Living and Nonliving Things, Grade 1 Lesson Plan: Talk About It!

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Grade Level: First Grade In this lesson plan, first graders use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn the differences between living and nonliving things. They also explore similarities among all living ...

Living and Nonliving Things, Grade 2 Lesson Plan: Word Play

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Grade Level: Second Grade In this lesson plan, second graders use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn the differences between  living and nonliving things. They also explore similarities among all livi...

Living and Nonliving Things, Grade 3 Lesson Plan: Make-a-Map

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Grade Level: Third Grade In this lesson plan, second graders use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn the differences between  living and nonliving things. They also explore similarities among all livin...

Voting Rights Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What does it mean to have the right to vote? (Tap prior knowledge) What parts of the population have not always had the right to vote? What do you think was involved in...

Living and Nonliving Things Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page provides information to support educators and families when teaching K-3 students about living and nonliving things. It is designed to complement the Living and Nonliving Things topic on Bra...

Banking Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie What do you know about how banking works? (Tap prior knowledge) How do banks help people achieve financial goals? (Reflect)   During the Movie (Pause Points) Stop at the...

Court System Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What comes to mind when you think of a courthouse? What is a reason someone may go to court?  (Tap prior knowledge)   What do you think is the difference betwee...

Citizenship Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What are some of your rights as a US citizen? (Tap prior knowledge) Why do you think America is called a "melting pot"? (Predict)    During the Movie (Pause Po...

Branches of Government Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie: What do you think are the branches of the US Government? (Tap prior knowledge) Why might it be important to divide the power among the government’s three branches? (Make infere...

Hackers Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   Have you known anyone whose computer has been hacked? What happened? (Tap prior knowledge) What do you think you can do to prevent being hacked? (Tap prior knowledge; I...