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

A Wrinkle in Time Lesson Plan: Central Ideas and Themes

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Click to open and customize your own copy of the Wrinkle in Time Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic A Wrinkle in Time, and supports the standard of determining central ideas a...

Poetry Lesson Plan: Craft and Structure

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Poetry Lesson Plan.  This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Poetry, and supports the standard of explaining structural elements of poems. Stude...

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...

Story Conflict Lesson Plan: Analyze interactions between different elements of a story

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Story Conflict, and addresses the standard of analyzing how different elements of a story interact, like the influence of characters on the plot. Students d...

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...