Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Vocabulary Development Lesson Plan: Using a Word Map

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Students explore and make connections between terms and concepts associated with a BrainPOP topic.  ...

3.6.4 Idioms Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Egg on Your Face (L3U6L4), Moby is up to some strange behavior, from shaking his robot leg to zipping his robot lips, as he takes Ben’s expressions literally! In this lesson ...

3.6.2 Reported Speech Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Little Red Fairytale (L3U6L2), Ben retells the classic fairytale, “Little Red Riding Hood,” as a puppet show.  Ben’s version includes funny twists and a surprise ending! Stud...

3.3.2 Past Simple/Present Perfect Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Mount Everest (L3U3L2), Moby is struggling to follow Ben up a mountain. When Moby loses steam, Ben points out that it is no Mount Everest. To Ben’s surprise, Moby has never ...

Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

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In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...