Figurative Language Lesson Plan: Interpret Language in Context

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic, Figurative Language, and addresses the standard of interpreting the meaning of language in context through a variety of creative projects.   Step...

Supporting an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Curriculum

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Our blog post 5 Ways to Support an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Curriculum describes why inclusion of LGBTQ+ learning is valuable to all students, and provides guidance and strategies for promoting diversity and ...

Pride 2021 Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie  When have you seen someone stand up for their rights? How did they do this? (Tap prior knowledge)   During the Movie (Pause Points)  Stop at the following times in the mov...

Pride 2021 Lesson Plan: Use voice to make a change

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP News episode Pride 2021. Its content and activities are intended to instill in students the intrinsic worth of all individuals and the value of a diverse, equitabl...

Helping Kids Understand the Tulsa Race Massacre

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NOTE: We strongly suggest previewing the Tulsa Race Massacre movie before watching it with students as it describes acts of racist violence. While we don’t advise this movie for younger students, you ...

Tulsa Race Massacre Lesson Plan: Examine example of postwar race relations

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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP topic Tulsa Race Massacre and addresses the standard of examining examples of World War I and postwar race relations, such as the Tulsa Race Massacre, through a va...

Tulsa Race Massacre Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie  Where have you seen discrimination? (Tap prior knowledge)   During the Movie (Pause Points)  Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discuss...

Compound Interest Pitfalls

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In this activity, students discover the power of compound interest and learn how to avoid costly pitfalls.   ...

How Do I Budget? Lesson Guide

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Click to download this Lesson Guide that challenges students to track and evaluate spending habits and expenses, determine priorities and financial goals, explain how a budget can help achieve those g...

Money Magic Reflection Worksheet

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Click to download this Reflection Worksheet (plus Teacher Tips) for Money Magic, a game that challenges students to take on the role of  the magician Enzo's budgeting manager.  Students learn to budge...