English Culture Videos

"Raising Birds"

Instructions: Watch this video and answer the questions. Then, read the script at the bottom of the page.

Where did Randall's daughter come across the baby bird?

Uh, one of her friends found this little baby bird, and uh, we're trying to help it to get ready leave the nest.

They feed the bird every ______.

Uh, this baby . . . we feed, it's a robin, and we feed it every couple of hours.

Raising animals and birds teaches Randall's family ______.

One of things that it teaches my daughter and our family is responsibility, staying on schedule and tasks when they need to be fed . . . there you are.

Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

If you found an injured wild animal or bird, would you know what to do to help it? Are there local organizations in your area that you can call to get help? If so, what are they?

Video Script

Hi, I'm Randall and I'm right outside of my house on one of the many projects that we're involved in, but specifically, my daughter has uh, actually helping this little baby bird. Uh, one of her friends found this little baby bird, and uh, we're trying to help it to get ready leave the nest. Uh, this baby . . . we feed, it's a robin, and we feed it every couple of hours. There we are. And, uh, we just help it out, we bring it outside, and then let it roam around, but this is trying to get it ready to leave, and one of things that it teaches my daughter and our family is responsibility, staying on schedule and tasks when they need to be fed . . . there you are. I think he's done . . . and also the importance of watching over nature.