Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.

Pearl Harbor Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the attack on Pearl Harbor, including why it happened and its effects. Then using what t...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, including the events that led up to it and the aftereffect...

Holocaust Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about one of the most tragic times in history, the  Holocaust. They’ll learn about Hitler, what his Nazi pa...

Muhammad Ali Lesson Plan: Write a Freestyle Poem

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life of boxing champ Muhammad Ali, one of the most iconic athletes of the 20th century. After exploring A...

Applying the Law Lesson Plan: Your Bill of Rights Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Your Bill of Rights, in which they run a law firm specializing in cases pertaining to the Bill of Rights. They challenge is ...

Wangari Maathai Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Wangari Maathai, a global leader for women’s rights and conservation. Using what they learn about the...

Malala Lesson Plan: Write a Speech Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Malala, human rights activist and youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Students use what they...

Constitutional Convention Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online social studies game) to explore the Constitutional Convention.  ...

Reconstruction Lesson Plan: Exploring the Effects of Ending Slavery

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the political events that occurred after slavery ended and how Reconstruction laws affected families ...

Ottoman Empire Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about the Ottoman Empire....