World History Lesson Plan: Uncovering Essential Questions

August 29, 2009
In this world history lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students select a world history topic and study it through the lens o...

U.S. History Lesson Plan: Exploring Cause and Effect

August 29, 2011
In this U.S. History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students select two topics in U.S. history and use BrainPOP resources ...

Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Tracking History Through Timelines

June 6, 2012
In this Civil Rights lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 5, students use BrainPOP resources to develop an understanding of ...

Black Lives Matter Protests Lesson Plan: U.S. History

February 4, 2022
*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Black Lives Matter Protests Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Bla...

Helping Kids Understand the Black Lives Matter Movement

June 30, 2020
The accompanying blog post for our Black Lives Matter Protests movie provides guidance and strategies for teaching this topic.  The follo...

Malcolm X Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

February 1, 2022
*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Malcolm X Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Malcolm X, and suppor...

Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan: Design a Time Zone X Game

February 7, 2017
In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s  first bla...

Juneteenth Lesson Plan: U.S. History

June 17, 2021
*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Juneteenth Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Juneteenth, and supp...

Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

January 26, 2022
*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Abraham Lincoln...

Fannie Lou Hamer Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

August 21, 2019
In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Ham...