Human Body Systems: Let's Explore our Digestive System
Students will love learning about the Digestive System with this complete resource! This unit has it all! It includes informational articles, hands-on activities, vocabulary posters, organizers, cloze passage, comprehension questions, and a 5-page flip book all about digestion!
This packet includes many interactive activities and learning opportunities for students with informational Articles on:
✔Our Amazing Bodies
✔What is a Cell?
✔The Digestive System
✔What is Digestion?
✔Down it Goes!
✔All Done Now!
Plus students will meet Florence Nightingale and Louis Pasteur and complete a fact booklet.
Students can apply their knowledge and show what they know with these connection activities:
✔Label a Cell Diagram
✔Cut and Sort the Helpers of Digestion
✔Summarize the Digestion Process
✔Name the Parts of Digestion
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
✔Vocabulary Flip Flaps
✔PLUS a 5 Page Flip Book
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Introduce the 6 vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to match up and define the words in their flip flaps or use as a center activity. These posters are excellent for a bulletin board display too.
Have students read the informational articles about the human body, cells, and the digestive system. Then complete the organizers and comprehension questions. Have students read the character study where they will meet Florence Nightingale and Louis Pasteur.
There are lots of hands-on activities in this pack depending on the age of your students and time allotted for this unit.
✔Three Helpers of Digestion
✔Fact or Fiction Activity
✔Label the Cell Diagram
✔Jobs of our Stomach
✔Spotlight on Vocabulary
✔Florence Nightingale Character Study
✔Louis Pasteur Character Study
✔5-Page Flip Book
Have students complete the Flipbook and build it page by page. I usually have them do one page at each center or learning station. They can use the articles as a reference source to help them complete the pages of the booklet. Lastly, they cut, color, and assemble the booklet. Flip-up books can be glued or stapled inside their interactive notebooks, file folder, or a 12x18 piece of construction paper folded like a book cover.
✔Great tool for Core Knowledge
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