Over 7 dozen primary sources are now on BrainPOP

March 13, 2015

Did you know that primary source activities now accompany more than 90 BrainPOP topics? We're featuring archival newspapers, essays, documents, photographs and video clips related to BrainPOP topic...

Books and Authors Spotlight Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's Books and Authors spotlight highlights topics from Frankenstein and Lord of the Flies to J.R.R. Tolkien and Agatha Christie. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this¬...

Grammar Spotlight Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's Grammar spotlight highlights topics from Antonyms, Synonyms and Homonyms to  Capitalization and Tenses. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this Grammar spotlight l...

Teacher Support Materials and Assessment with Quandary

January 21, 2014

This screencast outlines teacher support materials and assessment ideas for Quandary, one of the award winning English games on BrainPOP's GameUp....

Reading Comprehension Lesson Plan: Using Context Clues

September 15, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about context clues and practice using context clues as a reading comprehension strategy....

Author Studies with BrainPOP Lesson Plan: Choose Your Favorite Writer!

May 24, 2013

In this author studies lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of their favorite writer. Students will read two or more books...

English Games (ELA) and The Sports Network 2!

March 14, 2013

BrainPOP is thrilled to introduce a new category of free English Language Arts (ELA) games! When you visit the main GameUp page, you'll now see an "English Games" button which takes you to our growing...

“Julie of the Wolves” Lesson Plan: Tundra and Arctic Adaptations

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students explore the book Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George. Students will use BrainPOP resources to identify characteristics of the ...

Grammar Games Lesson Plan: The Importance of Correct Grammar in Everyday Life

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify an...

Book Reports Lesson Plan: Self and Peer Evaluation

June 5, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify the elements of a comprehensive book report. Students then create a book report...