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. ...

Reading Comprehension Lesson Plan: Using Context Clues

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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....
Common Core-Aligned

Common Core-Aligned BrainPOP and GameUp Content

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Much of our BrainPOP content has been designed with the Common Core State Standards in mind. This screencast shares some examples of Common Core-aligned content that can help students achieve! Visit t...
Common Core-Aligned Lessons

Common Core-Aligned Lesson Plans on BrainPOP Educators

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This screencast describes the BrainPOP Educators approach to aligning each of our lesson plans with the Common Core-Aligned State Standards. Be sure to visit our BrainPOP and the Common Core support p...

New on GameUp: Carpenter’s Cut

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BrainPOP is excited to include Carpenter's Cut in our collection of Math, Engineering and Technology games on GameUp! Developed by our partner Hooda Math, the Carpenter's Cut game allows students to t...
Filament Games Teaching Strategies

Reach for the Sun Teaching Strategies

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Use these teaching strategies to enhance your students' experience of the Reach for the Sun game: How realistic is the game's representation of being a plant? Encourage students to explore this questi...
Martin Luther King Jr. "dream" speech

“I Have a Dream” at 50: Teaching the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by their character." -Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a call ...
subject pronouns lesson plan

1.1.1 Subject Pronouns Lesson Plan

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In BrainPOP ELL’s first movie, Hi, I’m Ben (L1U1L1), Ben introduces students to his friends using subject pronouns, and the verb to be and its contractions. In this subject pronouns lesson plan, adapt...
subject pronouns lesson plan

1.1.1 Contractions with the Verb Be (Affirmative) Lesson Plan

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In BrainPOP ELL’s first movie, Hi, I’m Ben (L1U1L1), Ben introduces students to his friends using subject pronouns, the verb  to be, and its contractions. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8...
subject pronouns lesson plan

1.1.1 The Verb to Be (Affirmative) Lesson Plan

Posted by Dana Burnell on

In BrainPOP ELL’s first movie, Hi, I’m Ben (L1U1L1), Ben introduces students to his friends using subject pronouns, the verb be and its contractions. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, ELL...