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Video: “Our Story In 2 Minutes”

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I’ve previously posted about a Robert Krulwich NPR column, “Let’s Play History As A List” and how I’ve applied it in my Social Studies classes.

Simply put, students list a few words, along with their rationale, to describe an historical era.

I’ve also previously posted about a video produced by Melody Sheep, Our Story in 1 Minute, which makes me think that a version of “history as a list” could be adapted for video, too (I’ve embedded that video at the bottom of this post).

Now, I’ve discovered a similar video that looks pretty impressive, and it’s called “Our Story In 2 Minutes”:

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. Larry,

    You could also include the almost iconic version of Billy Joel’s – We Didn’t Start The Fire. Link there to teacher resources for the video.

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