Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

Photosynthesis Lesson Plan: Structures and Processes

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Photosynthesis, and supports the standard of explaining the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of energy in and out of organisms. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative projects....

Jane Goodall Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Jane Goodall Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Jane Goodall, and supports the standard of analyzing individuals’ contribution...

At-Home Fitness Lesson Plan: Personal Health

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP News topic At-Home Fitness, and supports the standard of understanding of the importance of exercise in staying healthy. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative projects. ...

Rivers Lesson Plan: Earth’s Systems

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Rivers Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Rivers, and supports the standard of explaining the role of water in Earth’s surface...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Lesson Plan

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In this downloadable lesson plan, students explore how Martin Luther King, Jr. impacted people's lives and are prompted to consider the progress we still need to make toward fulf...

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...

Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan: Design a Time Zone X Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s  first black military pilots who battled Nazis abroad and discriminati...

Jacques Cousteau Lesson Plan: Write an Obituary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-10, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about how Jacques Cousteau applied his passion for undersea exploration, film making, innovating, and later...

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...

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 ...