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).

Hip-Hop and Rap Lesson Plan: Discover the origins of the genre

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Hip-Hop and Rap Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Hip-Hop and Rap, and supports the standard of describing diverse music sty...

Motown Lesson Plan: Culture

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Motown Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Motown, and supports the standard of recognizing the impact of musical genres and a...

John F. Kennedy Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the John F. Kennedy Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic John F. Kennedy, and supports the standard of understanding the impact of k...

Malcolm X Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Malcolm X Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Malcolm X, and supports the standard of understanding how individuals have contri...

Women’s Suffrage Lesson Plan: Time, Continuity, and Change

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Women’s Suffrage, and supports the standard of describing the impact of the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative projects....

Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Abraham Lincoln Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Abraham Lincoln, and supports the standard of understanding how individuals...

Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan: Individuals’ Contributions and Identities

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Tuskegee Airmen, and supports the standard of understanding how individuals...

American Revolution Lesson Plan: U.S. History

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the American Revolution Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic American Revolution, and supports the standard of analyzing the war’s r...

United Nations Lesson Plan: Global Connections

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Click to open and customize your own copy of the United Nations Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic United Nations, and supports the standard of analyzing examples of cooperatio...

Fitness Lesson Plan: Personal Health

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Click to open and customize your own copy of the Fitness Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Fitness, and supports students’ understanding of the importance of exercise in stayi...