Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

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. ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: High Anxiety

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Sofia Reyes believes she has an obscure disorder she read about on the Internet, but Marianne thinks that Sofia suffers from anxiety and recommends counseling. The medical director must decide whether to fully investigate Sofia’s physical factors or urge her to enter counseling. ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: Dad Genes

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Tahmid’s father is suffering from severe stomach pain, but refuses to come to the clinic. The medical director must find the best way to convince him to put his health first, even if that means referring him to another clinician....

Vital Signs Game Episode: Act Up

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Episode Summary:  Fog Hollow, one of Port Douglas' poorest neighborhoods, is in trouble since the power plant reopened. Austin is planning a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to raise awareness but Br...

Pearl Harbor Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the attack on Pearl Harbor, including why it happened and its effects. Then using what t...

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, including the events that led up to it and the aftereffect...

Anne Frank Lesson Plan: Write a Diary Entry

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Anne Frank and her courageous story of hiding during one of the most tragic times in history, the Hol...

Holocaust Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about one of the most tragic times in history, the  Holocaust. They’ll learn about Hitler, what his Nazi pa...

Elie Wiesel Lesson Plan: Produce a Mini Documentary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the life and work of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel-- activist, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner....

Harvey Milk Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Harvey Milk, an iconic leader of the gay rights movement in the 1970s. Using what they learn about Mi...