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Presenting Newsela!

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Always searching for engaging, high-quality nonfiction articles? Look no further! BrainPOP has partnered with Newsela--an instructional content platform--to provide texts from such well-regarded media...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, including the events that led up to it and the aftereffect...

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...

Mission US: Up from the Dust Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12,  centers around the simulation Mission US: Up from the Dust, which provides young people with an experiential understanding of the enormous hardships faci...

Top 5 Things to Know Before You Play Mission US: Up from the Dust

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Download this helpful printable from Mission US that includes five important pieces of background information that will be helpful to students as they play the game....

Trail of Tears Lesson Plan: Dramatic Reenactment

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how and why American Indians were uprooted from their homes. As students re-enact the events of the ...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plan: Sequencing Events

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. Students will sequence the major events...

Trail of Tears Lesson Plan: American Indians and the Cherokee Culture

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K through 3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn how and why American Indians were uprooted from their homes. Students will re-enact the eve...
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New Harvey Milk Topic: Promoting Tolerance Through Inclusive Curriculum

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With LGBTQ issues becoming an increasingly prominent part of our national conversation, many schools are struggling to find the best way to meet new requirements for a more inclusive curriculum. Wi...

Marco Polo Lesson Plan: Write a Diary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about the 13th century merchant Marco Polo and his adventurous journey along the Silk Road and deep into Asia. ...