Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

Building Thirteen Colonies Lesson Plan: Design a Sortify Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn how and why the 13 colonies were founded, including the role of mercantilism and the relationship between t...

Mindfulness Lesson Plan: Keep a Gratitude Journal

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn what mindfulness is all about and techniques for practicing mindfulness. As they begin to include mindfulne...

Jupiter Lesson Plan: Produce a Travelogue

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Jupiter to learn all about the largest planet in the solar system, from the mysterious substance at its core to the do...

Veterans 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 Veterans Day, including who the day honors, what veterans they do and how we can celebrate them. T...

Mission US Lesson Plan: For Crown or Colony?

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, centers around Mission US: For Crown or Colony?, a game in which students take on the role of an apprentice to a newspaper printer in Boston in 1770--a tim...

Mummies Lesson Plan: Make a Tomato Mummy

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Mummies and Ancient Egyptian mummification practices. Then they’ll make their own mummified Pharaoh’s ...

Manage Social Media Lesson Plan: NewsFeed Defenders Game

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Students manage a social media site, including spotting and reporting dubious posts, engaging with the community, ensuring posted articles are on topic, growing traffic, and more....

Women Who Made a Difference: Tell a Story Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about a great woman in history, the share her story by describing the effects of her actions. ...

World Cup Lesson Plan: Create a Promo

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the World Cup--the world’s biggest sporting event. They’ll find out how countries qualify to c...

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. ...