Hyphens and Dashes

Hyphens, figure dashes, en dashes, and em dashes--oh my! Those pesky little lines that all look the same are actually pretty useful, and quite different. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you what in the world a hyphen is and when we use one, and the difference between the different types of dashes. These punctuation marks may look like silly black lines, but this movie explains how important they are in our writing!

Grammar Games Lesson Plan: The Importance of Correct Grammar in Everyday Life

Lesson Plan Summary In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify and analyze basic developmentally-appropriate grammar rules and create an ongoing review game to reinforce grammar skills for the class. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »