Lewis and Clark Expedition Lesson Plan: What Was It Like to Be Sacajawea?

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the role of Sacajawea in the Lewis and Clark expedition. Students will explain h...

Checks and Balances Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

June 7, 2012

In this Checks and Balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the legislative checks and balances system through interactive game play. Studen...

Dictionary Lesson Plan: Using Guide Words

June 6, 2012

In this dictionary lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to find a word and its meaning in a dictionary using guide words. Students will ...

Potential and Kinetic Energy Lesson Plan: Coaster Creator Game

June 6, 2012

In this Energy lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an online simulation to design their own roller coaster car and track which uses just the right amount of energy to get a c...

Balancing Budgets Lesson Plan: The Budget Hero Game

June 5, 2012

In this balancing budgets lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 9-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the principles of balancing budgets, both personal and governmental. Students wil...

Debates and Mock Election Lesson Plan: Battle for the Presidency

June 5, 2012

In this debates and mock election lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the differences between the Democratic and Republican political par...

The Ayiti Game and The Effects of Poverty Lesson Plan

June 5, 2012

This lesson, appropriate for grades 6-12, will give students an opportunity to explore the effects of poverty and lack of education through an interactive game. Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a web-based,...

Character Map

May 31, 2012

This character map graphic organizer is useful for analyzing the main character in a story. Students will identify the character’s traits and relate them to the story events they cause....

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...

Demo Observations

May 31, 2012

This Demo Observations graphic organizer is a useful tool to guide students in thinking deeply and to record their scientific observations. Using this graphic organizer, students follow along during a...