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.

Texas Revolution Lesson Plan: Write a Newspaper Article

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the events that led up Texas declaring independence. Applying what they learn, students ...

Corn Plant Lesson Plan: Build-A-Plant Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-A-Plant: Corn to explore the structures and substructures of a corn plant. Working in pairs or small groups, s...

Wright Brothers Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Speech Honoring the Wright Brothers

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Wright brothers and their invention of the first flying machine. Using what they learn, students w...

Zika Virus Lesson Plan: Create Fact Sheets

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Zika Virus and explore the other features in this topic to learn about the Zika virus: what it is, where it started, s...

Concussion Lesson Plan: Create an Informational Brochure

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Concussions and explore the other features in this topic to learn about the causes and effects of concussions. They wi...

Forces Lesson Plan: Air Resistance Egg Drop Parachute Experiment

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Forces to learn about what force is and how forces, such as gravity, friction, and air resistance, affect movement. Th...

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 ...

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...

Wildfires Lesson Plan: Identifying Cause and Effect

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Wildfires to discover what causes wildfires and both their negative and positive effects. Next, they will apply their ...

Programming Lesson Plan: Run Marco! Game

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....