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Goldhil Video (Firm)

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Works: 888 works in 1,144 publications in 1 language and 41,555 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Children's films  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides  Biography 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Goldhil Video (Firm)
Understanding government( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Constitution of the United States established three distinct branches of government - the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches. The founding fathers, formed this division to establish the principle of separation of power and maintain an internal system of checks and balances. The Senate and House of Representatives are explored. The practical realities of day-to-day congressional operation are discussed. Discover insights about both houses of Congress, including how laws are made, the power of committees, special interest groups and lobbyists
Little house on the prairie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almanzo Wilder comes to Walnut Grove with his siser Eliza-Jane, the new schoolteacher. The Ingalls decide to adopt Albert. Nels Oleson is reunited with his estranged sister. A faith healer convinces the citizens of Walnut Grove to trust him. Caroline's father discovers a talent as a storyteller while grieving after the loss of his wife. Laura and Mary are held captive by escaped convicts until Charles disarmes the criminals. Albert and a friend accidentally set fire to the blind school. Almanzo asks Charles for Laura's hand in marriage but is not overjoyed when he gets his answer
United States Bill of Rights and constitutional amendments( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bill of Rights provides the basic legal protections to ensure individual rights. These rights and all subsequent amendments are presented here in easy-to-understand language with valuable insight from distinguished experts
Understanding literature( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figurative language, meter and rhyme, simile, and metaphor - these are a few of the many topics explored in this lively video tour through the genre of poetry
The United States Constitution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important documents ever created, the constitution is the backbone for the creation of the most successful nation on earth--America
The Declaration of Independence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This captivating program explores the political forces that existed before 1776 and the socioeconomic realities that made it necessary to declare to the world our independence from Great Britain"--Container
DUI -- dead in 5 seconds( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A realistic portrayal of drinking and its effects through a montage of images, some graphic, and interviews with people whose lives were affected by drunk driving accidents
Conquer the new S.A.T.( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An educational tool encapsulating the innovative USC course to teach and reinforce techniques and strategies for maximizing test performance
Buffalo soldiers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic history of the two black cavalry regiments that served to keep peace on the frontier from 1867 to 1891. Also shown is the dedication ceremony at Fort Leavenworth of a monument to the buffalo soldiers by sculptor Eddie Dixon, with speeches by Gen. Colin Powell and other high ranking black officers of the U.S. Armed Forces
Paws, claws, feathers & fins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking care of a pet may be fun, but it is also hard work. This DVD shows children how to take care of a pet, from a fish to a pony. Includes: 10 things to know about owning a pet, valuable tips for keeping pets healthy, dealing with loss of a pet, more
Jack Kerouac : king of the beats( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kerouac's writings took American literature to new levels of creativity and inspired unprecedented social change. Rare documentary footage and interviews with Allan Ginsberg and William Burroughs shed light on the life of this amazing writer
Great trains of America : Eastern railroading( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at steam locomotive powered historic railroads featured on the PBS series America's historic steam railroads. Includes Georgetown Loop Railroad, Grand Canyon Railway, Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow-gauge Railroad, California Western Railroad, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, New Hampshire steam railroads (Mt. Washington Cog Railway, Conway Scenic Railroad, White Mountain Central Railroad), Strasburg Railroad, Cass Scenic Railroad, Illinois Railway Museum
Parts of speech. sentences( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of this program completes the study of the building blocks of grammar with a thorough explanation of adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections-wow! Then, part two covers the basic rules of syntax, featuring subjects and predicates; appositive and verb phrases; direct and indirect objects; linking verbs; predicate nominatives, nouns of direct address, and appositives; dependent and independent clauses; and compound and complex sentences. Also, the egregious sentence fragment is introduced
Parts of speech( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, top verb experts including the yodeling Midori sisters and a circus sideshow barker demonstrate the past, present, and future forms of the simple, perfect, progressive, and perfect progressive tenses. Conditional statements, conjugation, helping verbs, and the verbals-gerunds, infinitives, and past and present participles-are considered as well. Dangling participles and other faux pas are also explained
Punctuation potpourri( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranging from the everyday to the esoteric, this program rounds out the study of punctuation by investigating the many functions of hyphens, apostrophes, slashes, and ellipses. Topics presented include the following: using hyphens to create compound nouns and adjectives, spell out numbers, and break lines of text; using apostrophes to form contractions, possessives, and plurals; using slashes to separate lines of poetry, offer a choice between words, and represent fractions; and using ellipses to indicate omitted text, a trailing-off of thought, and a lengthy pause
Common errors. acceptable errors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When should the red pen be wielded to the hilt, and when should writers and readers simply agree to disagree? Part one of this program deals with three unequivocal errors-sentence fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences-and three major enemies of clarity-tense shifts, vague pronoun references, and faulty parallels. Contraction/possessive pronoun confusion is also sorted out. In part two, syntactical errors that many no longer consider unacceptable are examined: contractions, split infinitives, and dangling prepositions
The Semicolon, colon, and dash( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with solid information and good advice, this program defines the rules for using the semicolon, the colon, and the dash, offering clear-cut caveats against misuse and overuse along the way. Litmus tests such as the "furthermore" test and the "and here it is" test make it easy to tell when to utilize these punctuation marks, while Thai food, spaghetti sauce, and even oatmeal with paprika spice up the numerous examples
Surrounding information : punctuation that comes in Pairs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a talking gingerbread man and an infomercial for punctuation marks, this program demystifies the art of working with quotation marks, parentheses, and brackets. Both the basics and the finer points are covered, including when to use double quotation marks and when to use singles, the difference between quoting and paraphrasing, and how quotation marks, parentheses, and brackets interact with other forms of punctuation
Introduction to grammar. parts of speech( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can a noun have a number? What do demonstrative pronouns demonstrate? And is an article really an adjective? After a concise explanation of grammar and SEAE-Standard Edited American English-this program explains the ins and outs of common, proper, compound, and demonstrative nouns; personal, possessive, and demonstrative pronouns; and adjectives, including the tiny article. Singular and plural subjects are also covered
The Wily comma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program inquires into the correct handling of the much-abused and frequently misused comma. Section one deals with the separation of items in a list. Section two shows how to set off introductory elements such as interjections, prepositional and participial phrases, and independent, dependent, and subordinate clauses. Section three demonstrates the use of interrupters, including nouns of direct address, appositive phrases, and non-restrictive clauses. Section four explains how to employ commas to provide emphasis and enhance clarity
 
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Jack Kerouac : king of the beats
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