Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

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...

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...

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....

Experimenting with Percussion Lesson Plan: Creating and Playing Percussion Instruments

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and explore characteristics of percussion instruments. Students then create and play their own p...

Food Chains and Food Webs Lesson Plan: Understanding Energy Flow

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In this Food Chains and Food Webs lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to construct a food chain and explain how energy flows through the chain. Students wil...