Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Computer Coding Lesson Plan: Creative Coding

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about topics related to computer coding. Then they’ll show what they know about the topic by completing one...

Marco Polo Lesson Plan: Write a Diary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about the 13th century merchant Marco Polo and his adventurous journey along the Silk Road and deep into Asia. ...

The House on Mango Street Lesson Plan: Write a Vignette

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the coming-of-age novel The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros.  They discover that the chapters are vi...

Motown Lesson Plan: Write a Review

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about the birth of Motown, its role in racial integration of popular entertainment, and how it became the “soun...

Texas Revolution Lesson Plan: Write a Newspaper Article

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the events that led up Texas declaring independence. Applying what they learn, students ...

Alan Turing Lesson Plan: Crack a Secret Code

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Alan Turing, an English mathematician who during World War II led a team in designing a computer that...

Touch Screens Lesson Plan: Make a Diagram

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Touch Screens to discover how the capacitive touch screens in our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and more work.  Then ...

Applying the Law Lesson Plan: Your Bill of Rights Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Your Bill of Rights, in which they run a law firm specializing in cases pertaining to the Bill of Rights. They challenge is ...

Paths to Citizenship Lesson Plan: Immigration Nation Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, features a game called Immigration Nation. This game challenges students to use information they’re provided to determine whether newcomers to America are e...

Be an Informed Voter: Cast Your Vote Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play Cast Your Vote, a game in which they experience the different ways to evaluate candidates running for office, such as political debates, re...