Word Play is a feature that prompts students to write, draw and create a short script based on 5 topic specific vocabulary words. 

Why use Word Play

  • Word Play vocabulary is topic-related so it can be used to pre-teach vocabulary or as additional exposure beyond the movie
  • Using new vocabulary in various contexts supports recall, fluency and comprehension
  • Students have choice in how they engage with the word – they can write, draw or act it out!

Reasons to Use Word Play

Word Play activities are rich with vocabulary development. Meet standards, differentiate and have fun!

Common Core State Standards and Word Play Activity Every BrainPOP Jr. topic offers Word Play, interactive vocabulary activities that invite...
This tutorial video shows how every topic on BrainPOP Jr. includes activities that support a student’s vocabulary development.  Learn how to...
Every BrainPOP Jr. topic page has an interactive word play feature with 5 key vocabulary terms from the movie. Here are fun and creative way...

How to Use Word Play

A guided tutorial demonstrating navigation for Word Play

An interactive tutorial of Word Play on BrainPOP Jr....