Tadpole/Frog Videos (Main Selection - The Mysterious Tadpole, Connect to Science - From Tadpole to Frog) Oral Language/Writing Prompt: - Describe what happens in the frog's life cycle. (First ___, then ___, next ___, after that ____ and finally ___.) Teachers may write key vocabulary on board if needed.
Frog Life Cycle (2 min, 11 sec)
San Diego Zoo Kids - Frogs! (3 min, 33 sec)
5 Little Speckled Frogs Song - Animated (2, min 6 sec)
5 Little Speckled Frog Song - Live Action (1 min, 56 sec)
Loch Ness Sightings (2 min, 14 sec) (Vocabulary Reader - The Loch Ness Monster) Oral Language/Writing Prompt: - Do you think the Loch Ness Monster is real? Why or why not? (I think the Loch Ness Monster ______ real because ______.) is/is not
Unit 6, Lesson 27
Dinosaur Fossil Videos (Main Selection - The Dog That Dug for Dinosaur, Below Level Reader - The Mysterious Bone, On Level/Language Support Reader - Sue Hendrickson/Sue Hendrickson Fossil Hunter, Vocabulary Reader - Dinosaur Fossils) Oral Language/Writing Prompts: - What is something you learned about dinosaur fossils that you didn't know before? (I didn't know that _____.) - What is the most surprising thing you learned about dinosaur fossils? (The most surprising thing I learned was ____.)
Dinosaur Egg Fossils - BBC Earth (3 min, 44 sec)
Digging Up a Dinosaur Graveyard - National Geographic (3 min, 4 sec)
The World of the Dinosaurs - Symphony of Science (3 min, 8 sec)
Dinosaurs, Fossils Bones - The Natural History Museum of London (1 min, 17 sec)
Rancho La Brea Tar Pits - History Channel (3 min, 35 sec) (Connect to Science - La Brea Tar Pits) Oral Language/Writing Prompt: - What would you expect to see if you visited the museum at the La Brea Tar Pits? (I would expect to see _____.)
Unit 6, Lesson 28
Space Videos (Main Selection - Working in Space, Connect to Poetry - Space Poems, Below Level Reader - Staying Healthy in Space, On Level/Language Support Reader - Trouble in Space/Trouble on a Trip to the Moon, Advanced Reader - The Red Planet, Vocabulary Reader - Ready for Liftoff) Oral Language/Writing Prompt: What would be the most exciting and the most frightening thing about traveling to space? The most exciting part of traveling to space would be ________. The most frightening part of traveling to space would be ______.
Space Shuttle Discovery Launch (3 min, 53 sec) for best results, change resolution to 1080p by clicking on settings symbol and play loud
Stone Soup (6 min, 48 sec) (Genre: Traditional Tale - Stone Soup)
China Videos (Chinese Folktales, Vocabulary Reader - A Trip to China) Oral Language/Writing Prompts: - What would you be most excited to visit if you were able to travel to China? If I could travel to China, I'd be most excited to visit _____. - Compare and contrast what you know about life in China with life in the United States. In both countries _____. In China ____, but in the United States _____.
Travel With Kids China - M.S. Yangzi Explorer Sanctuary Cruises (1 min, 42 sec)
Shanghai China - Life, People and Places (4 min, 59 sec)
China Revealed: The Great Wall (2 min, 27 sec)
The Great Wall of China - Travel Channel (3 min, 9 sec)
Children Acrobats - Chinese Game Show (8 min, 48 sec) * video is not in English, but that hardly matters because they are just that good!
Unit 6, Lesson 30
Benjamin Franklin Biography Short (24 min, 36 sec) *Does address disagreement between religion and science of the time (Main Selection - Now and Ben, Connect to Social Studies - A Model Citizen, Vocabulary Reader - Philadelphia 1756) Oral Language/Writing Prompt: - What do you think the most important thing Benjamin Franklin did? Why? (I think the most important thing Benjamin Franklin did was ____ because ____.)
Printing Press Demo (1 min, 57 sec) (Below Level Reader - Making a Newspaper)
Firefighting in the Horse-Drawn Era (1 min, 31 sec) (On Level/Language Support Reader - America's First Firefighters/Firefighters in America)
Historic Philadelphia (2 min, 45 sec) (Vocabulary Reader - Philadelphia 1756)