Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.
Grade: 06, 07, 08
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Grade: 06, 07, 08
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Grade: 06, 07, 08
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Have you got your map handy? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to various ways of talking about geography! You’ll discover the meaning of this term and think about some of the ways in which location, place, region, movement, and environment interact to produce unique geography. You’ll also find out how understanding the geography of a place can teach you about its culture and history, and why the movement of people around the world can impact the characteristics of the globe. What makes your home unique?
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore and compare the processes of weathering and erosion through a digital lab and online game play. Students analyze how weathering and erosion affects Earth’s changing face and how it forms the soil that supports life on Earth. They also examine landforms and identify the processes that may have created them. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to develop an understanding of how people impact the natural environment of different regions, as well as how the cultural make-up of a region affects how the people interact with the natural environment. Students will craft an articulate message to make the public aware of the consequences of human interaction with the environment. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards. See more »