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Great Plains National Instructional Library

Overview
Works: 21 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 196 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Drama 
Classifications: QL795.W5, 599.51
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Most widely held works by Great Plains National Instructional Library
Humphrey the lost whale a true story ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how a migrating humpback whale mistakenly entered the San Francisco Bay in 1985 and swam sixty-four miles inland before being led back to the sea by people concerned for his welfare
Classroom management skills ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the five components of good classroom management. Stresses the importance of instructional planning and design which contribute to a classroom conducive to learning
Persuasive speaking strategies ( Visual )
in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What makes a persuasive message more effective? How can we distinguish valid arguments from groundless ones? This program discusses and illustrates extrinsic and intrinsic proofs. Excerpts from speeches by JFK, Gloria Steinem, and FDR are analyzed." -- Container
Keep the lights burning Abbie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brave young girl keeps her lighthouse burning during a tremendous storm. Host LeVar travels in Maine
Willa Cather remembered ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This presentation returns to Webster County to trace the history of one of Nebraska's greatest writers, Willa Cather, through the memories of the people who knew her
Safe getting around safely ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn how injuries can be prevented with proper safety measusres
Thinking up ideas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Take your students through all four steps in the research process while emphasizing one of the steps and its related strategies. In this edition, learn how to brainstorm
Beyond the front page ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the differences between feature stories and basic articles innewspapers. Features a professional reporter who talks about reaching out to readers, moving them to action as well as informing them, through feature writing
Teen sexuality in a culture of confusion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles eight young people of diverse race, ethnicity, socio-economic level, geographic locale and sexual orientation. They share their personal experiences and outlooks on a wide range of issues, including body-image, gender identity, peer pressure, family, religion and their decisions about how and when to act on their own sexuality. Two of the eight talk about living with AIDS
Willa Cather a pictorial memoir ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A segment of the Nebraska ETV series Bookshelf, with hosts Otis Young and Darrell Berg, and special guest Virginia Faulkner, discussing Willa Cather and the recent University of Nebraska Press publication: Willa Cather: a pictorial memoir
Reading Rainbow: Humphrey the lost whale a true story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Describes how a migrating humpback whale mistakenly entered the San Francisco Bay in 1985 and swam sixty-four miles inland before being led back to the sea by people concerned for his welfare
Treatment for sexual problems ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Certified sex therapists Jane James and Lloyd Sinclair discuss sexual dysfunction and therapy between couples
Reading rainbow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Paul Bunyan, by Steven Kellogg. Deals with a forest fire, Smokey Bear and woodsmen competitions. Shot on location in Maine and hosted by LeVar Burton
Speaking with confidence. strategies ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"What makes a persuasive message more effective? How can we distinguish valid arguments from groundless ones? This program discusses and illustrates extrinsic and intrinsic proofs. Excerpts from speeches by JFK, Gloria Steinem, and FDR are analyzed." -- Container
Reading Rainbow: The Patchwork quilt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Presents a reading of the book The patchwork quilt, by Valerie Flournoy. Shot on location at Boston Children's Museum and hosted by LeVar Burton
Reading rainbow once there was a tree ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Host LeVar Burton introduces the book Once there was a tree by Natalia Romanova about a stump that attracts many living creatures, even man; and when it is gone, a new tree attracts the same creatures, who need it for various reasons. Also discusses the value and variety of trees, how trees grow, and harvesting maple syrup. Other books mentions are The tremendous tree book by Barbara Brenner and May Garelick, Red leaf yellow leaf by Lois Ehlert, and The tree in the wood adpated by Christopher Manson
Reading Rainbow: Alistair's time machine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Presents a reading of the book Alistair's time machine by Marilyn Sadler. Reviewed books are Find Waldo now by Martin Handford; The many lives of Benjamin Franklin by Aliki; What does it do? Inventions then and now by Daniel Jacobs
Reading rainbow stay away from the junkyard! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Michele Mariana reads the featured book Stay away from the junkyard!, about the value of discarded items if looked at from a different perspective. Host LeVar Burton talks and shows the value of things that bring back memories and visits with a man who makes sculptures from junk. Reviewed books are Make way for ducklings, The snowy day and the Story of Ferdinand
Reading rainbow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Fox on the job" by James Marshall is the story of a lazy fox who has a hard time finding the perfect job. Host LeVar Burton goes to work on some household chores. Reviewed books are "Pig Pig gets a job" by David McPhail, "Music, music for everyone" by Vera B. Williams, "Helping out" by George Ancona
Reading Rainbow: And still the turtle watched ( )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reading of the book, "And still the turtle watched" by Sheila MacGill-Callahan. This segment refects our responisibility to nature and the environent. LeVar explores ways children and adults are working together to protect and preserve the earth
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Great Plains National (Firm)

controlled identity Great Plains National Instructional Television Library

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University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Great Plains National Instructional Library
Languages
English (23)