Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Examine judicial actions and legislative achievements

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Civil Rights, and supports the standard of examining the judicial actions and legislative achievements of the Civil Rights Movement. Students demonstrate und...

September 11th Lesson Plan: Understand the causes and effects of the 9/11 attacks

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic September 11th, and deepens students’ understanding of the events that led to the September 11 attacks and their impact on the United States. Students demons...

Pocahontas Lesson Plan: Analyze impact of an historical figure

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Pocahontas, and supports the standard of analyzing the impact of contributions made by diverse historical figures.  Students demonstrate understanding throu...

Amelia Earhart Lesson Plan: Build goal-setting and resiliency skills

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Amelia Earhart, and addresses the concepts of setting goals and persevering through challenges.  Step 1: ACTIVATE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE Prompt students to t...

Juneteenth Lesson Plan: Identify the origins and significance of Juneteenth

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Juneteenth, and supports students’ understanding of the significance of Juneteenth in relation to emancipation and modern-day celebrations. Students demonst...

Helping Kids Understand the Tulsa Race Massacre

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NOTE: We strongly suggest previewing the Tulsa Race Massacre movie before watching it with students as it describes acts of racist violence. While we don’t advise this movie for younger students, you ...

Tulsa Race Massacre Lesson Plan: Examine examples of postwar race relations

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Tulsa Race Massacre and addresses the standard of examining examples of World War I and postwar race relations, such as the Tulsa Race Massacre, through a va...

Tulsa Race Massacre Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie  Where have you seen discrimination? (Tap prior knowledge)   During the Movie (Pause Points)  Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discuss...

Holocaust Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie What do you know about Holocaust? (Tap prior knowledge) What do you hope to learn about the Holocaust? (Set goals) During the Movie (Pause Points) Stop at the following times ...

Family and Homeschool Activities for Teaching Harriet Tubman

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Grade Levels: 2-3 These family and homeschool activities are designed to complement the Harriet Tubman topic on BrainPOP Jr. Underground Railroad Map Together with your child, research differen...