Lunar New Year Lesson Plan: Good Luck Wish or Riddle

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about the Lunar New Year--what it is and how different cultures around the world celebrate. Then, in the...
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New Topics on BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.: Lunar New Year

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In celebration of the Lunar New Year, we are excited to present two new topics about this holiday! Join BrainPOP's Moby and Cassie to learn about Lunar New Year, or explore BrainPOP Jr.’s  Lunar New Y...

Snowflakes Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie: What do you know about snowflakes and how they form? (Tap prior knowledge) What is something new you hope to learn about snowflakes? (Set goals)   During the Movie (Paus...

Saturn Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What makes Saturn unique?  What do you want to know about Saturn?    During the Movie (Pause Points):   Stop at the following times in the movie and a...

A Wrinkle in Time Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   Have you read A Wrinkle in Time? If yes, what did you think about it? If no, what type of book do you think it might be based on the title? What is science fiction?  ...

Mars Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What do you know about Mars? Why do you think humans have always been fascinated by Mars?    During the Movie (Pause Points):   Stop at the following ...

Birds Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What kinds of birds do you see where you live? What do you hope to learn about birds??   During the Movie (Pause Points):   Stop at the following time...

Fireworks Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   Where have you seen fireworks? Describe what they were like. What do you hope to learn about fireworks?    During the Movie (Pause Points):   Stop a...

Wounded Knee Massacre Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What do you think the Wounded Knee Massacre may have been about? What do you want to know about Wounded Knee Massacre?   During the Movie (Pause Points): &nbs...

Benjamin Franklin Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What do you know about Benjamin Franklin? What is he famous for inventing? What else do you think Franklin was famous for aside from his inventions?    During ...