Parenthood Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Parenthood. Then they use Make-a-Map feature (or a downloadable graphic organizer) to assess the cause and effects ass...

Smoking Discussion Prompts

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Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on Smoking topic page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie. Before...

Parenthood Discussion Prompts

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Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on the Parenthood topic page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the movie. ...

Exponents Lesson Plan: Exponent Battle

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Exponents and explore the other features in this topic to learn how exponents provide a simple way of expressing reall...

Time Zone X – Communism

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Mission US Lesson Plan: For Crown or Colony?

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, centers around Mission US: For Crown or Colony?, a game in which students take on the role of an apprentice to a newspaper printer in Boston in 1770--a tim...
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New on GameUp: Newsfeed Defenders

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We are excited to present our newest game, Newsfeed Defenders, from our partner iCivics. This timely game challenges students to manage a social media site. Responsibilities include spotting and repor...

Time Zone X – Cold War

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North Korea Discussion Prompts

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Read the movie description that appears below the movie player on North Korea Topic Page topic page. Then use the following prompts to encourage class discussion before, during, and after watching the...

North Korea Lesson Plan: Diary Entry

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 9-12, students watch the BrainPOP movies Korean War and North Korea. Then they will write diary entries from the point of view of a child living in North Kore...