Parallel Structure Rap Song
This video was made for a public communications class. It is a rap song about parallel structure that stresses the importance of parallel structure in writing. The lyrics are shown on the bottom of the screen as the song is sung.
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays. Part of the series: How to Develop Plots & Characters for Plays. Learn tips and techniques for developing the plot of a play with expert playwriting advice in this free play production and theater video clip.
Write Diamante Poems
This interactive tool helps students learn about and write diamante poems. These diamond-shaped poems use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, night/day or winter/spring). Examples of both kinds of diamante poems are available on line or can be printed out.
Diamante poems follow a specific format that uses nouns on the first and last lines, adjectives on the second and fourth lines, and gerunds in the third and fifth l
The emergence of Capitalism and Transatlantic Trade in Europe
This video describes the emergence of Capitalism in Europe. As the video progresses, it discusses the transatlantic trade that took place amongst several continents. Maps show the trade routes to Asia, explorations
Gerunds and Gerund Phrases
Yossarian the Grammarian explains what gerunds are and how to distinguish gerunds from other parts of speech. Through giving examples on the white board, a thorough explanation of gerunds is given. Gerunds are words ending in -ing that function as nouns, therefore they can be the subjects of sentences. He explains that gerunds do no always stand alone and can also function as phrases.
Structuring Paragraphs, Part 4
This is a video lecture on how to structure paragraphs. In this segment, Mr. Page discusses the development of a paragraph. The lecturer appears on the right side while images and information appears on the left. (06:26)
Lully Chaconne d´ Arlequin & Gigue from Baltic Baroque / Maltizov
Live concert 17.5.7.Warsaw Royal Castle Ensemble BALTIC BAROQUE Musical Direction Grigori Maltizov (3:06)
Baroque Dance: Gavotte from Atys
Dancers Jennifer Fell and Catalina Fellay perform the gavotte from J.B. Lully's tragedie lyrique "Atys" (1676) as a duet.
La Belle Danse is a Toronto-based Baroque Dance Company (0:47)
Ponce de Leon The Fountain Of Youth
Animated Comic Book Series of the story of Juan Ponce de Leon's discovery of the Fountain of Youth in the 1500's. (Narration and conversation with comic book pictures.)
Madison Interviews Ponce de Leon
A scurvy reporter from PNN (Pirate News Network) interviews famed explorer Ponce de Leon. Amateur video that is humorous but informative.
Manhattan: What Henry Hudson Saw in 1609
This video from National Geographic gives us a peek at what Manhattan would have looked like when Henry Hudson discovered it. (Professional video that shows scenes of NYC without the buildings, bridges, and such)
The Korean War - The Chinese Surprise
This video discusses the invasion of South Korea and entrapment of American soldiers there at the beginning of the war.
Debate Tips: Analyzing Claims
Analyzing claims helps to prove an argument. Learn how analyzing
claims helps a case from a communications and public speaking expert in this video.
Nature by Numbers
A movie inspired on numbers, geometry and nature. Music helps sets the tone. A great way to get students interested in geometry and see it in nature. Would be a great start to a research project or sharing idea of where there are other examples.
Constructing a Line Segment
This video explains how to construct a line segment. When constructing a line segment, we use a compass and straightedge to first draw a ray or line and then a point that will serve as an endpoint of the new segment. Next, we measure the given segment with a compass and make a mark with the pencil end. Without changing the spacing of the compass, place the sharp end of the compass on the point drawn on the new line/ray, and make a mark on the line/ray. This is our line segment.(2:02)
The Iliad, Illustrated (part two)
Part two of a twenty-minute summary of Homer's Iliad, told and
illustrated by Carey Harrison, Professor of English at The City
University, New York. Prof. Harrison gives an entertaining summary of
the story, which serves as a brief study guide for newcomers to this
The Iliad- Book 22: The Death of Hector
This video is a humanities project, based on book 22 of The Iliad. The story is acted out by the students in the video.
Buffalo Bill's wild west parade
The film shows a parade down Fifth Avenue, New York. In the foreground many children, both black and white, can be seen following alongside the parade. The participants in the parade include cowboys, Indians, and soldiers in the uniform of the United States Cavalry on horseback and riding horse-drawn coaches. Buffalo Bill can be seen on horseback, lifting his hat to the crowd [Frame: 1397].
Photographed April 1, 1901. Location: Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.
Japanese Classical dance
Japanese classical dance performance in Chicago. (4:37)
Nichi Bei Times Exclusive! The Tanko Bushi
A Nichi Bei Times Exclusive! Sensei Michiya Hanayagi, demonstrating the famous Japanese American Obon festival dance THE TANKO BUSHI! Only on the Nichi Bei Times. (1:40)