
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Jason and the Argonauts Trailer
Trailer for the Don Chaffey movie "Jason And The Argonauts" Based on the poem "The Argonautica" by Apollonios Rhodios.
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Duck and Cover - Civil Defense Film
In 1951, the American government, in consultation with the National Education Association, created a film instructing young school children what to do in the event of a nuclear attack.  It features a turtle named Bert and includes nuclear-explosion scenes culled from other government films.

Entitled Duck and Cover, the film was seen by millions of children throughout the United States. (9:59)

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Connecting With the Arts: What Roles Do Students Take On?
This program examines the artistic process of creating, performing, and responding. Participants will see students assuming the roles of researcher, writer, designer, director, performer, and critic.
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World War I
The central powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary engage France, Russia and Britan as allies. The results of this alliance is a war that last more that four years. This video is presented in a slide show format - with media from the historic period. Fighting scenes may be too graphic for younger students. (no narration)(vintage film)

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World War II: Occupation Of Germany - part 1/5
(caution: Scenes of dead bodies and blood.) April 1945 The situation in post-war Europe including the allied occupation of Germany, demobilization, the Nuremburg trials and the genesis of the Cold War. The episode concludes with summations about the ultimate costs and consequences of the war. Interviewees include Charles Bohlen, Stephen Ambrose, Lord Avon, Lord Mountbatten and Noble Frankland.
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Anglo-Saxons and the Beowulf Epic
This video (audio is a bit unclear in some parts) is about the connection between the Old English heroic epic poem Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons who settled in England.  The story of Beowulf, the warrior who slew the monster, Grendel, is about Danes and Swedes.  How did it become Britain’s national epic?
In this story behind the movie, Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons, step back in time to the Dark Ages. Take a virtual trip to the story’s setting, in Scandinavia, to s

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Southwest Native American Ancient Cave Art and Dwellings
Movie of Native American ancient cave art and dwellings in Utah.  Background music and movie quality is excellent.  Movie begins with questions for students to think about as they watch the movie. (Amateur video that is well done.)

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Man Mound Park - Baraboo, Wisconsin
On Saturday, August 9, 2008, the Man Mound Archeological Site was rededicated by the organizations that were responsible for its preservation: the Sauk County Historical Society, the Wisconsin Archaeological Society and the Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs.  "Only one effigy mound in the shape of a human being has survived nearly intact. It is located near the base of a high hill in Man Mound County Park, to the northeast of Baraboo. Pro
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Effigy Mounds National Monument

This Monument, near Marquette, Iowa and across the Mississippi River from Prairie du Chen, Wisconsin, has some of the best preserved effigy mounds in the Midwest. There are over 200 mounds in this 2,500 acre Monument. 31 mounds are in the shapes of birds or bears. The largest, the Great Bear, is 137 feet long. President Harry Truman designated the area a Monument in 1949. Research has revealed evidence that the
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The Night Before Christmas (1968) Pt. 1
This was an old Christmas special from 1968.  It is an animated movie that tells the story of the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas.  This video is a favorite of many who grew up in that era. 
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The Night Before Christmas (1968) Pt 2
This is an old Christmas special from 1968.  It is an animated movie that tells the story of the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas.  This video is a favorite of may who grew up in that era.  Part 2.
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The Night Before Christmas (1968) Pt 3
This is an old Christmas special from 1968.  It is an animated movie that tells the story of the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas.  This video is a favorite of many who grew up in that era.
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Parenthetical Expressions, Nonessential Phrases, Essential Phrases
Learn what parenthetical expressions, nonessential phrases,  essential phrases are in this video.   Comical example sentences with movie footage is shown to go with the sentence.  The narrator discusses editing that needs to be done to the sentences. 
(Note: the word 'intellectually' is spelled wrong at the beginning of the video.) (5:24)

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How to Write a Stage Play
How to Write a Stage Play. Part of the series: Theater Acting & Scripts. To write a stage play, first develop a basic story outline that carries the characters from the beginning to the end, establish the characters both on and off the stage.
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Using Quotations for Book Titles
Quotations can be used for book titles if they are used consistently. Other options include underlining and italics. Discover when it's acceptable to put book titles in quotation marks. The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:28)
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Do You Underline Short Story Titles?
Short-story titles should not be underlined, but rather should be placed in quotation marks.The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:13)
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METRO TALENT Competiton 2009-Improv Lyrical Dance Solo (Improvisational) Casey DeRosa
 METRO TALENT Competiton 2009-Improv Lyrical Dance Solo (Improvisational)
Dancer: Casey DeRosa
Studio: All Out Productions
(The dancer picked out this song from a list aproximately two routines before she went on stage.)
Platinum Award
www.MetroTalentCompetition.com
MetroTalent@hotmail.com Brooklyn, NY

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Dance Improvisation Class Final
Students performing outside and in Bernhard Center.  The video begins with the students being frozen in position for approximately  three minutes before they start their improvisation.  There is no music, just the dance. (7:33)
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Canada: A People's History - Jacques Cartier
This video is a reenactment of Jacques Cartier's voages to the New World.  It recreates many of his well know adventures and explorations in a way that is easy to follow, and can be enjoyed by anyone who is studying this great explorer.
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