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.)

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....

Where’s the Water? Lesson Plan: Exploring Earth’s Bodies of Water Through Digital Storytelling

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In this multi-day Water lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3, 4, and 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore bodies of water on Earth. Students work collaboratively to collect and record...

Civil Rights Movement Lesson Plan: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to gain a deeper understanding of the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the ...

Book Reports Lesson Plan: Self and Peer Evaluation

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify the elements of a comprehensive book report. Students then create a book report...

Debates and Mock Election Lesson Plan: Battle for the Presidency

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In this debates and mock election lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the differences between the Democratic and Republican political par...

Food Chains and Food Webs Lesson Plan: Understanding Energy Flow

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In this Food Chains and Food Webs lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to construct a food chain and explain how energy flows through the chain. Students wil...

U.S. History Lesson Plan: Exploring Cause and Effect

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In this U.S. History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students select two topics in U.S. history and use BrainPOP resources to explore the relationship between those topics. Students w...

Musical Genres and Instruments Lesson Plan: Learning and Making Music

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In this musical genres lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to conduct independent and/or collaborative research on a selected musical topic. Students will s...

Famous Artists and Musicians Lesson Plan: Who Inspires YOU?

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In this artists and musicians lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP or BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the life and works of a self-selected musician or artist. ...