Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Autumn Leaves Lesson Plan: Experiment

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-5, students watch the BrainPOP movie Autumn Leaves and explore the other features in this topic to understand how and why leaves change color in the fall. S...

Fannie Lou Hamer Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, who spoke up for black voting rights in the South. Using...

Race to Ratify Lesson Plan: Race to Ratify Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Race to Ratify that brings them back in time to 1787 and into the heated national debate between the Federalists and Anti-Fe...

Veterans Day Lesson Plan: Make a Tribute Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about Veterans Day, including who the day honors, what veterans they do and how we can celebrate them. T...

Mummies Lesson Plan: Make a Tomato Mummy

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Mummies and Ancient Egyptian mummification practices. Then they’ll make their own mummified Pharaoh’s ...

Historical Inquiry Lesson Plan: Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-5, students play Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case, a game that invites them to take on the role of a scrappy young history detective, collecting artifacts and...

On the Job Training: Community in Crisis Introductory Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans provided by our partner Classroom, Inc. will prepare your students for playing the game Community in Crisis. ...

Women Who Made a Difference: Tell a Story Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about a great woman in history, the share her story by describing the effects of her actions. ...

World Cup Lesson Plan: Create a Promo

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the World Cup--the world’s biggest sporting event. They’ll find out how countries qualify to c...

Memorial Day Lesson Plan: Make a Tribute Movie

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about Memorial Day, including who the day honors, how and why it was established, and how we celebrate. ...