Thirteen Colonies Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about the original thirteen colonies of the United States. The information is designed to complement the Brain...

Statue of Liberty Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about the Statue of Liberty and its history. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie ...

Background Information for Teachers and Parents About School

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about what it's like to go school, and prepare them for their school experience. The information is designed t...

Ellis Island Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about immigration and Ellis Island.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Ellis Is...

Chief Joseph Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about Native Americans, the Nez Perce, and Chief Joseph.  The information is designed to complement the BrainP...

Georgia O’Keeffe Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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Teach children about influential and notable artists and their work. Encourage them to observe artwork closely and discuss the ideas or feelings the work communicates. This movie will explore the life...

Ancient China Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about ancient China.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Ancient China. It expla...

Lesson Ideas for Using BrainPOP to Teach About Holidays

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BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. offer lots of seasonal movie topic pages. Here are some ideas for using Brainpop to teach about holidays:...

George Washington Carver Lesson Plan: Peanuts, Agriculture, and Inventions

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore key events in the life of George Washington Carver. Students will also explain the meaning of agricul...

Global Wiki Lesson Plan: Rural, Urban, and Suburban Environments

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to distinguish between the three types of environments (rural, urban and suburban). They will also connect with ...