Cause and Effect Chain

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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,...
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Pause Points Graphic Organizer

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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

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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

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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

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In the BrainPOP ESL movie, What Is It? (L1U1L3), Moby comes to visit Ben, bringing him a surprise. As Ben tries to guess what’s in the box, students are introduced to the interrogative form of the ...

1.1.2 The Verb to Be (Negative) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ESL movie Magic Show (L1U1L2), Moby and Ben introduce the negative forms of the verb to be in the present tense. The lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, engages students through h...

Concept Attainment Learning Strategy

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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!

Outline Your Thoughts

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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

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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 ...
Blended Lesson Plans and Games!

Using Games in Blended Lesson Plans

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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. ...