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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...

Barack Obama Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Barack Obama, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section.   OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate ...

Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Abraham Lincoln, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section. OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate prior k...
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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...

Jamestown, Part 2 Lesson Plan

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Grades: 4-8 This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Jamestown, Part 2, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section. OBJECTIVES Students will: ...

Jamestown, Part 1 Lesson Plan

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Grades 4-8   BrainPOP’s lesson plans suggest learning strategies, resources, and tools for introducing the topic (Discover), prompting critical thinking (Investigate), and expressing understa...
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BrainPOP and iCivics: Political Parties

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It’s a party… but not the kind with ice cream and cake! Remind students that a political party is an organized group of people who share similar views on issues, such as taxes, healthcare, and climate...