Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.

Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Abraham Lincoln, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section. OBJECTIVES Students will: Activate prior k...

Jamestown, Part 2 Lesson Plan

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Grades: 4-8 This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Jamestown, Part 2, and can be completed over several class periods. See suggested times for each section. OBJECTIVES Students will: ...

Jamestown, Part 1 Lesson Plan

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Grades 4-8   BrainPOP’s lesson plans suggest learning strategies, resources, and tools for introducing the topic (Discover), prompting critical thinking (Investigate), and expressing understa...

Regions of the Thirteen Colonies Lesson Plan: Guess the Region Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the three regions that the original 13 colonies made up: New England, Middle, and Southern. Using wha...

Fannie Lou Hamer 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 the civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, who spoke up for black voting rights in the South. Using...

Building Thirteen Colonies Lesson Plan: Design a Sortify Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn how and why the 13 colonies were founded, including the role of mercantilism and the relationship between t...

Race to Ratify Lesson Plan: Race to Ratify Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Race to Ratify that brings them back in time to 1787 and into the heated national debate between the Federalists and Anti-Fe...

Veterans Day Lesson Plan: Make a Tribute Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about Veterans Day, including who the day honors, what veterans they do and how we can celebrate them. T...

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...

Mummies Lesson Plan: Make a Tomato Mummy

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Mummies and Ancient Egyptian mummification practices. Then they’ll make their own mummified Pharaoh’s ...