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Early Explorers: The Age of Discovery (2004)

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Venture into the unknown with young Diego as he follows the footsteps of his ancestors as they explore the New World of the Western Hemisphere. The voyages across the fearsome seas and the arduous treks across the rugged landscapes open a new world to Diego as it is related to him in a letter from another explore, his NASA astronaut father.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Early Explorers: The Age of Discovery

Immigration to the United States (2004)

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Revisit America's history of immigration through the correspondence between young Mai in China, and her Grandfather who lives halfway around the world. Follow the trail of letters as grandfather allays Mai's fear of the unknown. He answers her many questions about America's history of immigration.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Immigration to the United States

People of the Woodlands: The First Americans (2005)

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Through live-action video and reenactments your students will explore the history, culture, and legacy of the first People of the Woodlands, including the Iroquois, Cherokee, and Chippewa. Learn how these people adapted to the woodland environment using all its natural resources.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
People of the Woodlands: The First Americans

The Difference Between Wants and Needs (2003)

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People earn, save, and spend money to satisfy their needs and wants. Making the right choice between the two is not always easy. In this enchanting movie, two friends wake up and find themselves on a desert island where the "Genie of Wise Choices" lives.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:17
The Difference Between Wants and Needs

How Our Economy Works (2001)

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In this engaging video students learn that people work to earn money so that they can satisfy their basic needs and wants and that everything we spend money on is either for goods or services. They learn what a job is and the difference between production workers and service workers. They are introduced to the concepts of saving and banks.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:20
How Our Economy Works

Learning About Money (2001)

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With the help of two Friends, students learn that money has value and comes in many denominations (from a penny to a 100-dollar bill). Students will go inside one of our country's mints to discover how coins are made. Lastly, they will learn that every country has its own unique money and see some of the currencies used in different countries today.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:14
Learning About Money

Eight Parts of Speech (2002)

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Students understand that learning the eight parts of speech helps people to know the function of words, and how they are joined together to make coherent sentences. They will be introduced to the noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction and interjection. They will also realize that depending on its use the same word can represent a different part of speech.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
Eight Parts of Speech

Rules of Punctuation (2002)

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Using good punctuation helps us write clearly, makes our writing easier to read, and helps our readers understand what we mean. Exciting graphics and video footage combine with the rules of punctuation as students learn about period usage, the exclamation point, question marks, commas, the apostrophe, quotation marks, the colon, semicolon, and parentheses.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
Rules of Punctuation

How to Write a Report and Personal Letter (2002)

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Students learn that writing is a process that involves at least four steps; prewriting, drafting, revising and editing. They understand that the writing process helps them write clear, thoughtful pieces that communicate their ideas to others in a clear and concise manner.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:14
How to Write a Report and Personal Letter

Thanksgiving Day: America Celebrates (2003)

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See the story of the Mayflower's passage and the Pilgrims' first year in the New World. Learn about the Wompanoag Indian tribe and a game they may have played during the first harvest celebration—Thanksgiving. Learn many different ways that Americans celebrate this important day. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Thanksgiving Day: America Celebrates

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