My Body Works

Learn all about your body systems

The students will be able to

  • Learn about the various parts/organs that make up their body system
  • Know how the body system functions
  • Understand why our body needs their specific body system
  • Create a skit that involves their body system
  • Create a powerpoint about their body system

Anticipation Guide

Name ______________________ Class Period ________ Date______________


Our Body Systems

Directions: Place an (a) if you agree or a (d) if you disagree with the statement

We will revisit the anticipation guide at the conclusion of this unit to see if any of your opinions have changed.

Before Reading ------------------------------------------------------------- After Reading

________________ 1. You have six different body systems. __________

________________ 2. You don’t need all these systems to live. __________

_________________ 3.Your digestive systems has the following organs: __________

lungs, liver, small intestines and stomach

_________________ 4. Your brain is your computer of the body system _________

_________________ 5. Your heart is a big as your fist. _________

_________________6. When you exercise you are using your circulatory system ________

________________ 7. You cannot control an involuntary body system. ____________

_______________ 8. The main job of your skeletal system is support your body __________

______________ 9. Babies have more bones than adults. _______________

_____________ 10. You get calcium from drinking milk and eating yogurt

which helps your bones stay strong. _______________


Common Core Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.

Mathematics, Science, and Technology – New York State Standards

Standard 2: Information Systems

Students will access, generate, process and transfer information using appropriate technologies.

Standard 5: Science

Students will apply technological knowledge and skills to design, construct, use, and evaluate products and systems to satisfy human and environmental needs.

Standard 6: Students will understand the relationship and common themes that connect mathematics, science, and technology and apply the themes to these and other areas of learning.

AASL Learning Standards

Standard 1. Learners use skills, resources, and tools to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.

Standard 2. Learners use skills, resources, and tools to draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.

2.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information.

2.3 Responsibilities

2.3.1 Connect understanding to the real world

Standard 3. Learners use skills, resources, and tools to share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.

3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess.

3.1.6 Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.