Sad Man introduces the concept of parallel lines, while Bad Man tests two kids on their ability to create perpendicuar lines in a game. Bad Man later looks for examples of parallel lines on a basketball court while the players are in the middle of a game.
Johnny hangs out with the hip-hop group, The Round Pound. They tell him how to be "hip-hop" and state that he should aim to look "stupid fresh." Johnny is confused at their terminology, and they explain it to them. The Round Pound also use slang terms such as "cap," "phat," and "kicks." They illustrate or explain each of the terms.
Norbert and Mandy use a story map to analyze the evil Thorzuul's story and try to identify the six parts. They determine that it's not a story because it doesn't contain all of the necessary elements to be considered a story.
Mark records a video log in which he discusses a challenge to his survival: he'll run out of food unless he grows more. He needs to figure out a way to grow 3 years worth of food on Mars, where nothing grows. Instead of feeling hopeless, Mark shows that he is ready to take on the challenge.
Astronaut Mark Watney addresses aspiring astronauts and gives them a few words of wisdom. He talks about his experience surviving alone on Mars and admits that he thought he was going to die. He expresses the importance of having problem-solving skills, a positive mindset, and resilience, as those traits are what allowed him to make it back to Earth alive despite the adversity he encountered.
Alan and Jake are eating in the kitchen on a Friday night, and Alan suggests that Jake get started on his homework early so that he doesn't have to worry about it. To convince Jake to do his homework, he explains how Charlie's grades suffered when he was a student because he put off his homework until the last minute. Alan later tells Jake to stop procrastinating, and he defines the word and uses it in a sentence when Jake asks what "procrastinating" means.
Scooby Doo and the gang split up and search for clues on the theater stage. During their search, the Phantom Puppeteer tries to drop different objects on Shaggy and Velma. This clip gives hints as to intention of the Phantom Puppeteer and the perilous nature of the theater in which the gang is situated, despite the Puppeteer not talking at all.
Gertie spends some time with E.T. and teaches him a few English words and dresses him up in a funny outfit. E.T. then becomes slightly more proficient in English and repeats the words, "phone" and "home," several times while point towards the sky. Although E.T. does not explicitly tell us his desires, we can understand through his verbal language that he wants to get in contact with his home planet.
Sully and Mike take Boo to work so they can put her back in her door. When they enter the office, they are surprised to see the Child Detection Agency there. Based on the events that take place in this clip, we can determine the meaning of vocabulary words such as "obscure," and infer the reason that Sully and Mike are hiding Boo.
Sully and Boo sneak around the office in an attempt to find Mike. During their search, Boo uncovers an underground passage, which they follow to find Mike and Randall. Randall is trying to get information from Mike on Boo's whereabouts, so he starts up the Scream Extractor and shows his intentions to use it on Mike. Although it's not clear what the scream extractor does exactly, based on hints from the scene and Mike's reaction, we can determine that it is not used for something positive.
The minions participate in a contest to see who can cover the most distance away from the main platform. We don't understand what the minions are saying, but we can infer from their actions that they are participating in such a contest.
Bart is running away from a group of kids from the neighboring town, Shelbyville. He enters a tiger feeding area and needs to exit through door number 7 to escape; otherwise, he'll encounter a man-eating tiger. However, the doors are labeled in roman numerals, and he doesn't know roman numerals. He uses his knowledge of Rocky movies to figure out the correct door to open.
Taylor confronts two online bullies in her school and tells them that their words actually can hurt people. Other students who are also victims of the bullies take the opportunity to stand up to the bullies as well, which causes the bullies to leave the school cafeteria.
Pumbaa explains to Timon how to use modern technology safely and smartly in a connected world. Pumbaa explains that it's important to keep personal information private and to not share it online with people you do not know. Pumbaa also explains how our devices are connected to the internet even if we do not see any wires.
Francine is tasked to write a paper on the diet of the American Pilgrims. She learns that she can use search engines to find websites containing the information she needs for her paper. She uses the entire contents of a website in her paper and is informed by her sister that she plagiarized her paper.
Sam Houston leads his troops to victory against General Santa Anna's forces, who have set up camp in a vulnerable spot. Because the Texians were familiar with the terrain, which had many thick oak groves separated by marshes, and were in a location with strong cover against fire, they were able to win the battle so quickly and with much fewer losses. The clip mentions facts about the battle, including that Santa Anna's forces were defeated in just 18 minutes.
Jessica confronts her son's Debate teacher to learn why he cannot join the debate team when he is a better fit for it than other students. The teacher states that the Debate team is only for 5th graders and that Evan is too young. As their argument continues, the teacher turns it into a teachable moment by telling his students the aspects of debate that are occurring in the moment.
Martin Luther visits Rome and is shocked at what he finds: immorality, commodification, and insincerity. He climbs the large staircase to the House of Pilate, believing the superstition that it will release his father from pergatory. However, he is not sold on the superstition once he reaches the top. The more of the city of Rome that he sees, the more he dislikes it.
A herald reading in public informs the Roman people of an upcoming visit of Prince Herod to the city. Because of the Prince's visit, Romans are advised to keep their mockery of the Jewish religion to a minimum.
A group of Romans traveling through a dark wood hesitant when they experience a thunderstorm with a cloudless sky and black birds circling in the wrong direction. This clip shows Roman proclivities towards omen and superstition.
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French Revolution →
Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen
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The National Assembly presents to France the Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen. Robespierre reads excerpt from the document, highlight its focus on human civil rights.
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The people of Paris storm the Bastille, which is a symbol of power to King Louis XVI and a symbol of tyranny to the populace. To protect his fortress, the King orders his soldiers to fire at the attackers.