How to Write An Informative Essay
This clip, made by a student for an English class, tells how to write an informative essay. The narrator discusses the purpose of an informative essay, resources for information, choosing a topic, how to start the essay, and provides a link to help with formatting.
Pre-writing-A Visit to the Firestation
Before starting to write a story it is helpful to think about what to
say. One way to organize ideas is to draw pictures about what you want to write about. Watch a story about a fire station, thinking about what pictures you could draw. On their own, students are encouraged to pretend they spent a day at the fire station, draw a picture about their day and write a story to go with it.
Writers are more effective when they first develop a writing plan, such
as organizing their thoughts into main ideas and supporting details.
How to Make an Outline
How to Make an Outline. Part of the series: Writing Tips. An outline grounds a writer and makes sure that they don't get off track. There are clear examples of what the outline looks like, but it does not help the students understand what subcategories are and how to use them. At best, this is a general overview.
How To Write a Thesis Statement
This video explains how to write a thesis. It goes step-by-step and is easy to follow with examples.
Phonic Faces Alphabet and Sight Word Dictionary
Promo for the Phonic Faces Dictionary which includes sight words using the focus letter. (2:30)
Find the Missing Leg of a Right Triangle
The legs of a right triangle are the sides that are adjacent to its right angle. Sometimes we have problems that ask us to find a missing length of one of these legs. This video explains how to use the Pythagorean theorem to find a missing leg of a triangle, but only if the length measure of the hypotenuse and the other one of the legs is known. (1:27)
How to Use FOIL to Distribute Two Binomials
This video demonstrates how to use FOIL to distribute two binomials. The FOIL method — which stands for first, outer, inner, and last — takes two binomials and multiplies them for a single quadratic equation. Run time 03:23.
Counting By Twos Song
This animated video will help children learn to count by twos. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The monkey characters count to 100 while the numbers are displayed on the screen. Some of the lyrics include "We're gonna count by two's. Me and you. All numbers will be even. That's just what we do". (2:53)
Wiping a Hard Disk
Learn how to wipe a disk (and securely delete files)! If you are thinking of giving an old computer to a friend you should wipe it clean. (10:31)
Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
The Evolution of Mobile Phones
This video illustrates the evolution of the mobile phone. You're bound to recognize a few mobile phones from your past as we take you from 1985 to the future. Throughout the video there are interesting facts that show along the picture of the phones.(3:05)
Did you know that you can use the iPod as a hard drive to copy and save data files? Check out the extras menu to find out what else you can do with it. Tech guru David Pogue proves that the iPod is much more than a personal stereo.
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MP3 players have changed the way in which people enjoy music. The music files are so small that you can keep many audio files on your music players. Files are digitally compressed so you can save more. (1:16)
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Birth of a Polar Bear - BBC Wildlife
Witness these amazing shots as a polar bear gives birth in this hibernation hole. The scenes are not graphic. The images were taken just after birth while inside a hibernation cave.
"Jabberwocky" a poem by Lewis Carroll from Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There
Heres is a black and white virtual movie of the photographed head of Lewis Carroll, lying on a couch, head resting on his fist, reading his much loved poem, "Jabberwocky." The poem is read superbly by Justin Brett. The lyrics can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:26)
Rhythmic Gymnastics Training
Short clip of a russian gym training rhythmic gymnasts. (1:09)
Rhythmic Dance Group
Montage of footage of Belle. There is no narration nor instruction, just movement to a French song.
A short video of a girl demonstrating lyrical dancing at various locations. A quick way to show students what lyrical dancing is before they start practicing it. No basic given, just a demonstration. run time 0:41
Mexican Hat Dance
Dr. Brenda Goodwin and Dance Team from Missouri State show steps and perform Mexican Hat Dance. This is a good teaching resource for teaching rhythm and team cooperation. (5:35)