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

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...

2.1.4 Reflexive Pronouns Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Mammals (L2U1L4), Ben is taking care of Nikki’s new puppy. He uses reflexive pronouns to explain to Moby what puppies and other mammals can do by themselves. In this lesson ...

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...