Day of the Dead Lesson Plan: Build an Ofrenda

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos--its origins, the Aztec people, and this holiday is celebrated...
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iCivics and BrainPOP: Constitution Day Resources

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Constitution Day is September 17. Turn this historic day into a teachable moment by inviting students to explore how the Constitution came to be and identify what it means to them today.  To help y...
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Fannie Lou Hamer

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Most BrainPOP movies start with a letter from a kid. But every once in a while, when just the right grown-up gets in touch, we’re willing to give them an ear, too. That’s what happened when we got ...

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan: Conduct an Interview

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover the true story of Thanksgiving.  After learning about the settlers’ dangerous trip to America and the str...

Building Thirteen Colonies Lesson Plan: Design a Sortify Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn how and why the 13 colonies were founded, including the role of mercantilism and the relationship between t...

Race to Ratify: History Files

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The History Files support teaching the game by providing helpful vocabulary, a timeline of ratification, research, and additional ideas for classroom activities....

No Taxation without Representation Lesson Plan: Causes of the Revolutionary War

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify the new laws and policies imposed under King George III's "New Colonial Policy," which included tax...
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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...

Veterans Day Lesson Plan: Make a Tribute Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about Veterans Day, including who the day honors, what veterans they do and how we can celebrate them. T...

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...