Music Lifts a Community (Member Created Video)
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: View this member created video to see how one woman makes a difference by offering music to her church community. This video was created by a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, MO.

Type of Video: Story*
Unique Video ID: Character-82**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • After viewing the video, ask students if they have any talents (like playing piano or something else) that they enjoy doing and enjoy sharing with others. Have them share their examples in a journal entry or class discussion.
  • Use the video as an example for a student created video that focuses on a similar topic with someone they know. Have students create a video that showcases someone sharing their talents. Consider publishing student videos on the school’s website or in another forum and sending a video to us for possible publication as well. Just email us at To be sure we see it, put “Making a Difference Video Submission” in the title line of the email.


*Story videos employ a narrative form to highlight a topic, location, or practitioner in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.