RI.6.8

RI.6.8. Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

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Ages: 14 - 18
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Traveling Robert Frost's : The Road Not Taken
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This video features a college professor, Dr. Linda Selman, giving biographical information on Robert Frost and analysis of his famous poem " The Road Not Taken".  The words of the poem are shown on a screen, and then she carefully explains its messag... [more]
September 10, 2011 at 09:54 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Anne Frank documentary including the only known video of Anne Frank
From YouTube, produced by BBC
This video includes the only known moving footage of Anne Frank, filmed in 1941 as on onlooker to part of a wedding.  The young girl Anne looks out a window of an apartment building in Amsterdam at a wedding party below.  Anne's life is discussed bri... [more]
Found by grazianione in RI.6.8
January 15, 2010 at 01:22 PM
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Francine Prose describes how "Anne Frank's Diary Rises from Reject Pile to Bestseller"
From YouTube, produced by FORA.tv
Francine Prose, award-winning fiction author and author of Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife, is shown speaking into a microphone.  She describes the arduous path Anne Frank's diary traveled to get published in the United States.  "The bo... [more]
Found by grazianione in RI.6.8
January 15, 2010 at 12:39 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Henry David Thoreau - Excerpts from "Life Without Principle"
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Using quotes from Thoreau's work, this video shows insights into this author's beliefs and character. A good video for those starting to read his work and for raising discussions in class about nature, work, and the human condition. (04:12)
Found by freealan in RI.6.8
January 17, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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Thomas Hardy's Marital Life Influenced His Writing
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Thomas Hardy's Marital Depression - Learn how Thomas Hardy and his wife were having great difficulties in their relationship which had depressed Thomas Hardy greatly. (05:16)
Found by teresahopson in RI.6.8
March 18, 2011 at 06:54 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Harriet Beecher Stowe
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This 2:27 video does not have narration, but the photos and words do an excellent job of portraying her words, especially Uncle Tom's Cabin and its reaction to it in the South and North. A very good overview.
Found by freealan in RI.6.8
February 19, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Thomas Hardy's First Writing Career
From 5min, produced by Indigo Film Studios
Learn how Thomas Hardy rose from the lower classes to the upper class in London where he realized he wanted to write poetry for a living. (06:00)
Found by teresahopson in RI.6.8
March 18, 2011 at 06:12 PM
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Thomas Hardy's Birthplace and Education
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Learn about Thomas Hardy's birthplace and his early education took place. (04:00)
Found by teresahopson in RI.6.8
March 18, 2011 at 06:20 PM
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Thomas Hardy's Final Years
From 5min, produced by Indigo Film Studios
Learn how Thomas Hardy took great offense to some of the criticism of his books and decided to never write a novel again. (05:48)
Found by teresahopson in RI.6.8
March 18, 2011 at 06:59 PM
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Mark Twain And Science: It's Complicated
From sciencefriday.com, produced by Science Friday
Did you know Mark Twain tried his hand at science fiction? Author Sam Kean writes about Twain in his book,The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements. Here, Kean ... [more]
Found by Mrs Jefferies in RI.6.8
December 27, 2011 at 09:16 AM
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