Lesson Plan : All Around the Body

Teacher Name:
 Rebecca Casaus
Grade:
 Grade 4
Subject:
 Science

Topic:
 Systems of the Body: Circulatory, Nervous, Digestive and Respiratory
Content:
 Circulatory, Nervous, Digestive and Respiratory System stomach lungs brain heart trachea capillary skin intestine esophagus spinal cord arteries nose
Goals:
 Students will know the parts of the body that make up each of the 4 body systems. Students will know what each system's function is within the body.
Objectives:
 Students will be able to create a life sized, internal diagram of the 4 body systems. Students will be able to write about each system:which body parts make up the syatem and their function.
Materials:
 Internet, encyclopedias and library books, Large chart paper, markers, construction paper,scissors, glue, pictures of the body parts, The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body, worksheets: Systems of the Body and All Around the Body, Research Page
Introduction:
 A.I will read aloud to the students, The Magic School Bus Inside the Body. B.Brainstorm with the class to try to name as many organs in the body as possible.
Development:
 A. We will discuss the sequence as we read. B. I will model how to do an interview.
Practice:
 B.Students will be placed in cooperative groups of 3-4. Two students will research, one will write and the other will be on the interview panel. Students will complete the Research Page.
Accommodations:
 Students will learn the basic vocabulary associated with their body system.
Checking For Understanding:
 Each student will: complete sequence sheet, produce a written summary comming from the interview process. Each team/group will create a lifesized, internal diagram of the 4 body systems. Students will be able to write a paragraph about each system:which body parts make up the syatem and their function.
Closure:
 Each group will present their life sized diagram of the body and their systems.

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