Unit Plan

The Human Body—Building Blocks and Nutrition Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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A read-aloud anthology explores the human body. Over three weeks, second graders listen to and discuss texts related to the cells, tissue, organs, digestive system, excretory system, nutrients, and a balanced diet. Learners practice word work and complete extension activities with each lesson.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Align the unit with a science unit that covers the human body
  • Watch an episode of "The Magic Schoolbus" that travels through the human body
Classroom Considerations
  • The tenth unit in a series of 12 by Core Knowledge created for second graders
  • Requires ample prep time to gather technology and materials and make copies 
Pros
  • Offers an interdisciplinary approach to learning
  • The unit is well-organized and full of detail
Cons
  • None