By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

No Taxation without Representation Lesson Plan: Causes of the Revolutionary War

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify the new laws and policies imposed under King George III's "New Colonial Policy," which included tax...

Paths to Citizenship Lesson Plan: Immigration Nation Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, features a game called Immigration Nation. This game challenges students to use information they’re provided to determine whether newcomers to America are e...

Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

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In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...

Branches of Government Lesson Plan: The Online LawCraft Game

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In this branches of government lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP's LawCraft online social studies game to explore the relationship between the three branches of th...

Presidential Powers and Responsibilities Lesson Plan: Executive Command Game

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In this Executive Command game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore presidential powers and responsibilities. Students will also apply knowledge ...