nbsp; The NorthStar DVD has engaging, authentic video clips, including animation, documentaries, interviews, and biographies, that correspond to the themes in NorthStar. Each theme contains three- to five-minute segment that can be used with either the Reading and Writing strand or the Listening and Speaking strand. The video clips can also be viewed in MyNorthStarLab. nbsp; NorthStar, now in its third edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands-Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking--provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers.