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Schlessinger Video Productions

Overview
Works: 344 works in 568 publications in 1 language and 25,713 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Biographies  History  Short films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Performer
Classifications: E77.4, 394.261
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Most widely held works by Schlessinger Video Productions
Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the day of atonement and forgiveness, are the two High Holidays of the Jewish calendar. Children are introduced to these solemn, reflective holidays through a traditional prayer and Tashlikh ceremony. They also learn about the symbolism of foods associated with these holidays, the special clothing that is worn, and the importance of the Torah and performing good deeds throughout the year
Election day( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From campaigning and debates to rallies and voting, this program explains the activities that precede Election Day. Different levels of public office elections are reviewed along with the constitutional amendments that gave the right to vote to all groups. Children also explore the history of voting and examine the attributes of a good leader by watching as a group of middle school students elect their class president
Animals of the rainforest by Schlessinger Video Productions( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to the many insects, reptiles, birds and other animals thriving in the layers of the tropical rainforest. The program presents facts about where animals live, what they eat, how they adapt to changes in their environment and how they protect themselves from predators
Mexican-American heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children learn about the history, geography, and culture of Mexico; count to ten and say a few words in Spanish; tour the Olvera Street market in Los Angeles; make a yarn painting; see an animated folktale; and sing a Mexican folk song
Cinco de Mayo by Andrew Schlessinger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the symbols, customs, rituals and folklore underlying the celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Presented with traditional songs, folk tales, and arts and crafts
Kwanzaa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to this African-American family celebration
Chinese-American heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the vast land and culture of China as well as the immigration of Chinese Americans and the traditions they observe today
People of the rainforest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces students to the diverse lifestyles of people living in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica, Brazil, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. Children will learn about the customs, skills and medicines of the people who live there, how they survive in the rainforest, their spiritual beliefs and their unique arts and music
Native American heritage by Iowa) Wartburg College (Waverly( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the history and culture of the diverse groups of Native Americans that first lived in North America
Harriet Tubman : antislavery activist( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians tell the story of Harriet Tubman's life covering her childhood in slavery, her work with the underground railroad in leading Southern slaves to freedom in Canada, and her life after the Civil War. Emphasizes her contributions to the community
Chinese New Year by TTS Group( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children will excite in the sights and sounds of the traditional Chinese New Year as the usually peaceful Chinatown erupts with the noise of drums and firecrackers, and the beauty of vibrant, festive colors. During this most important and popular of all Chinese festivals, the ideas of communal awareness and starting anew are taught through the celebration in honor of Tsun Kwan, the god of the hearth, and the traditional festival of the dragon
Central American heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the seven colorful countries of Central America. They'll see what its like to live there and how immigrants from those countries have brought their traditions to North America
Jewish-American heritage( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the history of Jewish Americans, their journey to America and Jewish traditions they observe. The program also covers the geography of Israel and the lives of Jews living there
Arab-American heritage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the fascinating countries of the Arab world and see the many cultural influences that have been brought to the United States by Arab Americans
Native American life( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about America's history through the use of graphics and animations, live-action portrayals of historic figures and stories told from a child's point of view. Topics featured in this video include Stewards of the Earth, The Story of Pocahontas, Many Faces One Heart: Diversity of Cultures, Tecumseh and the Trail of Tears, Who are the Native Americans?
Puerto Rican heritage( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and learn about Puerto Ricans who have come to live on the U.S. mainland, bringing their cultural traditions with them
Hanukkah/Passover( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Jewish celebrations--Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, and Passover, a holiday celebrating freedom and renewal--are presented to children through illustrated stories, puppets, and songs. At a Hanukkah celebration, youngsters learn about the miracle of the Menorah as they light candles, play games, and sing songs to commemorate the holiday. As part of an introduction to Passover and the traditional Seder meal, a group of children visit a matzo bakery where they mix, squish, roll and flatten dough to create their own matzo
Martin Luther King, Jr. : civil rights leader( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader who helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights
A History of slavery in America( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the history of slavery in the U.S., beginning with the "middle passage" from Africa through Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, emancipation and Reconstruction. Describes slave resistance, the slave family, abolitionism, religion, and post-war Black Americans, highlighting the persistent struggle to end slavery
Korean-American heritage( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exciting adventures appear at every turn as children are introduced to the geography, history and traditions of Korea; what life is like there today; and the story of Korean immigration
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySchlessinger Media

Library Video Company. Schlessinger Video Productions

Languages
English (71)