Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

Sonia Sotomayor Lesson Plan: Learn about the important roles and contributions of individuals to U.S. history

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Sonia Sotomayor, and addresses the standard of examining the contributions of people of Hispanic heritage to American society. Students demonstrate understan...

Halloween Lesson Plan: Recognizeconnections and differences between the origins of Halloween

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Halloween and builds understanding of how Halloween developed from its ancient Celtic roots the way it is celebrated today. Students demonstrate understandi...

Bullying Lesson Plan: Manage and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Bullying and supports students in identifying constructive ways for managing and resolving interpersonal conflicts, such as bullying. Students demonstrate un...

Plot Lesson Plan: Analyze development of characters and ideas

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Plot, and supports the standard of analyzing how ideas and characters develop over the course of a story. Students demonstrate understanding through a variet...

Salem Witch Trials Lesson Plan: Explain role of Puritanism in shaping New England communities

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic  Salem Witch Trials, and supports students' in analyzing the role of Puritanism in shaping the values of New England communities. Students demonstrate unders...

Day of the Dead Lesson Plan: Analyze central themes and supporting details

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic  Day of the Dead, and supports the standard of analyzing central themes and supporting details presented visually and orally. Students demonstrate understand...

Christopher Columbus Lesson Plan: Colonization and Settlement

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Christopher Columbus, and supports the standard of evaluating the impact of European explorers during the Age of Exploration. Students demonstrate understan...

Maya Lin Lesson Plan: Interpret meaning in artistic work

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Maya Lin, and addresses the standard of interpreting the meaning of artistic work. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative projects...

Plagiarism Lesson Plan: Integrate information from sources while avoiding plagiarism

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Plagiarism, and supports the standard of integrating information from various sources while avoiding plagiarism. Students demonstrate understanding through a...

Copyright Lesson Plan: Explain the role of copyright in creative works

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Copyright, and supports students in recognizing the role of copyright in producing and using creative works. Students demonstrate understanding through a var...