Four Dogs Image Prompt

November 13, 2013

Use these image prompts to practice simple adjectives....

Ninja Kitchen is now on GameUp

November 1, 2013

We at BrainPOP are super excited to present the Ninja Kitchen game from our partners at NMSU's Learning Games Lab! Ninja Kitchen is a unique and innovative game that allows students in grades 3-8 to...

Cause and Effect Chain

October 30, 2013

This graphic organizer requires students to identify a chain of cause and effect events. This cause and effect chain can be used to explore causality in several curriculum areas, including literature,...

Pause Points Graphic Organizer

October 30, 2013

One of the most popular strategies for using BrainPOP in the classroom is through adding pause points, briefly pausing the movie to clarify  student understanding. Turn this classic strategy into an...

Story Impression Learning Strategy

October 21, 2013

In the Story Impression strategy, pairs of students write a one-paragraph story together, using new vocabulary words. The teacher designates which words or phrases to use, and lists them in the order ...

Chef Solus’ Build A Meal Health Game

October 9, 2013

Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal, a free online health game for teaching nutrition, health, and science concepts....

1.1.3 Be (Questions) Lesson Plan

October 7, 2013

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Who is a Magician? (L1U1L3), Ben is surprised to learn that Moby is a magician. Through Ben’s questions, students are introduced to the interrogative form of the verb to ...

1.1.2 The Verb to Be (Negative) Lesson Plan

October 7, 2013

In the BrainPOP ESL movie It Isn’t a Flower (L1U1L2), Moby and Ben introduce the negative form of the verb to be.The lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, engages students through hands-on games a...

Concept Attainment Learning Strategy

October 7, 2013

The Concept Attainment strategy engages students in forming their own definition of a concept by examining the attributes of several examples and non-examples of the word, concept, or topic. The model...

Outline Your Thoughts

September 25, 2013

This outline graphic organizer is the perfect prewriting or knowledge testing tool. Students can organize their thoughts and details before starting to draft a piece of writing, or for later use when ...