Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Lab Safety Lesson Plan: Create Safety Rules Posters

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Lab Safety and explore the other features in this topic to fully understand why lab safety rules are important. Studen...

Emotions Lesson Plan: Emotions Charades

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP Jr. movie Emotions and explore related resources to learn how to recognize our own emotions, and how being mindful of them ca...

Mindfulness Lesson Plan: Keep a Gratitude Journal

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn what mindfulness is all about and techniques for practicing mindfulness. As they begin to include mindfulne...

Parenthood Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Parenthood. Then they use Make-a-Map feature (or a downloadable graphic organizer) to assess the cause and effects ass...

Make-a-Map Lesson Plan: Life Cycle

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Students use Make-a-Map to recreate the featured life cycle....

Projectile Investigation Lesson Plan: Projectile Motion

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In this middle school lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Projectile Motion to design and conduct their own experiment....

Introduction to Pendulums Lesson Plan: Pendulum Lab

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In this middle school lesson plan developed by our partner, PhET, students use an interactive simulation called Pendulum Lab to design controlled experiments to identify how variables affect the motio...

Series and Parallel Circuits Lesson Plan: Circuit Construction Kit DC

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an interactive simulation called Circuit Construction Kit: DC to construct series and parallel circuits and qualitatively explore their cha...

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...

Marco Polo Lesson Plan: Write a Diary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about the 13th century merchant Marco Polo and his adventurous journey along the Silk Road and deep into Asia. ...