Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Thanksgiving Lesson Plan: Plymouth Journals

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-3, students watch the BrainPOP Jr. movie Thanksgiving and explore related resources to learn the real story behind the Thanksgiving holiday. Then, they will...

2.1.2 Demonstrative Pronouns Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, Where Do These Go? (L2U1L2), Ben and Moby help the librarian shelve books in alphabetical order. Ben uses demonstrative pronouns to describe the books and to tell Moby where...

Biography Lesson Plan: An Introduction to Biographies

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students will use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about biographies. Students will then select a person whose biography they woul...

How Soil is Formed Lesson Plan: Soil Sample Experiments

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In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore how soil is formed. Students will also explore some of soil’s components through variou...

Rhythm and Beats Lesson Plan: One Man Band Music Game

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In this One Man Band game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the sounds made by various instruments, and use a free online music game to cr...

The Environmental Cost of Oil Lesson Plan: How Oil Production Can Impact Oceans

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to learn the environmental cost of oil, and that that the ocean is a complex ecosystem that ...

Online Safety Board Games Lesson Plan: Identify Internet Safety Rules

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In this internet safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and analyze basic online safety rules. Students then create game boards which th...

Hibernation Stations Lesson Plan: Hands-On Science Centers

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn which animals hibernate and why. Students will also explore what happens to animals when they hiber...

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....

Vincent Van Gogh Lesson Plan: Original Self-Portraits

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore Vincent Van Gogh's portraits, self-portraits, landscapes, and still life paintings. Students will...