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

Figurative Language Lesson Plan: Interpret Language in Context

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Figurative Language, and addresses the standard of interpreting the meaning of language in context through a variety of creative projects.   Step...

Active & Passive Voice Lesson Plan: Create a Cartoon in Active or Passive Voice

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about active and passive voice, and the differences between the tone and focus of each. They w...

Emily Dickinson Lesson Plan: Analyze a Poem

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and work of one of America’s greatest poets, Emily Dickinson. After learning about Dickinson’s writi...

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...