Research

Got a research paper due? Tim and Moby can help! In this BrainPOP movie, they’ll tell you about all the tools you’ll need to do good research! They’ll start you off by telling you about what kinds of resources you can use. You’ll also learn which sources can give you a basic summary of your topic and how you can use your first sources to find even more information. Plus, you'll discover some of the many different resources libraries have, and find out the difference between primary and secondary sources. So quit procrastinating and get to researching!

Authentic Purposes for Research Lesson Plan: After the Storm Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to practice research, reading, and writing skills within a real-world context. Through game play, students take on the role of a news magazine editor-in-chief, and must research facts through a variety of informational texts (such as press releases, email, and text massages) and then edit edit stories and coordinate social media to disseminate information to the community. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Note-Taking Skills Lesson Plan: Create a Personalized System

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for students in grades 3-12, students will explore various styles of note-taking and develop their own unique and effective note-taking system. See more »

Internet Searches Lesson Plan: Search Shark Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying keywords that result in relevant information for a given internet search. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Main Idea of a Text Lesson Plan: The TSN2 Game

In this free online reading and writing lesson plan designed for grade 8 and adaptable for grade 9, students use BrainPOP resources to practice finding and inferring the main idea of a text selection. Students will then use a free online game to apply their reading skills to a real world context. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Listening and Speaking Skills Lesson Plan: Using the BrainPOP Featured Movie

In this collection of lesson ideas, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to develop listening, speaking, and research skills. Each idea is designed to help students deepen their understanding of a variety of standards-based concepts. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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 »

Library Skills Lesson Plan: Checking Out Books

In this 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 library. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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