American Indians Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie   What do you know about American Indians?   During the Movie (Pause Points)   Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discus...

Maya Civilization Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie   What do you know about ancient civilizations?  What do you hope to learn about the Maya civilization?    During the Movie (Pause Points)   Stop at the ...

Autumn Leaves Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie   What happens to leaves in the fall? Why do you think this happens?  During the Movie (Pause Points)   Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions o...

New Year’s Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie How does your family celebrate the New Year?   During the Movie (Pause Points) Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discussion to keep stu...
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What’s New at BrainPOP: September Recap

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Looking to put a little POP into your school day? Explore these new and updated BrainPOP resources.  BrainPOP Day of Dead NEW Don't let the skeletons and cemetery visits fool you: The Mexican hol...

Surface Area Lesson Plan: Wrap it Up!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students first explore the concept of surface area by playing with common three dimensional objects manipulatives. Next, they’ll watch the BrainPOP movie...

Surface Area Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie What is a three dimensional object? Why might you need to measure such an object?   During the Movie (Pause Points) Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questio...
Curriculum Connection

BrainPOP & iCivics: Building Media Literacy Skills

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It’s no secret that your students spend much of their time using social media and digital platforms! Make the most of National Media Literacy Week (October 21-25) by designing lesson plans that help y...

Information Privacy Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie   Why do you think it’s important to keep your personal information private?   During the Movie (Pause Points)   Stop at the following times in the movie and ask qu...

Bass Reeves Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie   What is meant by the American Frontier?  What do you know about Western Expansion?       During the Movie (Pause Points)   Stop at the following tim...