Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

Grasslands Lesson Plan: Write a Haiku

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, is built around the BrainPOP Jr. topic Grasslands. Students will learn about the two types of grassland habitats, including where they are, the climates, an...

3.4.5 Gerunds and Infinitives Review Lesson Plan

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The BrainPOP ELL movie Thanks for Nothing! (L3U4L5) is an adaptation of the classic children's story, The Little Red Hen. In Ben’s story, everyone wants to bake a cake, but Ben is doing all the work. ...

3.4.4 Gerunds and Infinitives Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Talent Show (L3U4L4), Moby has forgotten to prepare an act for the talent show, and it’s almost his turn on stage! What will he do?  In this lesson plan, adaptable for grade...

3.4.3 Probability Lesson Plan

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The BrainPOP ELL movie Probability (L3U4L3) asks what the probability is of getting an orange gumball from the gumball machine. Ben and Moby calculate and discover that it’s not very likely.  What wil...

Dr. King, Similes and Metaphors Lesson Plan: Identifying Literary Conventions in a Historical Speech

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 to 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the purpose of similes and metaphors. Students will identify examples of simile use in specific hi...