Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

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...

BirdSleuth Sound Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

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In this BirdSleuth lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students learn about sound and how spectrograms reflect pitch and duration. Students then create their own spectrogram to represent so...

Discussion Questions for the Bird Song Hero Game

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Guide students to explore the following questions for the Bird Song Hero game: How is a spectrogram similar to a musical score? What can you learn from a spectrogram that is different fr...

3.4.5 Gerunds and Infinitives Review Lesson Plan

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The BrainPOP ELL movie Thanks for Nothing! (L3U4L5) is an adaptation of the classic children's story, The Little Red Hen. In Ben’s story, everyone wants to bake a cake, but Ben is doing all the work. ...

3.4.4 Gerunds and Infinitives Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Talent Show (L3U4L4), Moby has forgotten to prepare an act for the talent show, and it’s almost his turn on stage! What will he do?  In this lesson plan, adaptable for grade...

3.4.3 Probability Lesson Plan

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The BrainPOP ELL movie Probability (L3U4L3) asks what the probability is of getting an orange gumball from the gumball machine. Ben and Moby calculate and discover that it’s not very likely.  What wil...

2.2.5 Movie Sequencing Activity

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie We Can Be Waiters (L2U2L5), Ben and Moby visit Ben’s Uncle Joe on his farm. They visit his restaurant, too, where they end up helping out as waiters! In this lesson plan, whi...

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, A Late Date Mistake (L2U3L3), Ben thinks his grandmother’s birthday is the next day, so he quickly organizes a party. When everything is ready, he realizes he has made a mis...

1.6.2 Past Simple (Irregular Verbs) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I Had a Cool Dream (L1U6L2), Ben dreamed that he and Moby were sailors, sailing around the world. He uses irregular verbs in the past simple to tell Moby about where they we...

Ethics Lesson Plan: Determining What is Right and Solving Conflicts

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In this ethics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the basics of ethics and morality. They will reflect on how we determine what is right a...