Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

Brown v. Board of Education Topeka Lesson Plan: Explain the significance of key civil rights victories

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Brown v. Board of Education Topeka, and addresses the standard of explaining the significance of key civil rights victories. Students demonstrate understandi...

Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Examine judicial actions and legislative achievements

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Civil Rights, and supports the standard of examining the judicial actions and legislative achievements of the Civil Rights Movement. Students demonstrate und...

September 11th Lesson Plan: Understand the causes and effects of the 9/11 attacks

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic September 11th, and deepens students’ understanding of the events that led to the September 11 attacks and their impact on the United States. Students demons...

World War II Lesson Plan: Analyze major issues of World War II

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, World War II, and supports the standard of analyzing the major issues of World War II. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative proj...

Pocahontas Lesson Plan: Analyze impact of an historical figure

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Pocahontas, and supports the standard of analyzing the impact of contributions made by diverse historical figures.  Students demonstrate understanding throu...

Amelia Earhart Lesson Plan: Build goal-setting and resiliency skills

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Amelia Earhart, and addresses the concepts of setting goals and persevering through challenges.  Step 1: ACTIVATE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE Prompt students to t...

Juneteenth Lesson Plan: Identify the origins and significance of Juneteenth

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Juneteenth, and supports students’ understanding of the significance of Juneteenth in relation to emancipation and modern-day celebrations. Students demonst...

Pride 2021 Lesson Plan: Use voice to make a change

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP News episode Pride 2021. Its content and activities are intended to instill in students the intrinsic worth of all individuals and the value of a diverse, equitabl...

Tulsa Race Massacre Lesson Plan: Examine examples of postwar race relations

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Tulsa Race Massacre and addresses the standard of examining examples of World War I and postwar race relations, such as the Tulsa Race Massacre, through a va...

Barack Obama Lesson Plan

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