CKLA Domain 3: The Human Body: Systems and Senses
Unit Essential Question: What is the importance of the connection of the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems to other body systems?
Weekly Mentor Sentence(s): I visited your school once before. We learned about some of the systems that keep your body working. It looks like you listened to me.
The students wil cut and paste the mentor sentence into their journals, and will write what they notice about it (FL/grammatical things).
Lesson 1: Day 1: Focusing Question: What are the building blocks of the human body and how they are related to other body systems?
Lesson 1 Vocabulary: cells, circulate, functions, interconnected, organs, systems, tissues
Word Work: interconnected: adj., having connections to things that are related to one another.
Example: The house's electrical system and heating system are interconnected so if the power goes out, the heating system will not work.
Review each system: What makes up the system and what is that system's function?
What are the organs? What are the examples of organs you heard about in the read aloud?
Why are human bodies compared to complex machines?
Compare and contrast the human lungs to fish gills.
3.RI.KID.1/ 3.SL.CC.3 Ask/Answer Questions, 3.SL.PKI.6 Speak in complete sentences in order to provide requested detail and clarification.
Writing Task: Think, Pair, Write: Whare are some of the ways the various systems are working in your body at this moment?