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 ...

Ethics Lesson Plan: Determing What is Right and Solving Conflicts

September 25, 2013

In this ethics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the basics of ethics and morality. They will reflect on how we determine what is right ...

Using Games in Blended Lesson Plans

September 19, 2013

Want to make your mark as a blended educator, using web-based games to enhance students' learning? Look no further than the fast-evolving world of using Digital Games Based Learning in the classroom. ...

Reading Comprehension Lesson Plan: Using Context Clues

September 15, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about context clues and practice using context clues as a reading comprehension strategy....