Checks and Balances Civics Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Checks and Balances, a free online social studies game....

Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

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In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...

Johnny Appleseed 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 Johnny Appleseed, historical figures and tall tales.  The information is designed to complement the Brai...

U.S. Symbols 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 symbols of the United States. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie U.S. Symb...

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...