Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

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...

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...

3.6.2 Fairytale Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Little Red Fairytale (L3U6L2), Ben retells the classic fairytale, “Little Red Riding Hood,” as a puppet show.  Ben’s version includes funny twists and a surprise ending!. Stu...

Water Cycle Lesson Plan: Create Your Own Water Cycle

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-6, student use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the water cycle. Students will use hands-on materials to create and observe their ...

Folk Music Lesson Plan: The Legend of John Henry

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the legend of John Henry and make connections to folk music. Students will also explain how folk stor...