Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).

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...

Figurative Language Lesson Plan: Craft and Structure

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Figurative Language Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Figurative Language, and addresses the standard of interpreting the me...

Research Lesson Plan

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

Cancer Lesson Plan

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

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...

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...

Mission US: Up from the Dust Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12,  centers around the simulation Mission US: Up from the Dust, which provides young people with an experiential understanding of the enormous hardships facin...

National Parks Lesson Plan: Research a National Park

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about America’s National Parks, from the history of why they were established to how they provide s...

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...