Ms. Stephanie Lawrence

Bancroft Middle School Video* Collection


Animated Films

Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle


James and the Giant Peach

Ricki Tikki Tavi

Black Beauty

Shark Tale

Shrek (missing)



Susan B. Anthony

Charlie Chaplin

Winston Churchill

Ponce De Leon

Frederick Douglass

Amelia Earhart

Leif Eriksson

Henry Ford

Great Women in American History

Henry V

Holocaust Survivor:  Elaine Geller (May 1997)

Andrew Jackson

Martin Luther

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The Rosa Parks Story


Ponce De Leon – The 1st Conquistador

Jackie Robinson (2 copies)


College/Career Prep

Choose College/Escojan la Universidad

The Career Club:  Job Interview Techniques for At-Risk Students

College:  Making it Happen




American Ballet Theater at the Met--Mixed Bill (NEW)

Bancroft Spring Show June 4, 1999


Cathy Roe Productions Dance Technique Videos (12 Videos:)

Hot, Hot, Hot

Just combinations for Kids

Just combinations for Teens and Adults

Character & Theme Dances Vol. 1

Character 7 Theme Dances Vol. 2

Choreography for Recitals Part 1

Choreography for Recitals Part 1

Choreography for Recitals Part 2

Choreography for Recitals Part 2

Dance Blast 1 – Aerobic Fitness Choreography

Dance Blast 2 – Just routines

The Splendor of Lyrical

Hot Sizzlin’ Jazz

Street Jammin’!

Who’s Dancing Now?



English/Language Arts

Compound Sentences

English Composition (2 copies)

Introducing Adjectives and Adverbs

The Novel: A Three-Part Series

Public Speaking

The Shapes a Poem Can Take: Different Types of Poetry

Speech Basics Part I

Speech Basics Part I

Grammar Rock (from the School House Rock Collection)

The Shape a Poem Can Take

Understanding Sentence Structure

What is Poetry? An Introduction to the Nature of Poetry

What is a Short Story?


Using Your Library to Write a Research Paper Series (4 videos):

            Finding Sources of Information

            Writing the Paper

            Selecting and Defining a Topic

            Taking Notes and Organizing Your Ideas


Environment and Safety

Adventures of the Disaster Dudes (2 copies)

Aftershock: Earthquake Stress Management

EVAC + Chair-Stairway Escape for the Disabled

Opening the Door to Diversity: Voices form the Middle School

Recycle wranglers

Safe Schools: A Guide for Action

Surviving the Big One: How to Survive a Major Earthquake

Teen Vision

Tools to Use to Help You Choose:  A Family Guide to the TV Ratings System


Feature Films

Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

All Quiet on the Western Front

Animal Farm

Annie (faulty audio)

Apollo 13 (missing)

Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman

Black Like Me

Brian’s Song

Bridge to Terabithia (2 copies)

To Build a Fire (2 copies)

And the Children Shall Lead

Christmas Carol (2 versions)

Curse of King Tut’s Tomb

Diary of Anne Frank (2 versions--VHS)

Anne Frank DVD (NEW)

Friendly Persuasion

Gentlemen’s Agreement

Grapes of Wrath

Great Expectations

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkanban

Hound of Baskerville

To Kill a Mockingbird

Klondike Fever

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Les Miserables

Lion Witch and the Wardrobe

The Outsiders

The Tell-Tale Heart

A Man for All Seasons

Modern Times

Merrily We Roll Along

Miracle Worker

My Fair Lady (musical) (NEW)

National Velvet

The Old Man and the Sea

Of Mice and Men

Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored

Red Badge of Courage

Ruby Bridges

The Outsiders

The Ox-Bow Incident

Macbeth (actors: Nolan, O’herlihy, Mc Dowell)

Maricela (2 copies)

Andromeda Strain

Don Quixote

Jumangi (missing)

Jurassic Park

Paper Clips

Piano Lesson

Princess Diaries

A Raisin in the Sun

The Red Balloon

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Schindler’s List

The Secret Garden

Simon Birch

Stone Fox

Sarah Plain and Tall (2 copies)

A Separate Peace


Sweet 15

To Build a Fire (2 copies)


A Warrior’s Tale

West Side Story

Witches of Salem



Bonjur Les Amis (3 videos)


Geography Skills

Geography of the USA

Exploring maps and Globes

Learning to read maps



100% Educational Videos Series (9videos):


Gateway to The West

Great Cities: Cities of the Pharaohs

Great Wall of China

Jerusalem: Holy, Deadly City

Lewis and Clark

Pl(i)moth Plantation: The Godly Community

Pyramids and Ancient Egypt

Spanish Empire in the New World

Woman of the West


National Geographic Videos (10 videos):

Born of Fire

Egypt: Quest for Eternity

Himalayan River Run

The Incredible Human Machine

Jerusalem: Within These Walls

The Rhino War


In the Shadow of Vesuvius

Lost Kingdom of the Maya

Mysteries of Mankind


Time Life’s Lost Civilization series (11 videos):

Aegean: Legacy of Atlantis

Greece: A Moment of Excellence (2 copies)

Inca: Secrets of the Ancestors

China: Dynasties of Power

Rome: The Ultimate Empire

Tibet:  The End of Time

Maya: The blood of Kings

Mesopotamia:  Return to Eden

Egypt:  Quest for Immortality


United States History Video Collection Series Origins-WWII (3videos):

Slavery and Freedom


Three Worlds meet (Origins 1620)


The Civil War—1861-1865 (2videos):

Secession to Gettysburg

Gettysburg to Reconstruction


Just the Facts Learning Series (3 videos):

American Presidents

United States Constitution

United States Bill of Rights and Constitutional Amendments


America: A Look Back Series (2 videos):

End of the Trail

The Innocent Years


Great Debates (1 video):

John F. Kennedy vs. Richard Nixon


Great Speeches (3 Videos):

Winston Churchill

John F. Kennedy

Martin Luther King Jr.



More History/Social Studies:


Africa before the Europeans: 100-1500

Against the Odds:  The Artist of the Harlem Renaissance

America’s Historic Trails (6 videos)

Anatomy of  9/11 (NEW)

Auschwitz:  If You Cried You Died

The America Revolution

Black Death

Blue vs. Gray

China: The Mandate Of Heaven

China and Japan

The Coming of Man

The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb

The Crusades:  Crescents and the Cross


First Americans

The Great Indian Wars: 1840-1890

In Search of History:  Scourge of the Black Death (NEW)

Inside Islam (NEW)

The Hajj:  One American’s Pilgrimage To Mecca (NEW)

Hispanic Culture Series

The History and Functions of Congress

Holocaust Survivor-Elaine Geller

Holo(k)aust [for your Emmy consideration—History Channel] (NEW)

The Incas Remembered

The Infinite Voyage: The Search for Ancient Americans

The Inquisition

The Industrial Revolution

Lewis & Clark:  A scientific Journey (NEW)

A Man for all Seasons

The Mayflower Pilgrims

Mexico Before Cortez

Mexico Close Up

The Middle Ages (NEW)

Napoleon (NEW)

Native American Indians (NEW)

Paul Revere’s Ride: You Are There

Prehistoric Life (NEW)

The Real Story of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Reconstruction:  2nd Civil War

The Reformation (NEW)

The Renaissance for Students:  A History of the Renaissance

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Sheriff of Tombstone:  Wyatt Earp


Songs of the Civil War

Soviet Youth Sports

South Africa:  Free at Last

Touring Civil War Battlefields

Underground Railroad

Eyes on the Prize:  America’s Civil Rights Years

South Africa

500 Nations:  Clash of Cultures

Witches of Salem

World Trade Center (NEW)

The Year China Discovered America

Reader’s Digest:  Wonders of Man’s Creation

Central America:  The Burden of Time

The Infinite Voyage:  The Search for Ancient Americans

National Geographic Kids Video--Mummies Unwrapped! :  Alien Adventures in Ancient Egypt



The Best of the Real West (4 Videos):

The Battle of the Alamo

Texas Rangers:  Manhunters of the Old West

Wild Women: Calamity Jane, Belle Star and Annie Oakley

Sitting Bull and the Great Sioux Nation


The Sinbad Collection 3 Videos:

The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad




Basic Math Series (10 videos):

Addition and Subtraction

Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Adding Fractions

Decimals (2 copies)

Dividing Fractions and Review

Introduction to Fractions

Long Division

Multiplication and Division

Multiplying and Dividing Decimals

Multiplying Fractions

Subtracting Fractions

Multiplication Rock (from the School House Rock Collection)

Fractions (2 copies)

Money and Banking

The Pythagorean Theorem



Country and Western Music

America Folk Music

Russian Folk Music

Music of Africa

Music of India


Music of Japan

Music of Latin America

Electronic Music

Music of the Middle East

Music of the Middle Ages

My Fair Lady (musical) (NEW)


Heath and Nutrition/ Physical Education:

Assessing Your Risk of Breast Cancer

The Body Works

Bones and Muscles

Health: Inside The Body

Healthy Life styles: A Guide for Living

Human Nutrition:

Learning about Growing up (two videos)

From Boyhood to Manhood

From Girlhood to Womanhood

Nutrition to Diet

Pilates:  Dynamic Toning

The Stress Mess

Tae Boxing

World of Rope Jumping

The World of Volleyball


Professional Education:

The “Art” of Learning

Supporting tomorrow’s Teachers: The Paraeducator Career Ladder



Time Life Video Series- The Living Planet (12videos):

New Worlds

The Building of Earth

The Frozen World

The Margins of the land

Seas of Grass

The Northern Forest

The Banking Deserts

Worlds Apart


The Sky Above


Understanding Science (6 videos):

Vol.1 Scientific Problem Solving

Vol.2 Matter

Vol.3  Energy

Vol.4 Ecosystems

Vol.5 Classifications of Living

Vol.6 Weather Systems


The Planets Video Series (8 Videos):

Vol.1 Different Worlds

Vol. 2. Terra firma (missing)

Vol 3.  Giants

Vol 4: Moon

Vol 5:  Star

Vol 6:  Atmosphere

Vol 7:  Life beyond the Sun

Vol 8:  Destiny


The Solar System (2 Videos):  (missing)

The Outer Planets

The Inner Planets


Nova (3 Videos):

The Miracle of Life

The Ultimate Journey:  The Odyssey of Life

Adventures in Science:  The Universe Within (human body)


Eyewitness Video Series (2 Videos):

Natural Disasters



(More) Science:

Eclipses of the Moon

From the Earth to the Moon

Lewis & Clark:  A scientific Journey (NEW)


Plankton and the Open Sea

The Rock Cycle

NASA Connect (based on National Standards)

The Nervous System:  The Human Body

The Musculoskeletal System:  The Human Body

What is Photosynthesis?

Water and the Water Cycle

Science Rock (from the School House Rock Collection)

Gravity is Attractive:  What is Gravity

Growing a Nation:  The Story of American Agriculture (NEW)


Basic Spanish and Portuguese on DVD (NEW)

Books on Tape (New Collection)

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