Mini Book Template

June 5, 2012

This mini book template graphic organizer helps students to create their own non-fiction mini-book that even includes a table of contents and glossary section. Creating a mini-book can help learners r...

Story Pyramid

June 5, 2012

This story pyramid graphic organizer encourages students to identify a story’s main elements and summarize each element using strong, descriptive words....

Story Mountain

June 1, 2012

This Story Mountain graphic organizer can be used for students to practice reading strategies or as a writing tool. Students can identify the elements of a story they are reading or use it to plan a s...

FQR – Facts, Questions, Responses

May 31, 2012

This FQR graphic organizer will help students in organizing their thoughts while reading independently. It includes three separate areas for students to record facts, questions, and responses about w...

Details and Main Idea

May 31, 2012

This graphic organizer is useful for identifying the main idea and supporting details of a story or passage. In the top of the page, students fill in the details as they read. Seeing the supporting de...

Web Graphic Organizer

May 31, 2012

This graphic organizer is useful for pre-planning a project, finding relationships among concepts, and generating ideas. It’s perfect for representing hierarchical or branching relationships and str...

Concept Map

May 31, 2012

Big ideas are supported by many small details. This horizontally oriented concept map will help students organize their ideas and build persuasive arguments....

Story Map 1: Reading Strategies or Writing Tool

May 31, 2012

This story map graphic organizer can be used for students to practice reading strategies or as a writing tool.  Students can identify the elements of a story they are reading or use it to plan a stor...

New BrainPOP Movie: Parallel Structure

March 30, 2012

Categories: BrainPOP English Writing
The BrainPOP topic library keeps growing!  Our Parallel Structure movie is the newest addition to our English and Writing offerings. If your writing seems wordy and unclear, then have we got a mo...

Moby in Mumbai – One School’s Response to BrainPOP

March 12, 2012

At the end of January and beginning of February, I had the privilege to take an educational tour through seven cities in India. While visiting schools, universities, educational reform organization a...