Books and Authors Spotlight Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's Books and Authors spotlight highlights topics from Frankenstein and Lord of the Flies to J.R.R. Tolkien and Agatha Christie. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in thisÂ...

Grammar Spotlight Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's Grammar spotlight highlights topics from Antonyms, Synonyms and Homonyms to  Capitalization and Tenses. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this Grammar spotlight l...

SnapThought™, a Photo Reflection Tool

October 18, 2013

This screencast illustrates a new photo reflection tool which changes game play in the classroom. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of certain games on GameUp. ...

Author Studies with BrainPOP Lesson Plan: Choose Your Favorite Writer!

May 24, 2013

In this author studies lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of their favorite writer. Students will read two or more books...

New on GameUp: English Games and Classroom Inc’s The Sports Network 2!

March 14, 2013

BrainPOP is thrilled to introduce a new category of free English Language Arts (ELA) games! When you visit the main GameUp page, you'll now see an "English Games" button which takes you to our growing...

New On BrainPOP Jr: Prefixes

March 11, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP Jr. Writing
A new week and a new topic page on BrainPOP Jr: Prefixes!  In this movie. Annie and Moby explain that a prefix is a letter or group of letters that is attached to the beginning of a word to change ...

Navigating the Writing Process with Kerpoof and BrainPOP

January 23, 2013

Categories: Writing
Navigating the writing process can be a challenge for many teachers. But in this webinar, Devren Hobbs, Education Manager at Kerpoof, and Jessica Storer, Manager of Education Outreach at BrainPOP, sho...

Presentation Skills Lesson Plan: Our Featured Movie | BrainPOP Educators

June 28, 2012

In this collection of presentation skills lesson ideas, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to develop listening, speaking, and research skills. Eac...

The Newest BrainPOP Fan Animation, Created with Puppet Pals!

June 15, 2012

Guest Bloggers and BrainPOP Educators Eliza Chung and Jan Bird worked with students from class 1a at The School at Columbia to create their own BrainPOP style movie about raising baby chicks. Here at...

Book Reports Lesson Plan: Self and Peer Evaluation

June 5, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify the elements of a comprehensive book report. Students then create a book report...