Personification in Writing with the Citizen Science Game

June 7, 2014

In this lesson plan which can be adapted for students in grades 5-12, students use a free online science and English Language Arts (ELA) game to explore personification in writing. ...

1.4.1 Present Simple Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, We Like Mike! (L1U4L1), we learn about Ben's friend, Mike, and some of his habits and activities.  Using the present simple tense, Ben describes to Moby what Mike does in S...

1.5.4 Was / Were Questions Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Was it An Accident? (L1U5L4), Moby shows up at Ben’s house, bandaged from head to toe! Ben asks Moby where, when and how the accident happened, using the past simple of th...

1.5.3 Was / Were Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, I Was Shy (L1U5L3), Ben describes what he was like as a young child using the past tense of the verb to be. But are his memories accurate or just flattering? In this lesson...

1.5.2 Tag Questions Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, It’s Nice, Isn’t It? (L1U5L2), Ben and Moby shop for a birthday gift for Ed, and discuss what to buy, using tag questions. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8,...

1.5.1 Possessive Adjectives Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, My Mom’s Pictures (L1U5L1), Ben shows Moby old photos of his family, using possessives to describe the people in the pictures. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-...

2.1.5 Can Review Lesson Plan

May 30, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Old Dog, New Tricks (L2U1L5), Ben and Moby prepare Fighter for the local dog show. But can he perform when it's show time? In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades...

1.4.5 Review: Present Simple Lesson Plan

May 27, 2014

In the movie An Apple a Day (L1U4L5), Moby learns that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but he still wants to see the doctor! Students review the present simple tense and learn a new proverb as M...

1.4.4 Have / Has Lesson Plan

May 27, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie We Have a Good Time (L1U4L4), Ben keeps Moby guessing about who his best friend is by giving clues about his identity. Ben introduces the present simple verb have / has as he...

1.4.3 Present Simple (Questions) Lesson Plan

May 27, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Does He Bite? (L1U4L3), we meet Moby's new dog. As Ben asks Moby questions about his pet, students discover how to form questions in the present simple tense. In this lesson...