Poptropica Teaching Guide: 24 Carrot Island

This teaching guide to Poptropica's 24 Carrot Island will help kids discover topics such as economics, the solar system, the human skeleton, proverbs, gardening, mammals, electricity, and more!

Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity.

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Updated on: March 6, 2014
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Poptropica Teaching Guide

24 Carrot Island

Related Resources

After hearing about asteroids, bones, electricity, movies, and the economy on 24 Carrot Island, students will want to learn more!

Common Core Alignment

Using the Common Core State Standards in your classroom? The Poptropica teaching guide aligns to several standards.
  • 2: Business is My Business
    Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
    Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

  • 3: A Joke in Hand is Worth Two in a Book
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
    Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
    Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g.,take steps).

  • 5: Station: Empty
    Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
    Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

  • 7: Carrot Cinema. Now Starring: Carrots! (Part 2)
    Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

  • 9: Missing Vocabulary
    Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

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