Reading a Newspaper

What’s black and white and read all over? A newspaper, of course! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will introduce you to the art of reading a newspaper. Discover how reading the daily paper can improve your mind and your vocabulary as you find out the role of newspapers in society! You’ll also learn about what a good newspaper story will tell you and why newspapers often include interviews. Plus, you can find out where to find certain recurring columns, such as the lead stories, opinion and advice pieces, features, and news about your community. Extra, extra, read all about it!

Research Lesson Plan: Choosing a Topic, Researching, and Writing

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students view, analyze, and discuss various BrainPOP videos in order to get an overview of possible research topics. Students then complete the research process in order to synthesize a research paper. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »