Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

Figurative Language Lesson Plan: Craft and Structure

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*Click to open and customize your own copy of the Figurative Language Lesson Plan. This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Figurative Language, and addresses the standard of interpreting the me...

Emily Dickinson Lesson Plan: Analyze a Poem

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and work of one of America’s greatest poets, Emily Dickinson. After learning about Dickinson’s writi...

3.6.4 Idioms Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie Egg on Your Face (L3U6L4), Moby is up to some strange behavior, from shaking his robot leg to zipping his robot lips, as he takes Ben’s expressions literally! In this lesson ...

3.6.2 Descriptive Adjectives 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! Stud...