In this movie, you'll learn how to identify sequence in different types of writing. Find out how sequence is important to the plot of a story, and how sequencing helps order events or steps in an informational piece of writing. You’ll see how transition words like first, second, third, next, then, before, after, meanwhile, and finally signal the order in which things happen. Find out how to use a flowchart to take notes or use a timeline to keep track of dates or events as you read.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plan: Sequencing Events

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. Students will sequence the major events in Dr. King's life and discuss Dr. King as a leader and his impact on the civil rights movement using a series of cooperative learning activities and handouts. See more »

Sequencing Snowpeople Lesson Plan: Teaching First, Next, and Last

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore sequencing vocabulary (i.e. first, last, next, then, finally, and after that.) Students will work in groups to design a multi-step "snowperson" and write a paragraph sequencing the steps taken to create their snowperson. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Sequence Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about sequencing. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Sequence. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Sequence Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about sequencing. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Sequence topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »