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The Human Body
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Make a Daily The Human Body Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily The Human Body Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     A Taste Nightmare (Hi/Lo Grades 1-3)
     A Broken Heart (Hi/Lo Grades 1-3)
     Blood (Hi/Lo Grades 1-3)
     The Body's Highway System (Hi/Lo Grades 1-3)
     Germs Make Us Sick (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Body (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Sense of Hearing (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Sense of Taste (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Skin (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Blood (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Bones (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Muscles (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Muscular System (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Circulatory System (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Nervous System (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Respiratory System (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Digestive System (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Your Bones and Muscles (Hi/Lo Grades 3-6)
     What Makes Up Your Body? (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     The Five Senses (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Keeping Your Respiratory System Healthy (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)

Short Readers
     Your Lungs: Simple or Simply Amazing? (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Tears (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     What Is a Blood Bank? (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Respiratory System (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     The Brain (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     The Nervous System (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Keeping Your Nervous System Healthy (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Muscles (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Your Body's Thermostat (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     The Excretory System (Short Reader; Grades 5-8 Readability)
     Donating Blood (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Your Blood's Other Job (Grades 4-6)
     Eructation - What is a Burp? (Grades 4-6)
     Body Systems Work Together (Grades 5-8)
     Your Amazing Body (Grades 5-8)
     Integumentary System (Grades 5-8)
     Endocrine System (Grades 5-8)
     Lymphatic System (Grades 5-8)
     Blood (Grades 6-7)
     Muscular System (Grades 6-8)
     Skeletal System - Healthy Bones (Grades 6-8)
     Skeletal System (Grades 7-8)
     Strong Muscles (Grades 7-8)
     Nervous System (Grades 7-8)
     Circulatory System (Grades 7-8)
     Digestion - The Foods We Eat (Grades 7-8)
     The Digestive System (Grades 7-8)
     A Healthy Respiratory System (Grades 7-8)
     Respiratory System (Grades 7-8)
     The Brain (Grades 7-9)

Gross
     Those Crusty Scabs are Gross (Grades 3-6)
     Mucus, Boogers, and Snot - How GROSS! (Grades 4-6)
     Flatulence: The Gas We Pass (Grades 6-9)


Book Units
    A Wind in the Door (Grades 5-8)


Reading Comprehensions - Foreign Languages
Spanish
     El sistema óseo (grades 6-8)
     El sistema circulatorio (grades 7-8)
     La digestión -- Las comidas que comemos (grades 7-8)
     El sistema digestivo (grades 7-8)
     Un sistema respiratorio sano (grades 7-8)

French
     Le système osseux - des os sains (grades 6-8)
     Le système circulatoire (grades 7-8)
     La digestion et ce que nous mangeons (grades 7-8)
     Le Système Digestif (grades 7-8)
     Un Appareil Respiratoire Sain (grades 7-8)

Italian
     L'apparato scheletrico - Ossa in buona salute (grades 6-8)
     L'apparato circolatorio (grades 7-8)
     La digestione -- Il cibo che mangiamo (grades 7-8)
     L'apparato digerente (grades 7-8)
     Un apparato respiratorio in buona salute (grades 7-8)

German
     Der Skelettaufbau - Gesunde Knochen (grades 6-8)
     Der Blutkreislauf (grades 7-8)
     Die Verdauung - Die Nahrung, die wir zu uns nehmen (grades 7-8)
     Das Verdauungssystem (grades 7-8)
     Ein gesundes Atmungssystem (grades 7-8)


Finish the Story
     Journey into the Human Body (Grades 3-6)
     I Won a Week at Skateboarding Camp! (Grades 5-6)


Leveled Books
            Our Body is Made Up of Systems
            Why Do I Sneeze, Hiccup, and Yawn?


Books
            I Broke My Arm! (Grades 3-5)
            Pump It Up: All About Your Blood (Grades 3-4)
            Your Amazing Brain! (Grades 5-6)
            Munchable Mysteries: Busting Food Myths (Reading Level 2; Interest Level 4)
            Weird and Wonderful You! Book #1 (Grades 2-4)
            Your Amazing Blood (Grades 4-6)
            The Sense of Touch (Grades 5-6)
            The Sense of Taste (Grades 5-6)
            Weird and Wonderful You! Book #2 (Reading Level 3; Interest Level 5)
            My Body Can Do That? (Reading Level 4; Interest Level 6)


Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Writing
Replying to Letters


Compare and Contrast
        Skin Traits: Compares two of the skin's layers (Grade 5)


Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (seventh grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (eighth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (high school)


Analogies
             Human Body Analogies


More Leveled Reading Books
        Wanda Wouldn't Wash Her Hands

        No One Noticed

        Helping Hands

        Henry’s Hiccups

        First Steps



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