Muhammad Ali Lesson Plan: Write a Freestyle Poem

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life of boxing champ Muhammad Ali, one of the most iconic athletes of the 20th century. After exploring A...

Motown Lesson Plan: Write a Review

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about the birth of Motown, its role in racial integration of popular entertainment, and how it became the “so...

Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan: Design a Time Zone X Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s  first black military pilots who battled Nazis abroad and discrimin...

Jim Crow Lesson Plan: Oral Argument Against Segregation

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, invites students to explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Jim Crow laws that encouraged segregation in schools, transportation, restaurants, etc. in th...

Alexander Hamilton Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Alexander Hamilton.  Using what they learn about this hardworking Founding Father and about federali...

Build-A–Bird Lesson Plan: All About Bird Anatomy

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, features All About Birds Anatomy, a virtual bird interactive in which students build birds from the inside out. As they play, students discover the name an...

Copernicus Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the astronomer and mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus and his theories about Earth. They’ll discover...

Jacques Cousteau Lesson Plan: Write an Obituary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-10, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about how Jacques Cousteau applied his passion for undersea exploration, film making, innovating, and later...

Texas Revolution Lesson Plan: Write a Newspaper Article

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the events that led up Texas declaring independence. Applying what they learn, students ...

Pearl Harbor Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources to learn about the attack on Pearl Harbor, including why it happened and its effects. Then using what t...