Home-School Connection

Don’t Keep BrainPOP a Secret!

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Back-to-school is a perfect time to remind parents and caregivers that with your school’s subscription, they have FREE access at home to BrainPOP’s award-winning content for hundreds of topics. Br...

“Ch” Phonics Movie Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about "Ch." It is designed to complement the Ch topic page on BrainPOP Jr. A digraph is a pair of letters ...

Classroom Activities: Pablo Picasso

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Pablo Picasso topic on BrainPOP Jr. Color Period Have students create several works of art that explore one color or shades of one color. ...

Classroom Activities: Reading Nonfiction

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These classroom activities are designed to complement the Reading Nonfiction topic on BrainPOP Jr. Parts of a Book Remind students that nonfiction is writing shares facts and information. Then ha...

Determination Lesson Plan: Create a Postcard

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In this lesson plan, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about determination, perseverance, and grit.  Then they will use Make-a-Map or an offline concept map to brainstorm what it takes ...

On the Job Training: Vital Signs Introductory Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans provided by our partner Classroom, Inc. will prepare your students for playing the game Vital Signs. What Does it Take to Be the Boss?  (related worksheets) Lesson ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: High Anxiety

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Episode Summary:  Sofia Reyes believes she has an obscure disorder she read about on the Internet, Marianne thinks that Sofia suffers from anxiety and recommends counseling. The medical director must ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: Dad Genes

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Episode Summary:  Tahmid's father, Devesh, is suffering from severe stomach pain but refuses to come to the clinic. The medical director must find the best way to convince Devesh to put his health fir...

Vital Signs Game Episode: Act Up

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Episode Summary:  Fog Hollow, one of Port Douglas' poorest neighborhoods, is in trouble since the power plant reopened. Austin is planning a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to raise awareness but Br...
Curriculum Connection

Celebrate Poetry Month with a BrainPOP Found Poem

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For a fun Poetry Month idea, try this! Have students create a BrainPOP "found poem" by combining words and phrases from a BrainPOP movie of their choice. A found poem is one that is made up of text fr...