Friday, August 31, 2012

Stories and Articles, Fall 2012

"The Brooklyn Bridge" Joseph Stella, 1919-1920


















8/15/12 - "Fred Astaire. Legendary Dancer"

8/16/12 - "Lucille Ball, Brilliant Comedienne"

8/17/12 - "The History of the Guitar"

8/20/12 - "Philo T Farnsworth: Inventor"

8/21/12- "The Marx Brothers, a Comic Team"

8/22/12 - "Leornard Bernstein: Great Musician"

8/23/12 - "West Side Story, Part One"

8/24/12 - "West Side Story, Part Two"

8/27/12 - "Pioneers Who Shaped the Sounds of Radio"

8/28/12 "The Information Age, Part One"

8/30/12 - "The Information Age, Part Two"

8/31/12 - "Peter J. McGuire and the History of Labor Day" from Edcon Publishing.


9/04/12 - "The Roaring Twenties"  

9/05/12 - "Charles Lindbergh: Hero of the 20s"

 9/06/12 - "Babe Ruth: The Slugger"  

 9/07/12 -  "Black People Seek Change: 1920s"  

 9/10/12 - "W.E.B. Dubois: African-American Thinker and Writer" from VOA  

 9/11/12 - "The History of Jazz, Part One" from VOA

 9/13/12 - "The History of Jazz, Part Two"  

 9/14/12 - "Art and Writing in the 1920s" from VOA

  9/17/12 - "Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect" from VOA  

 9/18/12 - "Design is Where You Find It" from Edcon Publishing  

 9/19/12 - "F. Scott Fitzgerald: Writer in the 20s, Part One"  

 9/20/12 - "F. Scott Fitzgerald: Writer in the 20s, Part Two"  

 9/21/12 - The Story of the 1920s concludes with "The Crash of '29" from Voice of America

9/24/12 - "The Great Depression" from VOA

9/25/12 - "The Republicans Say Good-bye in 1932"

9/26/12 - "Art and Culture During the Great Depression" from Voice of America

9/27/12 - "Edward Hopper" great artist of The Depression, from VOA

9/28/12 - "Woody Gutherie, Part One" from Voice of America

10/01/12 - "Woody Gutherie, Part Two" from Voice of America

10/02/12 - "Diego Rivera: The People's Artist"

10/03/12 - "Margaret Bourke-White: Pioneer Photojournalist" from VOA

10/04/12 - "Margaret Bourke-White: Pioneer Photojournalist, Part Two" from VOA

10/05/12 - "The Evolution of American Folk Music"


10/09/12 - "Amelia Earhart: Aviation Pioneer" from VOA

10/10/12 - "Jesse Owens: Olympic Star" from VOA

10/11/12 - "Jack Benny: Comedian" from VOA

10/12/12 - "George Gershwin: Composer, Part One" from VOA

10/15/12 - "George Gershwin: Composer, Part Two" from VOA

10/16/12 - "Level 7/8 Listening Test One"

10/16/12 - "Basic English Listening Test"

10/17/12 - "1933-The Inauguration of Franklin D. Roosevelt" from VOA

10/17/12 - Student Survey, Mission Center

10/18/12 - "1936 - FDR: 'We Have Just Begun to Fight!" from VOA

10/19/12 - "Louis Armstrong: The Ambassador of American Jazz" from VOA

WELCOME TO THE EDGAR ALLAN POE FESTIVAL FEATURING THE STRANGE, MACABRE, WEIRD, AND SCARY!

10/22/12 - "The Biography of Edgar Allan Poe" from VOA

10/23/12 - "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe from VOA

10/24/12 - "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe from VOA

10/25/12 - "The Purloined Letter" by Edgar Allan Poe from VOA

10/26/12 - "The Great Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa!!" from VOA

10/27/12 - "Leonardo da Vinci, Artist, Scientist, Innovator" from VOA

CONGRATULATIONS, SF GIANTS, WORLD SERIES 2012 CHAMPS!

10/28/12 - "Baseball Words" from VOA

10/29/12 - "Roberto Clemente, Baseball Great"  from Edcon Publishing

10/30/12 - "The Bermuda Triangle" from Edcon Publishing


10/31/12 - "Memories of a Dead Soul" by David Barrera, from The New Mission Journal

11/01/12 - "Angry Ghosts" from Edcon Publishing

11/02/12 - "Ted Nash's Portrait in Seven Shades" from Voice of America 


11/03/12 - "A Journey on Route 66" from VOA

11/04/12 - "The Passenger Pigeon" from Edcon Publishing


11/05/12 - "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce, from VOA


11/06/12 - Using the Infinitive after "Too" and "Enough"


11/06/12 - "The Lady or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton from VOA


11/07/12 - "The Loch Ness Monster" from Edcon Publishing


11/08/12 - "Sleep Science: The Mystery of Dreams and Dreaming" from VOA


11/09/12 - "Aaron Copland" His music taught America about itself. From VOA.


11/10/12 - "The No Longer Futuristic Laser" from VOA

11/13/12 - "The Nightwalkers" from Edcon Publishing

11/14/12 - "Stonehenge" from VOA

11/15/12 - "The White Heron" by Sarah Orne Jewett, from VOA

11/16/12 - "Marian Anderson, World Famous African-American Opera Star" from Voice of America

11/17/12 - "Susan B. Anthony" and other stories. Edcon Publishing.

11/18/12 - "We're In Trouble" the Apollo 13 disaster, from VOA

11/19/12 - "Christian The Lion, an Amazing Story"

11/20/12 - "The Meaning of Thanksgiving" from VOA

11/17/12 - "Susan B. Anthony" and other stories. Edcon Publishing.

11/21/12 - "Pocahontas" from Voice of America

11/26/12 - "The Difficult Life of Early Settlers" from VOA

11/27/12 - "How the Search for Religious Freedom Led to the Colonies" from VOA

11/27/12 - 7/8 Listening Test Two

11/27/12 - Level Three Midterm Listening Test

11/28/12 - "Early Native Americans" from VOA

11/29/12 - "George Catlin, An Important American Artist" from VOA

11/30/12 - "Mysterious Changes in the Forest" from Edcon Publishing

12/01/12 - "The Emperor Penguin" from VOA

12/03/12- "Christmas in America" from VOA

12/04/12 - "The Nutcracker Suite" from VOA

12/05/12 - "The Science of Snow" from VOA

12/06/12 - "Race With the Black Death: The Story of Balto, Alaskan Husky Hero" from Edcon Publishing

12/07/12 - "Music Around the Globe" from VOA

12/10/12 - "Christmas in the 19th Century" from VOA

12/11/12 - "The Last Leaf" by O.Henry from VOA

12/12/12 - "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer"

12/12/12 - "From Latvia for Christmas" from Edcon Publishing

12/13/12 - "The Gift of the Magi" by O.Henry, from VOA

12/14/12 - "The Polar Express" written by Chris Van Allsburg, and made into a film in 2004 directed by Robert Zemeckis

12/17/12 - "The Fir Tree" by Hans Christian Anderson

12/18/12 - "Matt Henson at the North Pole" from Edcon Publishing

12/18/12 - "BBC's Ice Worlds" a preview from the Discovery Channel

12/20/12 - "To the Rescue" the story of the Saint Bernard dog, from Edcon Publishing

12/21/12 - "Antartica: a Scientific Laboratory Like No Other" from VOA

12/22/12 - "The Emperor Penguin" from VOA

12/23/12 - "The Christmas Cuckoo" by Frances Browne

12/24/12 - "The Shepherd of These Hills"

12/27/12 - "My Special Christmas" by Raymundo Valdez

12/28/12 - "Poems About Love" by Che'neka Wilson

12/29/12 - "Mariachi" by Victor Ortiz Romo

12/31/12 - "Happy New Year in America" from Mission Language Lab