Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g. “Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims”).

Halloween Lesson Plan: Recognizeconnections and differences between the origins of Halloween

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Halloween and builds understanding of how Halloween developed from its ancient Celtic roots the way it is celebrated today. Students demonstrate understandi...

Bullying Lesson Plan: Manage and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Bullying and supports students in identifying constructive ways for managing and resolving interpersonal conflicts, such as bullying. Students demonstrate un...

Plot Lesson Plan: Analyze development of characters and ideas

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Plot, and supports the standard of analyzing how ideas and characters develop over the course of a story. Students demonstrate understanding through a variet...

Salem Witch Trials Lesson Plan: Explain role of Puritanism in shaping New England communities

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic  Salem Witch Trials, and supports students' in analyzing the role of Puritanism in shaping the values of New England communities. Students demonstrate unders...

Day of the Dead Lesson Plan: Analyze central themes and supporting details

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic  Day of the Dead, and supports the standard of analyzing central themes and supporting details presented visually and orally. Students demonstrate understand...

Maya Lin Lesson Plan: Interpret meaning in artistic work

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Maya Lin, and addresses the standard of interpreting the meaning of artistic work. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of creative projects...

U.S. Constitution Lesson Plan: Understand the purpose of the document and how it impacts our systems of government

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic U.S. Constitution, and addresses the standard of understanding the purposes of the U.S. Constitution and the reasons for our systems of checks and balances. ...

Reservations Lesson Plan: Analyze relationship between state and tribal governments

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Reservations, and supports the standard of analyzing the evolving relationship between state and tribal governments. Students demonstrate understanding throu...

Maya Civilization Lesson Plan: Evaluate cultural contributions of societies

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Maya Civilization, and supports the standard of evaluating the cultural contributions of a society. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of c...

Brown v. Board of Education Topeka Lesson Plan: Explain the significance of key civil rights victories

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Brown v. Board of Education Topeka, and addresses the standard of explaining the significance of key civil rights victories. Students demonstrate understandi...