## What’s My Area Lesson Plan: PhET Area Builder Simulation

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In this lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation to investigate the mathematical science of area and the different ways to calculate and find area. Area is defined as the amount of space a ...

## Area Builder Lesson Plan: PhET Interactive Simulations

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In this lesson plan, students use an interactive simulation called Area Builder to figure out the area of a rectangle with fractional side lengths. Then they multiply fractional side lengths to discov...

## 3.5.2 Vocabulary Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, If We Lived There (L3U5L2), Ben and Moby take their minds off shoveling snow by imagining what life would be like if they lived on a tropical island. If only it weren’t a dr...

## Venn Diagram ELL Modifications and More

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For students who may find it challenging to complete the Venn Diagram task, try these tips and strategies: Recognize academic vocabulary. Introduce these words that signal compare/contrast: disti...

## Multiple Response ELL Modifications and More

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For students who may find it challenging to complete the Multiple Response task,  try these tips and strategies: Model how to do the Challenge Task. Model how to select one of the correct answers...

## Match ELL Modifications and More

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For students who may find the matching task challenging, try these tips and strategies: Visual movie hunt using BrainPOP movie.  If the Match Challenge task includes images, encourage students to...

## Diagram Label Modifications for ELL and More

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For students who may find it challenging to label diagrams, try these strategies: Do the Challenge with students. You drag the first label, then have volunteers come up one at a time to drag the ...

## Concept Map Modifications for ELL and More

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## The Meaning of Beep Lesson Plan: A Context Clues Game

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This lesson plan, adaptable for all BrainPOP topics, challenges students to play a game called The Meaning of Beep in which they use context clues to figure out the meaning of an unknown word associat...

## Election Prediction Lesson Plan: Voters Ed Trial Edition

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, is built around Voters Ed: Trial Edition, an interactive designed to help students better understand the presidential election process. After watching a Br...