Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Grammar Games Lesson Plan: The Importance of Correct Grammar in Everyday Life

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify an...

1.5.1 Make-a-Map Ideas

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Make a map about the possessive apostrophe. Using one or more nouns, and illustrate the difference it makes when the apostrophe comes before or after the "s." Make a map showing how an apostrop...

1.4.1 Make-a-Map Ideas

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Make a map about Mike. What does he do? What does he like? Make a map that illustrates the "s rule" for the 3rd person singular in present simple. Make a map illustrating the spelling change...

1.3.1 Make-a-Map Ideas

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Using the words “a” and “an” from the image bank, ask students to place images or words with the correct article. They may use the image search to include more nouns. Ask students to make a map...

Make-a-Map Ideas

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Drag any of the images to the screen and write what it is. For example: It is a cat. In a new text box, write the sentence It is not a _______.  Drag any appropriate images from the image bank to illu...

1.4.1 Present Simple Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, We Like Mike! (L1U4L1), we learn about Ben's friend, Mike, and some of his habits and activities.  Using the present simple tense, Ben describes to Moby what Mike does in Sp...

1.5.1 Possessive Adjectives Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, My Mom’s Pictures (L1U5L1), Ben shows Moby old photos of his family, using possessives to describe the people in the pictures. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8,...

1.4.2 Present Simple (Negative)

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie We Don’t Need One (L1U4L2), Moby wants to join Ben’s band but they don't need any of the instruments he plays. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, students use the...

1.3.1 Definite and Indefinite Articles Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, An Egg and an Igloo (L1U3L1), Ben and Moby enjoy a picnic in the park until the weather threatens the day. Ben uses the articles (a / an / the) as he and Moby unpack their l...

1.1.2 The Verb to Be (Negative) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Magic Show (L1U1L2), Moby and Ben introduce the negative forms of the verb to be in the present tense. The lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, engages students through han...