Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

3.4.1 Make-a-Map Ideas

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Make a map illustrating one of the multiple meaning words from this movie: beat or exercise. Make a map explaining the circulatory system. Take snapshots of 1-3 moments that give examples of...

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...

3.4.1 Gerunds and Circulatory System Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Circulatory System (L3U4L1), Ben and Moby are biking up a big hill. Moby is exhausted as he tries to keep up with Ben. When Moby wonders why they had to work so hard, Ben rem...

Reading Comprehension Lesson Plan: Using Context Clues

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about context clues and practice using context clues as a reading comprehension strategy....

Poetic Imagery Lesson Plan: Writing a Poem About the Five Senses

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources and devices of poetic imagery to learn how to use appropriate forms, conventions, and styles to communicate info...

Idioms and Clichés Lesson Plan: How to Identify, Use, or Avoid Them

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In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore idioms and cliches. Students will identify idioms and clichés in books and use them in ori...