500 NATIONS (PART 16)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
The Treaty of Versailles
Nearly one year after President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and laid out his Fourteen Points, fighting in Europe had reached its end. In the last weeks of the war, Wilson used the promise of his Fourteen Points to persuade the German people to overthrow Kaiser Wilhelm II and establish an armistice. Under the armistice, Germany had to withdraw behind the Rhine River and surrender its submarines and munitions.
To establish the conditions of surrender for the defeated Central Powers, me
New Deal: We Work Again - 1930's
We Work Again is a US government civic-minded film aimed specifically at the unemployed African American population in the wake of the Great Depression. Produced by the Work Projects Administration, the largest New Deal agency, We Work Again works to illustrate how black citizens would not be left out of the FDR's relief plan. We Work Again includes rare documentary footage of the Depression era, depictions of the New Deal in effect, and a rousing choir of singers, ending the film on a hopeful n
Sociology - What is Socialization?
Learn about socialization and some of the aspect and concepts of socialization in this short video. English subtitles on the left side help to underscore points. (01:24)
Key Constitutional Concepts: The Constitution; The Right to Counsel; Separation of Powers
A five minute video that goes into detail about
America Gets a Constitution
After several failed attempts at creating a government, a 1787 convention is called to draft a new legal system for the United States. This new Constitution provides for increased federal authority while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens. This video shows how weak the Articles were and the impact of Shay's Rebellion. (03:09)
School House Rock - No More Kings
This is a classic School House Rock animated video of the story of the pilgrims arriving in America. NOTE: This is another video that had to be uploaded as the original video that was on WatchKnow was deleted from YouTube. Good sound quality. (03:00)
Mysteries of Deep Space: Black Holes (4 of 6)
Part 4 of 6. This video explores the revolution in astronomy launched by the Hubble Space Telescope. It goes on to specifically explore the phenomenon of Black Holes. Amazing videography makes this video truly special.
Ah Bon Greet, Name, Roll Warm Up, and Bâtons
Watch Madame Thomas work with her students on a warm-up exercise with greetings and roll call. (0:43)
Reading Comprehension - Compare and Contrast - Kindergarten
Explore the concept of 'compare and contrast' with your Kindergarten students. The video consists of single slide accompanied by narration. Narrated by Sally Sharp http://blog.learningtoday.com
Hunter's Halloween Alliteration
This funny video features sentences and poems written by third-grade students using alliteration.
You Got Alliteration!
This student made video teaches about the differences between alliterartion and tongue twisters. (2:16)
The Mexican American War, Causes and Events
This video is accompanied by text. "The process of admitting Texas as a slave state was well under way by the time Polk became president on March 4, 1845. One plank of the Democratic platform was thus resolved. In his first annual message to Congress, Polk asserted that the American claim to the entire Oregon country was “clear and unquestionable.” The British, who had refused on several occasions to relinquish any territory north of the Columbia River, now had a change of heart. Their chief
What Is the Alamo?
Learn why the Alamo is a sort of shrine to Texas heroism from an American history teacher. The Alamo began as an old mission of San Franciscan friars, but it is most well-known as the site of the last stand for people fighting for the independence of Texas.
Who Died in the Alamo?
In this clip learn about the many people died in the Alamo. The most famous names include Barrett, Bonham and Davy Crockett. Learn the approximate number of men who died in the Alamo from an American history teacher.
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
This is a "music video" made with punk music and lyrics that tell the story of the Mexican War and related treaty. (02:52)
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)