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.
Economic Diversification in the New South
This text is accompanied by text. "King Cotton was once the heralded “ruler” of the South, but following the Civil War this King shouldered the blame for the South’s losses. Many southern leaders believed that their reliance on one crop had made them vulnerable to the Union’s advances, and they pledged to diversify what they called the “New South.” Henry W. Grady, the editor of the Atlanta Constitution, promoted the vision for the New South at a meeting of the New England Society of
Political Changes in The New South After Reconstruction
This video is accompanied by text. "Along with a changing economic profile, the political atmosphere was also being transformed in the New South. With the loss of the Confederate government, southern residents turned to leaders within their community. These local leaders came to be known collectively as “Redeemers,” both for their efforts to redeem the South from being dominated by Yankees, as well as their redemption of the South from a one-crop society.
Republicans, Independents, and
Indian Resistance to Relocation
This video is accompanied by text. "Warfare was constant between whites and Indians in the late nineteenth century, as Native Americans fought to protect their land and their heritage from white encroachment. Although they had the benefit of state-of-the-art weapons (repeating rifles obtained from fur traders), they were up against formidable U.S. forces.
As the dust settled from the Civil War, soldiers from both sides of that conflict were ready to step into another fray..."
Investigating Wisconsin History-From Here To There
From Here to There - While biking on the Military Ridge State Trail, which is a part of Wisconsin's Rails-to-Trails project, Angie wonders about the history of the trail. While investigating the mystery of the Military Ridge Trail, she learns about Wisconsin's transportation history, from the days of the first peoples to the present, and the role transportation systems have played in our state's development.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Using Nature's Resources
Using Nature's Resources - Angie explores a shipwreck while scuba diving in Lake Michigan, which prompts her to investigate the ways in which water resources have been used in Wisconsin's past. Her investigation leads her from Lake Superior to the Fox River to the Horicon Marsh. She explores the relationship between people and natural resources, noting the impact of human decisions on those resources. Angie encourages students to think about the balance between using and protecting natural resou
Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (3/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends: Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, Part 3 of 4
Continues the animated story of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny. Charming for all ages of animal lovers and Potter fans. Part 3 of 4. (6:13)
The World Of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny, Part 4 of 4
Concludes the animated story of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny. Charming for all ages of animal lovers and Beatrix Potter fans. Part 4 of 4. (3:40)
Beatrix Potter-Benjamin Bunny
This is a cute version of Beatrix Potter's Benjamin Bunny. The story is read aloud and also shown on screen. Each word is highlighted as it is said. Students will enjoy this video and it is a useful resource to help bring literary characters to life in the classroom.
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - The Tale of Two Bad Mice
This installment of the televised film series begins with a portrayal of Beatrix Potter (by an actress) at home, writing a story in a letter to a child, and moves into the animated story, The Tale of Two Bad Mice. (7:19)
The Tale Of Mr. Jeremy Fisher by Beatrix Potter
This video is a 'read-aloud' of the book, The Tale of Jeremy Fisher, which was first published in 1906. Beatrix Potter's illustrations are shown while a male narrator with an English accent reads the story. The words are not shown on the screen. A bit of musical accompaniment. Jeremy Fisher is a frog. (5:57)
The Tale of Ginger and Pickles by Beatrix Potter
Read by Tim Bulkeley, this would be a good visual companion to the book. Narration with sketches and Potter's illustrations; music.
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Beatrix Potter
This video is a 'read-aloud' of Potter's book The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, first published in 1908. Jemima is fooled by a wolf. The story, from Project Gutenberg public domain e-text c. 2007, is narrated and the pages are filmed by Tim Bulkeley. (7:55)
From the first motion picture adaptation of Mary Shelley's book, Frankenstein (1910, A Thomas A. Edison Trade Mark). Silent full length movie in black-and-white/sepia with piano background. (12:41 min.) "Frankenstein leaves for college." "Two years later Frankenstein has discovered the meaning of life." "Instead of a perfect human being the evil in Frankenstein's mind creates a monster." "On the bridal night Frankenstein's better nature a
A Summary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
This video is a quick and easy synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the novel Frankenstein. The video uses detailed cartoon animation along with a male narrator. More information can be found at http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/frankenstein (08:56)
The Velveteen Rabbit
Animated Storybook- "When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but really loves you, then you become Real." Margery Williams' enchanting story about a toy rabbit will live forever in the annals of children's literature, coming alive through this unforgettable rendition. Told by Meryl Streep, Music by George Winston, Illustrated by David Jorgensen Awards: 1986 Grammy Award Nomination - Best Recording for Children Action For Children's Television (ACT) Award American Fil