Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 4 Language standards 1 here for specific expectations.)

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...

Digital Citizenship Creative Coding Lesson Plan

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Students show what they know by coding a project....

Newscast Lesson Plan

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Students use JavaScript to create a scrolling news headline to correspond with a video....

Meme Lesson Plan

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Students embellish a video with graphics and text.  ...

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...

2.3.2 Polite Expressions Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, You Must Be Polite! (L2U3L2), Ben and Moby are preparing for the dance on Saturday night. Ben tells Moby what they must and mustn't do, from practicing dances to stepping on...

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...