Transforming Words Lesson Plan: Mine Cart Mash

April 13, 2016

This lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, features a word-building game that challenges students to transform the sound and meaning of words by adding a single letter: e, h, or r.  A final silent e...

A Wrinkle in Time Lesson Plan: Genre, Allegory, and Point of View

October 21, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP resources to explore genre, allegory, and point of view in Madeleine L'Engle's book "A Wrinkle in Time."...

To Kill a Mockingbird Lesson Plan

September 22, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-11, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the Harper Lee novel "To Kill a Mockingbird."...

Quandary Game Guide

September 11, 2015

Download this game guide for Quandary to help students organize their thinking while playing the award-winning English game, Quandary....

Media Literacy Lesson Plan: Common Advertising Strategies

April 17, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including the Make-A-Map concept mapping tool) to explore common advertising strategies and increase media lite...

Using BrainPOP Jr. to teach about nouns

April 10, 2015

This screencast shares a variety of ways teachers can use the free BrainPOP Jr. movie "Nouns" to help K-3 students understand different types of nouns....

Make-A-Map Lesson Plan: Authors That Changed Our Lives

March 29, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students will use BrainPOP resources (including the Make-a-Map tool) to explore the effects of authors on our world....

Grammar and Editing Lesson Plan: The Quill Game

January 6, 2015

In this grammar lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to practice finding and editing grammatical mistakes....

1.5.5 Review: Was / Were Lesson Plan

November 7, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Happy Birthday (L1U5L5), Ben and Moby want to surprise Nikki on her birthday, but Nikki surprises them, instead. While Ben and Moby realize their mistake, students review po...

Authentic Purposes for Research Lesson Plan: After the Storm Game

August 15, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to practice research, reading, and writing skills within a real-world context. Throug...