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

Reptile Lesson Plan: Guess the Reptile Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about reptiles generally and the four categories they fall into -- lizards, snakes, turtles/tortoises, and ...

Skeletal System Lesson Plan: Build-a-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Skeletal System to assemble a skeletal system from the major bones of the human body and discover how t...

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Digital Compass

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, features the innovative game Digital Compass, in which players explore how decisions they make in their digital lives affect other aspects of their lives. ...

Rainbow Lesson Plan: Make a Rainbow

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about rainbows--what they are and how they form.  Applying what they learn, students analyze a real rainbow...

Quandary Lesson Plan for Differentiation and ELL Support

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This lesson plan suggests a variety of activities for differentiation and ELL support....

3.5.3 Ancient Egypt Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Ancient Egypt (L3U5L3), Ben and Moby try to imagine what life was like at the time of pyramids, pharaohs, and mummies as they explore an ancient Egypt museum exhibit. In this...

3.4.2 Pond Ecosystem Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Pond Ecosystem (L3U4L2), Moby is taking Ben for a boat ride when suddenly a fish jumps out of the pond. Moby wants to keep it, but as Ben explains, taking the fish out of it...

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...