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.

Voting Lesson Plan: Civic Ideals and Practices

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Voting, and supports the standards associated with recognizing the rights and responsibilities of citizens, such as electing our representatives.  Students d...

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan: U.S. History

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Thanksgiving Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Thanksgiving, and supports the standard of investigating the relationship and ...

Budgets Lesson Plan: Personal Finance

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Budgets Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Budgets, and supports the standard of constructing and using a personal budget. St...

Democracy Lesson Plan: Government

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Democracy Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Democracy, and supports the standard of comparing different forms of government....

Sonia Sotomayor Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Sonia Sotomayor Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Sonia Sotomayor, and addresses the standard of examining the contributions...

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: Social-Emotional Learning

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Bullying Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Bullying and supports students in identifying constructive ways for managing and ...

Plot Lesson Plan: Key Ideas and Details

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Plot Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Plot, and supports the standard of analyzing how ideas and characters develop over th...

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: Culture

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Day of the Dead Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic  Day of the Dead, and supports the standard of analyzing the background of...