The Story of 'True'

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The history of the English language is a long and winding road, forsooth. Here’s a short video that traces the truth about the history of the world true, from its Old English origins to modern usages. Consider generating a list of words for class members to investigate. Etymology at its finest.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

The extended tree metaphor used in the narration and the animation makes the concept easy to understand

Resource includes a brief check for understanding, discussion questions, and links to additional related sites

Opportunity to flip the video: create your own multiple choice and/or open answer questions to check for understanding, add addition resources, or create a discussion question for an online, open forum (requires free online registration)

Cons

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