Table of Contents
To help you
find stories on particular topic.
indexed by theme
directly to topical indexes of the video stories:
this section to find stories in a particular program. Each
story is linked to the related curriculum themes.
for stories on a particular topic? Use
the Curriculum Theme Table of Contents to find video stories, discussion questions,
and activities organized by curriculum theme.
where to start?Here are for Suggestions
for Using this Guide.
for using the logs
1 Scan the logs to find the stories
that fit your lesson's goals.
TIP Read the description for a short synopsis of each story.
2 Preview the
stories on videotape using the "time-in" and "time-out"
TIP Reset your VCR's counter when the first "Pittsburgh
Histoy Series" screen appears to synch with our time-in and time-out codes.
every VCR counter is a bit different, we've also given you visual
cues to look for as you fast-forward through the tape.
3 Click on Connections link to
go to FYI background article, discussion questions, activities, and
resources to integrate the video story into your curriculum.
PA History | Bridges &
Buildings | Rivers &
Valleys | Creating Community | The Arts | Having
History Series Teacher's Guide