Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

3.6.3 Reported Questions Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie What Nikki Wants (L3U6L3), Ben, a true friend, comes over to help Nikki who is suffering from a bad  cold. At first Nikki is grateful for his efforts, but soon her demands sp...

3.5.4 Wish and Hope Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I Hope We Win (L3U5L4), Ben hopes he wins the flying contest, but first he needs to decide which toy plane to enter. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, but leave it ...

3.5.2 Second Conditional Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, If We Lived There (L3U5L2), Ben and Moby take their minds off shoveling snow by imagining what life would be like if they lived on a tropical island. If only it weren’t a dr...

3.3.2 Past Simple/Present Perfect Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Mount Everest (L3U3L2), Moby is struggling to follow Ben up a mountain. When Moby loses steam, Ben points out that it is no Mount Everest. To Ben’s surprise, Moby has never ...

3.1.5 Music Genres and Passives Review Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Music Genres (L3U1L5), Ben and Moby discuss different musical genres in an attempt to choose which music to buy and download to Ben's new digital music player. In this lesso...

3.1.3 Passive Future and Modals Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, It Will Be Done (L3U1L3), Ben and Moby create a comic book about what life might be like in the future. They discuss ideas, from how vacations might be spent to the ways mus...

2.3.1 Present Progressive with Future Intent Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I'm Running a Race (L2U3L1), Ben is training for a marathon. An injury during the race prevents him from finishing, but he and Moby decide to train together for next year’s ...

2.3.5 Independence Day Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Fun on the 4th (L2U3L5), Ben and Moby celebrate US Independence Day with Ben's grandmother at the seniors’ home where she lives. In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for ...

2.6.1 Present Tense Review Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Riding the Bus (L2U6L1), Ben and Moby take the bus home after a shopping trip. As the two friends navigate the crowded bus, students review the present progressive and prese...

1.6.4 Past Simple (Questions) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, What Did You Bring? (L1U6L4), Ben and Moby go on a camping trip. Find out what they brought with them and why as they ask each other questions in the past simple tense. In t...