Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

June 20, 2014

Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary...

1.6.1 Past Simple Lesson Plan

June 9, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, The Thief Walked In (L1U6L1), Ben tells Moby about the strange experience he had when he arrived home from school the day before. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K...

1.6.2 Past Simple (Irregular Verbs) Lesson Plan

June 9, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, I Had a Cool Dream (L1U6L2), Ben dreamed that he and Moby were sailors, sailing around the world. He uses irregular verbs in the past simple to tell Moby about where they we...

1.6.3 Past Simple (Negative) Lesson Plan

June 9, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, I Didn’t Sleep (L1U6L3), Ben tells Moby about his terrible week that began with a sleepless Sunday night. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, students sequence ...

1.6.4 Past Simple (Questions) Lesson Plan

June 9, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, What Did You Bring? (L1U6L4), Ben and Moby go on a camping trip. Find out what they brought with them and why as they ask each other questions in the past simple tense. In t...

1.6.5 Review: Past Simple Lesson Plan

June 9, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie Who Had the Keys? (L1U6L5) we follow Ben and Moby as they retrace their steps in an effort to find the lost house keys. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, student...

1.4.1 Present Simple Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, We Like Mike! (L1U4L1), we learn about Ben's friend, Mike, and some of his habits and activities.  Using the present simple tense, Ben describes to Moby what Mike does in S...

1.5.4 Was / Were Questions Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Was it An Accident? (L1U5L4), Moby shows up at Ben’s house, bandaged from head to toe! Ben asks Moby where, when and how the accident happened, using the past simple of th...

1.5.3 Was / Were Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
In the BrainPOP ESL movie, I Was Shy (L1U5L3), Ben describes what he was like as a young child using the past tense of the verb to be. But are his memories accurate or just flattering? In this lesson...

1.5.2 Tag Questions Lesson Plan

June 2, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, It’s Nice, Isn’t It? (L1U5L2), Ben and Moby shop for a birthday gift for Ed, and discuss what to buy, using tag questions. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8,...