Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Setting Goals Lesson Plan: Identify strategies for achieving goals

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This lesson accompanying the BrainPOP topic Setting Goals addresses students’ understanding of how to set goals and identify strategies for achieving them. Students demonstrate understanding through a...

Sun Protection Lesson Plan: Learn How to Stay Safe in the Sun

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Sun Protection. Its content and activities are intended to educate students on the dangers of the Sun, and the importance of protecting themselves from its ...

Ecosystems Lesson Plan: Understand How Organisms Interact with their Environments

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Ecosystems, and supports students’ understanding that organisms are dependent on their interactions with living and nonliving things in their environments. ...

Mindfulness Lesson Plan: Increase awareness of internal and external states

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Mindfulness, and supports students’ awareness of how their emotions and thoughts connect with how they feel physically, which can result in positively impac...

Autumn Leaves Lesson Plan: Experiment

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-5, students watch the BrainPOP movie Autumn Leaves and explore the other features in this topic to understand how and why leaves change color in the fall. S...

Introduction to Pendulums Lesson Plan: Pendulum Lab

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In this middle school lesson plan developed by our partner, PhET, students use an interactive simulation called Pendulum Lab to design controlled experiments to identify how variables affect the motio...

Author Studies with BrainPOP Lesson Plan: Choose Your Favorite Writer!

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In this author studies lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of their favorite writer. Students will read two or more books...

Eyes Lesson Plan: How Do We See?

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the human eye functions. Students will watch a brief movie on the eye and complete a set of grap...

Earth Awareness Lesson Plan: What’s Your Cause?

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In this Earth Awareness lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students choose an area of environmental interest that is relevant to them and use BrainPOP resources to explore the topic in-de...

Tilting Temperatures Lesson Plan: Seasonal Temperature Changes vs. Global Climate Change

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how the tilt of the Earth creates seasonal temperatures. Students will learn how global warming is c...