Similes & Metaphors Lesson Plan: How Does Figurative Language Enhance Writing?

June 8, 2012

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to compare and contrast similes and metaphors. Students will explore how authors use similes and metaphors to e...

Parts of Speech Lesson Plan: Student-Created Review Activities

June 8, 2012

Categories: English Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify parts of speech and how each contributes to clear communication. Students then create review activi...

Nouns Lesson Plan: Identifying and Categorizing Types of Nouns

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to define and identify nouns. Students will also categorize the types of nouns (person, place, thing, or ani...

Grammar Games Lesson Plan: The Importance of Correct Grammar in Everyday Life

June 7, 2012

Categories: English Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the importance of correct grammar in real-life scenarios. Students will identify an...

Library Skills Lesson Plan: Checking Out Books

June 7, 2012

In this library skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore the purpose of a library. Students will then demonstrate how to find a book in the...

Descriptive Writing Lesson Plan: Why Showing is Better than Telling

June 7, 2012

In this descriptive writing lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the difference between writing that "shows" and writing that "tells" and articul...

Exploring Similes Lesson Plan: Enhancing Writing with Similes

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and generate similes in a variety of contexts. Students will also explain the purpo...

Dr. King, Similes and Metaphors Lesson Plan: Identifying Literary Conventions in a Historical Speech

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 to 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the purpose of similes and metaphors. Students will identify examples of simile use in specific hi...

Dictionary Lesson Plan: Using Guide Words

June 6, 2012

In this dictionary lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to find a word and its meaning in a dictionary using guide words. Students will ...

Book Reports Lesson Plan: Self and Peer Evaluation

June 5, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify the elements of a comprehensive book report. Students then create a book report...