A Biography of America is a full video series available free online from Annenberg Media, a respected leader in education for the humanities. See the end of this description for links to the sites where you can stream any and all of the 26 episodes on demand.
NO PREP -- JUST PRINT AND GO!
This A Biography of America Worksheets Set
provides student materials for SIX of the episodes:
#5: A New System of Government
#7: The Rise of Capitalism (Industrialization)
#14: Industrial Supremacy
#20: The Twenties
#21: FDR and the Great Depression
Topics in these episodes/worksheets include a huge range of concepts and ideas: New Deal, Civil War, Reconstruction, Roaring Twenties, Industrial Revolution, Second Industrial Revolution, Hoover, Harding, Coolidge, Roosevelt, FDR, Stock Market Crash, Great Depression, capitalism, laissez-faire, Constitution, and the Articles of Confederation.
For each episode, you will receive a fill-in-the-blank student worksheet
, designed to keep students attentive and on-task as they watch. They have to listen carefully for key details in order to solve the worksheet problems, which are targeted to help students acquire important main ideas and supporting evidence as they watch an episode.
You will also receive an answer key for each worksheet as well as a a full transcript of the episode with the answers clearly marked. This full-context answer key can be helpful for reviewing additional main points with the students.
BONUS MATERIALS INCLUDED FOR EPISODE 20: THE TWENTIES
The full download also includes assessment questions for episode 20 (The Twenties). You will get three additional worksheets for this episode: a True/False problems set, a Multiple Choice questions set, and a Numeric questions set. Answer keys are included for all of these additional resources.
Whenever I create additional A Biography of America worksheets for use in my own classes, I will add them to this PDF file and have TpT notify all buyers that there is an update available. Buyers will be entitled to free updates for life to all the new materials!
BARGAIN PRICING NOW
Please note that the current pricing is less than $1.00 per episode, and the videos themselves cost nothing at all since they are available online on demand.
WHERE TO FIND A BIOGRAPHY OF AMERICA ONLINE
There are two places where you can stream the episodes:
Choose the episode desired, then click on the "Video" link on the resulting webpage.
Use the small VoD icon by each episode to launch the video player.
I hope you find the series useful and that these A Biography of America worksheets help your students learn more even as they make your own teaching life more enjoyable and convenient!
LOOKING FOR AN EDITABLE VERSION OF ALL THIS?
This product is a no-prep easy-print PDF file with all materials in one place. If you'd like an editable version instead, with all worksheets in separate files you can load into a word processor, you might be interested in the version linked below:
A Biography of America Worksheets -- Editable Version
A Biography of America Video Worksheets by Elise Parker