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Dig Deeper into BrainPOP Topics with FYIs

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Looking for topic-specific, grade-appropriate informational texts? BrainPOP's got you covered! Every BrainPOP topic features a set of  up to 6 nonfiction, informational "FYI" articles that dig deep...
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What’s New at BrainPOP: February Recap

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February may be the shortest month, but it’s not short on new stuff at BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. New Feature Updates to Assignments You asked for it, so we made it! Teachers can now schedule a...

Persuade a Jury: We the Jury Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called We the Jury, in which they take on the role of a juror in a civil case. Their challenge is to analyze the evidence and use i...

Making a Difference Lesson Plan: Activate

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play Activate, a game in which they take on the role of citizens making positive changes in their communities. After selecting an issue, they t...

Parliamentary System Lesson Plan: Determining a Government for a New Country

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover what a parliamentary system of government is and how it compares and contrasts with the system of govern...
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A Recap of What’s New at BrainPOP

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Back-to-school is a busy time here at BrainPOP!  Here’s what new this month. New Features The Challenge Challenge your students with the new BrainPOP Challenge! This auto-graded, mobile-ready f...

From Primary to General Election Lesson Plan: Win the White House

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students first watch the movie Presidential Election and then play Win the White House. The game invites students to take on the role of a presidentia...

Cast Your Vote: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

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Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play Cast Your Vote!...

Political Debate: Cast Your Vote Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Cast Your Vote, a game in which their personal issues and interests drive a political debate. Students choose questions for the candidates ...
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Teach the Election with BrainPOP! Upcoming Webinars, Resources, and More

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The height of election season is clearly upon us: the much-anticipated first debate, the voter registration reminders that keep cropping up online, the political ads on TV, the front pages of newspap...