This Week in West Virginia History | February


All This Week In West Virginia History February audio programs and resources are included in this collection.

  • February 1 | Pastoral Letter

    Unfold the most significant statement to emerge from the U.S. Catholic Church.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+
  • February 1 | Potomak

    Examine the history of the Potomak Guardian newspaper.

    Grades: 5-12
  • February 2 | Hubert Skidmore

    This  2 minute audio program is part of the WV Public Radio series "This Week in WV History".  Related curriculum follows the format of a Guided Listening Graphic Organizer for each month, a timeline activity for the month, and an extension activity.

    Grades: 8-12
  • February 2 | Shirley Donnelly

    Follow the ministry of preacher and historian Shirley Donnelly.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+
  • February 3 | Jack Fleming

    This program from the This Week in West Virginia series focuses on the life of Jack Fleming, the Voice of the Mountaineers.  Educational resources provide a guided listening organizer for all February programs and extention activities.  A script of all February programs is included in support materials.

    Grades: 8-12
  • February 3 | WV Statehood

    Unlock a common misconception about West Virginia entering the Union.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+
  • February 4 | Blind Ed Haley

    Blind Ed Haley was a WV musician whose greatest commercial success took place after his death.  Practice guided listening and notetaking skills as you listen to the audio.  Timeline and extension activities for the February programs are included.

    Grades: 8-9,11-12
  • February 4 | George W. Summers

    Follow the story of George W. Summers as he serves western Virginia.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+
  • February 5 | Cam Henderson

    Cam Henderson was an outstanding athlete and is known for coaching both college football and basketball - at the same time.  This profile of his life and career is supported by a guided listening organizer, timeline, script, and extension activity for the February series.

    Grades: 8-12
  • February 5 | Dan Cunningham

    Discover the thrilling life of Dan Cunningham.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+
  • February 6 | Morris Shawkey

    Examine the impact Morris Shawkey had on education in West Virginia.

    Grades: 5-12
  • February 6 | General Charles Lee

    The life and career of Gen. Charles Lee is profiled in this program.  Support materials include a guided listening organizer and scripts for all February programs and an extension activity.

    Grades: 8-12
  • February 7 | Holly Grove

    Learn details about the Holly Grove encampment and the actions taken to break the miners' strike.

    Grades: 5-12
  • February 7 | WVU

    Learn about the establishment of West Virginia University.

    Grades: 5-12
  • February 8 | Volkmar Wentzel

    Capture the many memories of photographer Volkmar Wentzel.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+
  • February 8 | Irvin Dugan

    Learn how the cartoons of Irvin Dugan impacted the U.S. during World War II and beyond.

    Grades: 5-12
  • February 9 | Joseph McCarthy

    When Sen. Joseph McCarthy spoke in Wheeling, WV in 1950 he displayed his "list of communists".  This program chronicles that event.  Support materials include a guided listening organizer, scripts, and timeline and extension activity for the February series.

    Grades: 8-12
  • February 9 | Nathan Goff

    Discover the politics of Nathan Goff Jr.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+
  • February 10 | Fred Schaus

    Fred Schaus was an outstanding basketball player and coach at West Virginia University.  Highlights of his long career in all levels of the sport are presented.  Support materials include a guided listening organizer, scripts, and a timeline activity for the entire February series.

    Grades: 8-12
  • February 10 | Jay Legg

    Follow the story that inspired a popular West Virginia folk ballad.  "Scripts and guided listening questions are provided in support materials."

    Grades: 5-13+