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...
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 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

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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 be and its contractions. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, ELL...
Medal of Freedom 2013 winners: Sally Ride, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton, Loretta Lynn

Curriculum Connections for the 2013 Presidential Medals of Freedom

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Every year, the President of the United States confers Presidential Medals of Freedom on a number of highly accomplished Americans who have had profound effects on society. Yesterday, President Obama ...

Biography Lesson Plan: An Introduction to Biographies

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students will use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about biographies. Students will then select a person whose biography they woul...

Percussion Instruments Lesson Plan: Playing with Words

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades K-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to become familiar with percussion instruments. They will also practice playing the instruments on a given c...

Subtracting with Regrouping Activities for Kids

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In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about subtraction and regrouping (or borrowing). These activities are designed to complement the ...
Volcanoes Student-Made Video

Volcanoes

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Learn about Volcanoes in this student-made, BrainPOP-inspired video with features created by Liz Gatewood & Sandi Johnson's 3rd graders from Kentucky Country Day School, KY....
Student Made Video

Lewis and Clark: A Student-Made Video

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Learn about Lewis and Clark in this BrainPOP-inspired student-made video by Robert Miller's 4th & 5th graders from Port Orange, Florida....