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R W V C Water cycle. Great animation and explanation for all ages to understand

Did you know that the word "odyssey" means "an extended, adventurous journey"? In this activity, you will take an exciting journey through ancient Greek culture! View interactive presentations about Greek sports and warfare, fashion and architecture, death and burial customs, and gods and goddesses.

Bright Student or Gifted Student?

Movie Stars read books aloud for free.... great READ ALOUDS! You can have captions on or off and the book is animated. They have picked some of my favorite books to read to children. There also provide great questions for discussion that go along with the book. The download guide has additional websites and backgrounds on the author and illustrator.

Biography, great web links and at the bottom a EXCELLENT PBS 1 hour video at the very bottom of the page.

Read Orville Wright's diary of his first flight.

Story in easy read of Wright Brothers

Interactive site exploring the Wright Brothers

Impeachment Procedure Although the Constitution does not set forth a detailed plan for the impeachment process, the House and Senate have followed a set of procedures throughout history. Listed below are the basics of what to expect as the Congress moves forward.

US Citizenship Application Process

How to Become the US President: A Step-by-Step Guide

The Machines of the Wright Brothers How did the Wright Brothers learn to fly? Join us for an imaginative and creative look at the designs, ideas and concepts that led to the development of the airplane.

Dennis Rodman and the Art of the (Metaphoric) and contrast two versions of the same incident and their POV

Famous American Speeches with transcripts and audios

  • CompassLearning

    What a great site, Vicki!

LOTS of Presidential Speeches

Compare the two versions of Charlie Chaplins speech from The Dictator. Amazing difference... but it would be interesting to see what students prefer and why.

  • Vicki Sindelar
    Vicki Sindelar the original speech

  • Vicki Sindelar
    Vicki Sindelar

    Great one for Common Core 9-12 standard: SL. 5 Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

'You've got to find what you love,' Jobs says This is a prepared text of the Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, on June 12, 2005. Great speech that is both audio and text!

  • Vasanth Pattangi
    Vasanth Pattangi

    I love those words where he says, Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life...

  • Kellie Determan
    Kellie Determan


Timeline of the Wright Brothers

US Centennial of Flight Commission article to c/c with Duke article

Duke University News article - use with other article for c/c writing "The Wright brothers real strength was that they were very methodical, they used the scientific method and they were very good mechanically," says Duke engineering professor Kenneth Hall

Overview of the Wright Brothers Invention Process... the site has many activities and interactive explorations about the Wright Brothers and How things fly.

Overview of the Wright Brothers' Invention Process

Scarlet Pimpernel: Read the book, listen to the book, watch various movie trailers, read background information on French Revolution, guillotine and a lot more.

The story of the very first postage stamp, ever. Great living history! 15 minutes

  • Vicki Sindelar
    Vicki Sindelar

    Read in old time radio show genre...

Survival - A Simulation Game You and your companions have just survived the crash of a small plane. Both the pilot and co-pilot were killed in the crash. It is mid-January , and you are in Northern Canada. The daily temperature is 25 below zero, and the night time temperature is 40 below zero. There is snow on the ground, and the countryside is wooded with several creeks criss-crossing the area. The nearest town is 20 miles away.

SURVIVAL A Simulation Game