Little Women Learning
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Today is Giving Tuesday, Square Dancing Day, and National Lemon Creme Pie Day.
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Louisa May Alcott
ON THIS DATE
- 1963 - Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
- 1963 - "I Want to Hold Your Hand" is released by the Beatles.
- 1972 - Atari releases the video game, Pong.
SONGS OF THE DAY
- Beatles - I Want to Hold Your Hand - LISTEN
THEME: Louisa May Alcott
- Grades 5-12 - Masterpiece - Little Woman - VIEW
- Grades 6-9 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: Becoming a Writer (1:36) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-9 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: An Iconic Character (2:29) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-9 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: Defying Convention (2:58) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: Transcendentalism (4:00) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Louisa May Alcott: The Civil War (4:34) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - The House of Little Women (1:59) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - The Real Jo March (1:34) -VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Greta Gerwig Discusses Her Adaptation of "Little Women" (19:07) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - The Historic Real-life House That Inspired 'Little Women' (6:23) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - The Great American Read - Little Women (3:27) -VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - It's Lit - Why We Still Love Little Women, 150 Years Later (9:37) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Almanac - What Killed the Author of Little Women? (4:48) - VIEW
NHPBS EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (801) More Options
GREAT PERFORMANCES - Broadway Musical: a Broadway Legacy
Monday, 11/28 from 2-4 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Explore the role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the American musical. Narrated by Joel Grey and featuring the classic shows of Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner & Loewe, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and more. GREAT PERFORMANCES Streaming
NH WORLD - 1.3 Comcast (965) More Options
NATURE - Equus: The Story of the Horse: Origins
Monday, 11/28 from 8-9:30 am NH WORLD
Travel around the world with anthropologist Niobe Thompson to uncover the history of mankind's relationship with the horse. Discover the habits and biology of these majestic animals and ride along with the world's last nomadic tribes. NATURE Streaming Video
More Learning Resources
Looking for some super cool crafts to do with your kids? Or maybe you need some expert parenting resources to help raise your child? You can find it all right here:
NHPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for educators. You can also create your own lessons and assignments to meet the needs of your students.
Searchable online video courses and interactives across the curriculum and grade levels in areas like chemistry, literature, music, the visual arts, social studies, world languages storytelling, spelling and lots more.
Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.
A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.
Local Learning Resources
The best of NH learning resources from around the state.
Cheshire County Historical Society
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
New Hampshire Public Radio:
- Civics 101 - Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
- Ask Sam - Ask Sam features Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown answering listener questions about the mysteries and quirks of the natural world.
Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park
- Learning Connection - Even though their doors are closed, we’re still here to connect you to the inspirational powers of nature and engage you in learning.
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
- A resource to keep you connected to nature - Enjoy nature at home with these online learning experiences brought to you by the Science Center’s Naturalists.
Strawbery Banke Museum
- Online Learning - Virtual Tours, the Virtual Classroom, artifacts of the week, featured items from the Collections, Horticulture Learning Center materials, and more.
Tiger Takes On
PBS Kids for Teachers/Caregivers/Parents
- PBS for Parents
A guide of PBS resources targeted for parents teaching kids, features a great activity finder
- PBS Education
The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.
- PBS Teachers' Lounge
This site has great teaching tips, ideas, resources and support for teachers.
- PBS KIDS Games app
Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.