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.

Roles of Government Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play an iCivics game called Branches of Power that allows them to experience the role of the three branches of government, and how they interac...

Potential Energy Lesson Plan: Construct arguments to support potential energy concepts

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Potential Energy, and supports the standard of constructing arguments to support the concept of stored potential energy within a system of objects. Students ...

Magnetism Lesson Plan: Describe the effects of magnetic forces

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Magnetism, and addresses standards about identifying cause and effect relationships of magnetic interactions. Students demonstrate understanding through a va...

U.S. Constitution Lesson Plan: Understand the purpose of the document and how it impacts our systems of government

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic U.S. Constitution, and addresses the standard of understanding the purposes of the U.S. Constitution and the reasons for our systems of checks and balances. ...

Reservations Lesson Plan: Analyze relationship between state and tribal governments

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Reservations, and supports the standard of analyzing the evolving relationship between state and tribal governments. Students demonstrate understanding throu...

Food Webs Lesson Plan: Describe movement of energy through an ecosystem

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Food Webs, and addresses the standard of describing the movement of energy through an ecosystem from an initial producer. Students demonstrate understanding ...

Maya Civilization Lesson Plan: Evaluate cultural contributions of societies

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Maya Civilization, and supports the standard of evaluating the cultural contributions of a society. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of c...

Graphs Lesson Plan: Discover how to interpret data on different types graphs

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Graphs, and addresses standards about displaying data on graphs and understanding the differences between bar graphs, pictographs, line graphs, and pie chart...

Money Lesson Plan: Examine positive and negative aspects of currency

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Money, and supports the standard of examining the positive and negative aspects of different forms of currency and barter systems. Students demonstrate under...

Causes of the American Revolution Lesson Plan: Analyze forces that contributed to the American Revolution

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Causes of the American Revolution, and supports the standard of analyzing the economic, intellectual, and cultural forces that contributed to the war. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative projects....