Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan: Conduct an Interview

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover the true story of Thanksgiving.  After learning about the settlers’ dangerous trip to America and the str...

Mansa Musa Lesson Plan: Exclusive Interview with the Bling King

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Musa, the 14th century emperor (or mansa) of the Mali Empire in West Africa. After learning about Musa...

Mission US Lesson Plan: For Crown or Colony?

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, centers around Mission US: For Crown or Colony?, a game in which students take on the role of an apprentice to a newspaper printer in Boston in 1770--a tim...

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...

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....

Articles of Confederation 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 Articles of Confederation....

Writing, Reasoning, & Civics Lesson Plan: Drafting Board Game

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In this writing, reasoning, and civics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore the process of producing clear and polishe...

The Electoral Process Lesson Plan: Choosing the President of the US

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In this two-day electoral process lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the full process of the presidential election. Students will analyz...

World History Lesson Plan: Uncovering Essential Questions

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In this world history lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students select a world history topic and study it through the lens of an essential question....