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Guest Blogger

Stephanie Markman Shares a Unique BrainPOP Inspired Project!

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Guest blogger Stephanie Markman is a fourth and fifth grade teacher at Alliance Charter Elementary school in Neenah, WI.  Her students created a series of stop motion animations inspired by BrainPOP....

A Wrinkle in Time Lesson Plan: Genre, Allegory, and Point of View

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP resources to explore genre, allegory, and point of view in Madeleine L'Engle's book "A Wrinkle in Time."...

To Kill a Mockingbird Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-11, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the Harper Lee novel "To Kill a Mockingbird."...
Addition Blocks

Building Fluency with Math Games on GameUp!

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The first few weeks of school are spent reviewing those skills and concepts students learned the previous year, but may not have practiced over the summer. Math skills are often among those “forgott...

Checks and Balances Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online social studies game, Branches of Power) to learn about checks and balances and the bran...

Henry Hudson Lesson Plan: Were His Explorations Successful?

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to investigate the life, accomplishments, and legacy of English explorer Henry Hudson....

Scientific Method Lesson Plan: Testing Greek Architecture

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students practice using the scientific method by studying Greek architecture and testing out which column shape is the strongest....

Reconstruction Lesson Plan: Exploring the Effects of Ending Slavery

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the political events that occurred after slavery ended and how Reconstruction laws affected families ...

Media Literacy Lesson Plan: Common Advertising Strategies

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including the Make-A-Map concept mapping tool) to explore common advertising strategies and increase media lite...

Latitude and Longitude Differentiated Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore latitude and longitude in differentiated activities....