Speak in complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification. (See grade 3 Language standards 1 and 3 here for specific expectations.)

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan: Conduct an Interview

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to discover the true story of Thanksgiving.  After learning about the settlers’ dangerous trip to America and the str...

Mansa Musa Lesson Plan: Exclusive Interview with the Bling King

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Musa, the 14th century emperor (or mansa) of the Mali Empire in West Africa. After learning about Musa...

No Bully Zone Lesson Plan: Responding to and Preventing Bullying

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In this Preventing Bullying lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to define bullying (and/or cyberbullying) and explain its effects. Stude...

1.2.1 Present Progressive (Affirmative) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I’m Cleaning Now (L1U2L1), Ben is cleaning his room while Moby and the others are having fun outside. As Moby realizes that if he helps out, they’ll all be able to have a go...

Percussion Instruments Lesson Plan: Playing with Words

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades K-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to become familiar with percussion instruments. They will also practice playing the instruments on a given c...

Art in Nature Lesson Plan: Impressionism and Landscape Painting

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In this two-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students learn about Impressionism and view work by artists such as Monet and Pissarro. Through BrainPOP videos and interactive activiti...

Thomas Edison Lesson Plan: How Inventions Build Upon Each Other

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify important accomplishments in the life of Thomas Edison. Students will also research later inventions...

Harlem Renaissance Lesson Plan: Creating Interactive Presentations and Non-Fiction Comics

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to research, evaluate, and synthesize information about the Harlem Renaissance from a variety of resources. Stu...

Global Wiki Lesson Plan: Rural, Urban, and Suburban Environments

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to distinguish between the three types of environments (rural, urban and suburban). They will also connect with ...

Food Chains Lesson Plan: Using Graphic Organizers

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to activate prior knowledge and make real-world connections about food chains and food webs....