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Le Nouveau BrainPOP Français est Arrivé!

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For all you non-French speakers out there, the aforementioned headline announces the launch of a BrainPOP Français redesign! If you "parlez-vous français" and use our French resource, you've no dou...

Pearl Harbor Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the attack on Pearl Harbor, including why it happened and its effects. Then using what t...

Fill in the Sentence Implementation Strategies

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The Fill in the Sentence Challenge builds comprehension and strengthens vocabulary by having students use context clues and what they learned to drag and drop words and phrases to correctly complete ...

Nervous System Lesson Plan: Build-a-Body Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students use the drag-and-drop game Build-a-Body: Nervous System to build a human nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves...

Alan Turing Lesson Plan: Crack a Secret Code

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Alan Turing, an English mathematician who during World War II led a team in designing a computer that...

Fill in the Sentence ELL Strategies

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Fill in the Sentence Challenges offer an opportunity for ELLs to apply their understanding of the new vocabulary. To support them, you can pre-teach or review the words in the word bank. Prepare ELLs...

Fill in the Sentence Learning Objectives

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What is Fill in the Sentence and Why is it Important?   Objective: Students will read with purpose, completing sentences by dragging and dropping correct phrases or vocabulary to blank spots.   ...

Text Highlight ELL Strategies

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To make the Text Highlight Challenge comprehensible and accessible to ELLs, pre-teach relevant vocabulary. Make sure your students understand the key language in both the question and the passage. Yo...

Text Highlight Implementation Strategies

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The Text Highlight Challenge task asks students to highlight specific information in a text, such as a main idea or supporting evidence. Here are some ideas for making the most of this activity: ...

Text Highlight Learning Objectives

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What is Text Highlighting and Why is it Important?   Objective: Students will demonstrate understanding by highlighting specific text, such as main idea or supporting evidence, from a longer text. ...