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 ELL 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 ver...

1.1.2 The Verb to Be (Negative) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL 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 han...

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

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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: Determining 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 a...

Student Gamers Lesson Plan: Evaluating Video Games

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In this Student Gamers lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the role of a video game test. Students will create their own evaluations for video g...

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...