By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Menstrual Cycle Lesson Plan: Make a Movie

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the menstrual cycle. After identifying the sequence of stages of the menstrual cycle, student...

Menstrual Cycle Lesson Plan: Make a Movie

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the menstrual cycle. After identifying the sequence of stages of the menstrual cycle, students...

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...

Persuade a Jury: We the Jury Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called We the Jury, in which they take on the role of a juror in a civil case. Their challenge is to analyze the evidence and use i...

Paths to Citizenship Lesson Plan: Immigration Nation Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, features a game called Immigration Nation. This game challenges students to use information they’re provided to determine whether newcomers to America are e...

Run a County Lesson Plan: Counties Work Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Counties Work, in which they play the role of county official, helping fellow citizens while managing taxes and local emerge...

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...

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 ...

Mission US: City of Immigrants Lesson Plan

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In this social studies lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including the Mission US: City of Immigrants online simulation) to explore the lives of the...

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Understanding Water Activity

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In this Virtual Labs lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students are introduced to water activity levels in food....