Make-a-Map Lesson Plan: Life Cycle

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Students use Make-a-Map to recreate the featured life cycle....

Vocabulary Development Lesson Plan: Using a Word Map

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Students explore and make connections between terms and concepts associated with a BrainPOP topic.  ...
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Storyboards Help Students Make Great Movies

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Make-a-Movie, the latest addition to our suite of creation tools, invites students (and teachers) using My BrainPOP to produce their own BrainPOP-style movies. But before your students jump in, encour...
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Introducing … Assignments!

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It’s here! It’s here! If you’re a teacher using My BrainPOP, you now have the ability to assign our movies and features! The ability to assign tasks within BrainPOP has been one of our most-request...
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Challenge Students With Our Newest Feature

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We’re thrilled to announce the beta launch of our newest feature, the Challenge! The auto-graded,  mobile-ready Challenge is designed to help measure students’ understanding of a given topic and provi...

Getting Started with Make-a-Map for BrainPOP ELL

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Make-a-Map is BrainPOP ELL’s concept mapping tool powered by IdeaphoraⓇ. Make-a-Map enables students to transform information into knowledge by making meaningful connections between their thoughts and...

Grammar concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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This exemplar map illustrates the grammar concept of count and non-count nouns featured in the BrainPOP ELL movie Any Cookies? The student used the keyword and image banks as well as blank nodes to cr...

Recycling concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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This exemplar map, based on BrainPOP ELL's Recycling movie, illustrates the content of the movie using the image and keyword banks on the left side of the screen. The student also created new keywords...

Vocabulary concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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This exemplar map features a single vocabulary word from the ELL movie Does He Bite? Using the Make-a-Map tool, the student placed the word brave in the center, then used the search field in the image...

Concept Mapping for ELLs

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Make-a-Map, our IdeaphoraⓇ-powered concept mapping tool, is officially live on BrainPOP ELL! (You’ll find the Make-a-Map button on all BrainPOP ELL lesson pages.) The new tool lets students connect an...