Idioms and Clichés Lesson Plan: How to Identify, Use, or Avoid Them

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In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore idioms and cliches. Students will identify idioms and clichés in books and use them in or...
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Mini Book Template 2

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This graphic organizer lets students create their own stories in a book format, complete with a title page and illustrations....
mini book template

Mini Book Template

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This mini book template graphic organizer helps students to create their own non-fiction mini-book that even includes a table of contents and glossary section. Creating a mini-book can help learners r...
BrainPOP FQR

FQR – Facts, Questions, Responses

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This FQR graphic organizer will help students in organizing their thoughts while reading independently. It includes three separate areas for students to record facts, questions, and responses about w...
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Details and Main Idea

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This graphic organizer is useful for identifying the main idea and supporting details of a story or passage. In the top of the page, students fill in the details as they read. Seeing the supporting de...
Web graphic organizer

Web Graphic Organizer

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This graphic organizer is useful for pre-planning a project, finding relationships among concepts, and generating ideas. It’s perfect for representing hierarchical or branching relationships and str...
Parallel Structure

New BrainPOP Movie: Parallel Structure

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The BrainPOP topic library keeps growing! Our Parallel Structure movie is the newest addition to our English and Writing offerings. If your writing seems wordy and unclear, then have we got a movi...
Moby and Brainpop in Mumbai

Moby and BrainPOP in Mumbai

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Moby and BrainPOP in Mumbai! At the end of January and beginning of February, I had the privilege to take an educational tour through seven cities in India. While visiting schools, universities, educa...

Writing Dynamic Dialogue Lesson Plan: Vocabulary, Punctuation, and Practice

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  In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the use of dialogue. Students will work in groups to create dialogue with varying w...

Blogging Book Reviews Lesson Plan: Blog About Your Favorite Books

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the various types of blogs on the internet and learn how to post to a blog appropriately. Students w...