Common Core State Standards and Primary Source Activity

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BrainPOP Primary Source activities, which invite students to experience history, science, math, and more first hand while sharpening their literacy skills, address the goals of the following Common Co...
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Celebrating Black History with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

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BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. offer a deep and diverse collection of resources to help your class learn about and celebrate the achievements of African Americans during Black History month AND all year lo...

Historical Inquiry Lesson Plan: Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-5, students play Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case, a game that invites them to take on the role of a scrappy young history detective, collecting artifacts and...

Holocaust Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about one of the most tragic times in history, the  Holocaust. They’ll learn about Hitler, what his Nazi pa...
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New! One-Click Access to Primary Sources

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Looking for primary source activities for your lessons? We’ve made them easier than ever to access: find them right on the topic page alongside our other features. These activities -- now accom...
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Examine, Analyze, and Interpret Primary Sources on BrainPOP

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A typewritten, first draft story by Mark Twain; an up close image of a planetary nebula; an audio recording of a 1961 speech John F. Kennedy gave to Congress… These are just a few of the primary sourc...