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

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...

Legislator Role Play Lesson Plan: Represent Me!

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, students play a game called Represent Me!, in which they take on the role of a legislator seeking re-election. They review and categorize legislation, ap...

3.3.1. Make-a-Map Ideas

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Make a map about the reasons why Ben thinks Moby has forgotten his birthday. Use present perfect sentences. Make a map about the birthday cards Ben has received. Make a map about the things ...

3.1.1 Make-a-Map Ideas

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Create a map that illustrates how to form the passive. Make a map about one of the vocabulary words, such as “endangered,” “extinct,” “species,” or “habitat.” Make a map about one or several...

Classical Conditioning Lesson Plan: Pavlov’s Dog Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, challenges students to use what they learn about classical conditioning to play a game in which they train a dog to drool on command. Students experiment un...

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...

Mission US: City of Immigrants Lesson Plan

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In this social studies lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including the Mission US: City of Immigrants online simulation) to explore the lives of the...

3.6.3 Reported Questions Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie What Nikki Wants (L3U6L3), Ben, a true friend, comes over to help Nikki who is suffering from a bad  cold. At first Nikki is grateful for his efforts, but soon her demands sp...

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...