Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Mae Jemison Lesson Plan: Explore the journey of a ground-breaking astronaut

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This lesson plan accompanies the BrainPOP Jr. topic, Mae Jemison. As students learn about Jemison’s ground-breaking journey as the first Black woman to go to space, they discover SEL traits that led t...

Harriet Tubman Lesson Plan: Identify Character Traits

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In this lesson plan, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about Harriet Tubman. They’ll discover how she escaped slavery, and later risked her life to lead others to freedom as a conductor on ...

Harriet Tubman Lesson Plan: Diary Entry

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In this lesson plan, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about Harriet Tubman. They’ll discover how she escaped slavery, and later risked her life to lead others to freedom as a conductor on ...

Lunar New Year Lesson Plan: Good Luck Wish or Riddle

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 1-3, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about the Lunar New Year--what it is and how different cultures around the world celebrate. Then, in the...

Loops Lesson Plan: Create a Code

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 2-3, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about loops and how they make coding more efficient. After sharing and discussing real-world loops, stud...

Clara Barton Lesson Plan: Give a Persuasive Speech

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, is built around the BrainPOP Jr. topic Clara Barton. Students will learn about the important work of Clara Barton, the humanitarian and activist who founded...

Booleans Lesson Plan: Dealer and Decider Card Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 2-3, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about conditional language in booleans. After discussing boolean conditional terms like "AND," "OR," and...

Classroom Activities for Teaching About Milliliters and Liters

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The following activities, adaptable for grades K-3, reinforce learning about milliliters and liters. They are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Milliliters and Liters topic page, which includes ...

Determination Lesson Plan: Create a Postcard

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In this lesson plan, students explore BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about determination, perseverance, and grit.  Then they will use Make-a-Map or an offline concept map to brainstorm what it takes ...

Reading a Newspaper Lesson Plan: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about how to read a newspaper. Then using what they learn, students will summarize a newspaper ...