1.5.5 Review: Was / Were Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL 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

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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...

Note-Taking Skills Lesson Plan: Create a Personalized System

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for students in grades 3-12, students will explore various styles of note-taking and develop their own unique and effective note-taking system....

Active Imagination Lesson Plan: Everyone’s Creative

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students learn about active imagination and how they can use their imaginations to solve problems, create, and have a positive impact on the wo...

1.6.1 Past Simple Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, The Thief Walked In (L1U6L1), Ben tells Moby about the strange experience he had when he arrived home from school the day before. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K...

1.6.2 Past Simple (Irregular Verbs) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I Had a Cool Dream (L1U6L2), Ben dreamed that he and Moby were sailors, sailing around the world. He uses irregular verbs in the past simple to tell Moby about where they we...

1.6.3 Past Simple (Negative) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I Didn’t Sleep (L1U6L3), Ben tells Moby about his terrible week that began with a sleepless Sunday night. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, students sequence se...

1.6.4 Past Simple (Questions) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, What Did You Bring? (L1U6L4), Ben and Moby go on a camping trip. Find out what they brought with them and why as they ask each other questions in the past simple tense. In t...

1.6.5 Review: Past Simple Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Who Had the Keys? (L1U6L5) we follow Ben and Moby as they retrace their steps in an effort to find the lost house keys. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, student...

Personification in Writing with the Citizen Science Game

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In this lesson plan which can be adapted for students in grades 5-12, students use a free online science and English Language Arts (ELA) game to explore personification in writing....