Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

3.1.2 Passive Voice Past Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Inventions (L3U1L2), Ben is trying to invent a way to carry his guitar on his bike. When Moby asks what he’s doing, Ben explains how most inventions were invented to solve p...

2.2.3 The Modal Can Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, People Can't Fly (L2U2L3), Ben wants to fly like the birds. As he discovers how unlikely that is, Ben and Moby discuss Leonardo da Vinci's ideas and the Wright brothers' exp...

2.4.5 Advice Modals Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, We Might Babysit (L2U4L5), Ed asks Ben and Moby to babysit for his little sister Abby. Before they agree, Ben reminds Moby of all the crazy things that happened last time th...

1.6.3 Past Simple (Negative) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I Didn’t Sleep (L1U6L3), Ben tells Moby about his terrible week that began with a sleepless Sunday night. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, students sequence se...

1.4.3 Present Simple (Questions) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Does He Bite? (L1U4L3), we meet Moby's new dog. As Ben asks Moby questions about his pet, students discover how to form questions in the present simple tense. In this lesson...

1.3.5 Nouns and Articles Review Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Let's Go Outside (L1U3L5), Ben and Moby are bored and look for something exciting to do outside. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, students find details in the ...

How Soil is Formed Lesson Plan: Soil Sample Experiments

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In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore how soil is formed. Students will also explore some of soil’s components through variou...

George Washington Carver Lesson Plan: Peanuts, Agriculture, and Inventions

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore key events in the life of George Washington Carver. Students will also explain the meaning of agricul...

Eyes Lesson Plan: How Do We See?

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the human eye functions. Students will watch a brief movie on the eye and complete a set of grap...

Tilting Temperatures Lesson Plan: Seasonal Temperature Changes vs. Global Climate Change

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the tilt of the Earth creates seasonal temperatures. Students will learn how global warming is c...