Getting Started with Make-a-Map for BrainPOP ELL

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Make-a-Map is BrainPOP ELL’s concept mapping tool powered by IdeaphoraⓇ. Make-a-Map enables students to transform information into knowledge by making meaningful connections between their thoughts and...

Grammar concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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This exemplar map illustrates the grammar concept of count and non-count nouns featured in the BrainPOP ELL movie Any Cookies? The student used the keyword and image banks as well as blank nodes to cr...

Recycling concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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This exemplar map, based on BrainPOP ELL's Recycling movie, illustrates the content of the movie using the image and keyword banks on the left side of the screen. The student also created new keywords...

Vocabulary concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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This exemplar map features a single vocabulary word from the ELL movie Does He Bite? Using the Make-a-Map tool, the student placed the word brave in the center, then used the search field in the image...

My BrainPOP for BrainPOP ELL is Here!

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You asked and we answered! We’re excited to announce that My BrainPOP - a suite of features that lets teachers and students at your school or homeschool keep track of learning - is now available on Br...

3.6.5 Idioms and Vocabulary Review

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Area of Rectangles (L3U6L5), Ben and Moby want to install glow-in-the-dark wallpaper in their tree house. But they soon discover that putting up the wallpaper is trickier tha...

3.6.4 Idioms Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Egg on Your Face (L3U6L4), Moby is up to some strange behavior, from shaking his robot leg to zipping his robot lips, as he takes Ben’s expressions literally! In this lesson ...

3.6.3 Reported Questions Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie What Nikki Wants (L3U6L3), Ben, a true friend, comes over to help Nikki who is suffering from a bad  cold. At first Nikki is grateful for his efforts, but soon her demands sp...

3.6.2 Descriptive Adjectives Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Little Red Fairytale (L3U6L2), Ben retells the classic fairytale, “Little Red Riding Hood,” as a puppet show.  Ben’s version includes funny twists and a surprise ending! Stud...

3.6.2 Reported Speech Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Little Red Fairytale (L3U6L2), Ben retells the classic fairytale, “Little Red Riding Hood,” as a puppet show.  Ben’s version includes funny twists and a surprise ending! Stud...