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The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon

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There is a new gym teacher coming to school. The kids say he is a real monster! Imagine their surprise when they discover he is a regular guy...and they actually like gym. Narrated by Joey Stack.

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Primary
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Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

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It is autumn and Fletcher is worried because his favorite tree is losing its leaves.

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Primary
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0:11
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Bark, George

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George likes to please his mother, but when she tells him to bark he says "meow" and "quack-quack" and "oink" and "moo" - until she takes him to the vet, who finally figures out what's going on wit

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Primary
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00:06
Bark, George

The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

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Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Vashti at first ventures one small and unremarkable dot, but is soon making big d

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:06
The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

Dem Bones

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This colorful and musical video combines the catchy tune of a traditional African American spiritual with interesting facts about the bones in the human body..

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Primary
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00:08
Dem Bones

Native Voices (2003)

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Resistance and Renewal in American Indian Literature

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High
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00:28
Native Voices

Exploring Borderlands (2003)

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Exploring Borderlands

Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa tells us that the border is "una herida abierta [an open wound] where the lifeblood of two worlds is merging to form a third country — a border culture." This program explores the literature of the Chicano borderlands and its beginnings in the literature of Spanish colonization.

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00:28
Exploring Borderlands

Utopian Promise (2003)

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Puritan and Quaker Utopian Visions, 1620-1750

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Utopian Promise

Spirit of Nationalism (2003)

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Declaring Independence, 1710-1850

The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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High
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00:28
Spirit of Nationalism

Masculine Heroes (2003)

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American Expansion, 1820-1900

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00:28
Masculine Heroes

Becoming Visible (2003)

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Ethnic Writers and the Literary Mainstream, 1945-1969

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High
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00:28
Becoming Visible

Search for Identity (2003)

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American Prose Writers

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High
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00:28
Search for Identity

Poetry of Liberation (2003)

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Poetry of Liberation

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High
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00:28
Poetry of Liberation

Southern Renaissance (2003)

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Southern Resaissance

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00:28
Southern Renaissance

Migrant Struggle (2003)

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Migrant Struggle

Americans have often defined themselves through their relationship to the land. This program traces the social fiction of three key American voices: John Steinbeck, Carlost Bulosan, and Helena María Viramontes.

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High
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00:28
Migrant Struggle

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