Harvey Milk Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Harvey Milk, an iconic leader of the gay rights movement in the 1970s. Using what they learn about Mi...

Syntax Lesson Plan — CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, features the game CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter, in which players use computational thinking and computer programming to solve puzzles  framed as mazes. Th...

Phonics Lesson Plan: Jungle Jumble

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, features a game that challenges students to apply their knowledge of blends, digraphs, and other word parts to create new words.   ...

Phonics Lesson Plan: Halfpipe Hoverball

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, features a game that challenges students to identify and distinguish various phonics sounds in words.   ...
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Searching for lesson ideas? You've hit the jackpot! BrainPOP Educators offers Lesson Idea pages chock full of learning resources for every movie (BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ESL) and all of...

Wright Brothers Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Speech Honoring the Wright Brothers

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Wright brothers and their invention of the first flying machine. Using what they learn, students w...

Community in Crisis: The Aftermath Mini-Lesson Collection

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The following collection of mini lessons, provided by our partner Classroom, Inc., prepare students to play Community in Crisis: The Aftermath. In this game, students take on the role of director of...

Concussion Lesson Plan: Create an Informational Brochure

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Concussions and explore the other features in this topic to learn about the causes and effects of concussions. They wi...

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...

Balancing the Federal Budget Lesson Plan: People’s Pie Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called People's Pie that challenges them to balance the federal budget. Students must fund important government programs without se...