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 example 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...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Lesson Plan

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In this downloadable lesson plan, students explore how Martin Luther King, Jr. impacted people's lives and are prompted to consider the progress we still need to make toward fulf...
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BrainPOP News: Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! In this latest edition of BrainPOP News, the news team is on location (well, virtually) to report on the Asian Americans who’ve made major co...
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New Topic: California Missions

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Our new topic, California Missions, explores the story of the Spanish Empire's furthest outpost, where groups of priests and soldiers were sent to build Catholic missions and convert (or subdue) the l...
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Updated Movie: American Revolution

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We are excited to present our updated American Revolution topic, which is part of our growing Colonial America unit. In this movie, Tim and Moby explore the battles and alliances that marked this long...
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Updated Movie: Pocahontas

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We are excited to present an updated topic to our growing Colonial America unit, Pocahontas! This updated movie tells the true story of one of the most famous Native American women in U.S. history.  J...