User-agent: ia_archiver Disallow: /

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Learning History Though Movies

Historical doesn’t necessarily mean factual. Historical fiction is a genre. Use viewer discretion before watching! These movies are for various ages, so please look them over first to verify it is age appropriate before allowing your children to watch them with you. Some movies are free online, or can be obtained by rental though Amazon.com's Video on Demand or similar movie store. It would be worth taking a trip to your local library to see if they have some of these movies available. Grab the popcorn! Happy viewing!

  • All the President’s Men (1976)

  • Amadeus

    Go HERE to fnd the full movie Youtube.

  • Amistad (1997)

  • Apocalypse Now! (1979)

  • Back to the Future

    Watch live video from zzbrooklynzz on Justin.tv

  • Braveheart

  • Casino

  • The Color Purple movie (1985)


  • The Crucible (1996)

  • The Duellists (1977)

  • Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

  • Far and Away (1992)

  • Gandhi

  • Gettysburg (1993)

  • Glory (1989)

  • Goodfellas

  • Gone With the Wind

  • Grapes of Wrath (1940) - Great Depression

  • Ivanhoe(1952)

  • King Authur

  • The Last Emperor (1987)

  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

  • The Last of the Mohicans


  • The Last Samurai


  • The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)

  • Moses (The Ten Commandments

    Watch the full move HERE on youtube

  • Patton (1970)

  • Pearl Harbor

  • Pride and Prejudice

  • Night and Fog (1955) is a documentary about the Holocaust.

  • Raging Bull (1980)

  • The Right Stuff (1983)

  • Roots:
    Click HERE to go to the full movie on the Youtube channel.

  • Sergeant York (1941)

  • Sense and Sensibility


  • Spartacus (1960) \
    Click HERE to watch the rest of the movie at YouTube

  • Titanic

  • Tora, Tora, Tora - WWII, Pearl Harbor, Japanese...find lesson plan at teachwithmovies.org

  • Triumph of the Will

  • White Fang


  • The Vikings (1958) shows difficulties the Vikings faced when navigating to the New World.

  • Woodstock (1970)
  • No comments:

    Post a Comment

    Homeschool is FUN!