Long A Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about Long A. It is designed to complement the Long A topic page on BrainPOP Jr. Before beginning this topi...

Silent E Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about silent e. It is designed to complement the Silent E topic page on BrainPOP Jr. Vowels can be challeng...

Short Vowels Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about short vowels. It is designed to complement the Short Vowels topic page on BrainPOP Jr. Phonics is a w...

“Ch” Phonics Movie Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about "Ch." It is designed to complement the Ch topic page on BrainPOP Jr. A digraph is a pair of letters ...

Classroom Activities: Silent E

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Silent E topic on BrainPOP Jr. The Long and Short of It Have your students make signs that say "long" or "short." Then call out different ...

Classroom Activities: Short Vowels

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Short Vowels topic on BrainPOP Jr. Vowel Sound Labels Review a short vowel sound with your students. Then spend a day or week exploring wo...

Classroom Activities: Short Story

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Short Story topic on BrainPOP Jr. One Liner As a writing exercise, pick a sentence for students to include in a short story. You may want ...

Classroom Activities: Biography

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Biography topic on BrainPOP Jr.   Biography of a Classmate Have students choose a classmate to write a biography about. Encourage th...

Classroom Activities: How-To Essay

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the How-To Essays topic on BrainPOP Jr. Craft Show Have small groups or partners write a presentation that teaches how to make a craft project...

Classroom Activities: Contractions

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Contractions topic on BrainPOP Jr. Yes, You Can (and Can't) Have every student write two sentences about what they can or cannot do. They ...