2.2.4 The Modal Have to

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, I Have to Practice (L2U2L4), everyone in Ben’s class has to practice their lines for a play by William Shakespeare. Find out why Moby doesn’t have to work as hard as eve...

2.2.5 Movie Sequencing Activity

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie We Can Be Waiters (L2U2L5), Ben and Moby visit Ben’s Uncle Joe on his farm. They visit his restaurant, too, where they end up helping out as waiters! In this lesson plan, w...

2.3.1 Present Progressive with Future Intent Lesson Plan

November 24, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, I'm Running a Race (L2U3L1), Ben is training for a marathon. An injury during the race prevents him from finishing, but he and Moby decide to train together for next year’...

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...