2.3.2 Polite Expressions Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, You Must Be Polite! (L2U3L2), Ben and Moby are preparing for the dance on Saturday night. Ben tells Moby what they must and mustn't do, from practicing dances to stepping on...

2.3.3 Adverbs Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, A Late Date Mistake (L2U3L3), Ben thinks his grandmother’s birthday is the next day, so he quickly organizes a party. When everything is ready, he realizes he has made a m...

2.3.4 Intensifier Adverbs

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, It’s Almost Perfect! (L2U3L4), Ben’s attempt to build a tree house is not going very well. He hasn’t planned or measured carefully. Luckily, Moby comes to the rescue w...

2.3.5 Independence Day Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Fun on the 4th (L2U3L5), Ben and Moby celebrate US Independence Day with Ben's grandmother at the seniors’ home where she lives. In this lesson plan, which is adaptable fo...

2.4.1 Past Progressive: Interrupted Action Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Suddenly it Started (L2U4L1), something very strange is going on with the weather. One moment it's warm and sunny, and the next there’s a blizzard. In this lesson plan, ad...

2.4.2 Past Progressive: Parallel Action Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Looking for Lucky (L2U4L2), Nikki’s cat Lucky has disappeared! After searching everywhere--from the animal shelter to the fire station--the friends are stumped. In this le...

2.4.3 Scientific Method/Modals Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Scientific Method (L2U4L3), something is wrong with Moby's dog, Fighter. He doesn't want to go for a walk, play, or eat. Ben and Moby use the scientific method to find out w...

2.4.4 Modals: Should / Ought to / Had better Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, I Should Rest (L2U4L4), Ben has a fever. Moby and the doctor both give him advice, and soon Ben feels better. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, students use the...

2.4.5 Advice Modals Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, We Might Babysit (L2U4L5), Ed asks Ben and Moby to babysit for his little sister Abby. Before they agree, Ben reminds Moby of all the crazy things that happened last time th...

2.5.1 Comparatives Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, The Hungrier Shopper (L2U5L1), Ben and Moby go shopping at the supermarket for their lunch. They are trying to choose food items that are tastier and cheaper than others. In...