Performance: Five Feet High and Rising (Clip 1 of 3)
In the first clip associated with the Johnny Cash lesson plan, Johnny Cash performs his song "Five Feet High and Rising." Students should should analyze the song and discuss what makes a good personal narrative. Return to lesson plan »
In this classic 1969 documentary, the Man in Black is captured at his peak, the first of many in a looming roller-coaster career. Cash reveals the dark intensity and raw talent that made him a country music star and cultural icon.
A speaker at school talks about being a Muslim American woman; Dalya and her mother listen to a news report in which Trump casts all Muslims as terrorists; Dalya and her mother argue about wearing the hijab.
Dalya’s brother gives her advice about her college application essay; the process leads her to think about her identity and her dreams. Dalya participates in the school talent show and has fun with friends getting ready to graduate.
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In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.