Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).

Graphs Lesson Plan: Discover how to interpret data on different types graphs

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Graphs, and addresses standards about displaying data on graphs and understanding the differences between bar graphs, pictographs, line graphs, and pie chart...

Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Examine judicial actions and legislative achievements

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Civil Rights, and supports the standard of examining the judicial actions and legislative achievements of the Civil Rights Movement. Students demonstrate und...

September 11th Lesson Plan: Understand the causes and effects of the 9/11 attacks

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic September 11th, and deepens students’ understanding of the events that led to the September 11 attacks and their impact on the United States. Students demons...

World War II Lesson Plan: Analyze major issues of World War II

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, World War II, and supports the standard of analyzing the major issues of World War II. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative proj...

Stress Lesson Plan: Identify responses to stress and techniques to manage it

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Stress, and supports students in building self-awareness and self-management skills to identify the symptoms of stress and practice strategies for dealing w...

Back-to-School 2012 Lesson Plan: Identify skills to support transition back to school

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Back-to-School 2021, and supports students' in identifying and practicing skills to effectively transition back to school after a year of remote and hybrid ...

Self-Esteem Lesson Plan: Grow and maintain positive self-esteem

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Self-Esteem, and supports students as they develop and maintain positive self-esteem. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative proje...

Getting Help Lesson Plan: Identify strategies for asking for help

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Getting Help, and addresses self-awareness standards related to knowing how and when to seek help for social and emotional issues. Students demonstrate unde...

Pocahontas Lesson Plan: Analyze impact of an historical figure

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Pocahontas, and supports the standard of analyzing the impact of contributions made by diverse historical figures.  Students demonstrate understanding throu...

Amelia Earhart Lesson Plan: Build goal-setting and resiliency skills

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Amelia Earhart, and addresses the concepts of setting goals and persevering through challenges.  Step 1: ACTIVATE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE Prompt students to t...