The Human Body

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The Human Body by Mind Map: The Human Body

1. Students will use their measurements from their heights and create either a bar graph or line graph representing the data collected. Standard - CC.2.4.2.A.4 Represent and interpret data using line plots, picture graphs, and bar graphs.

2. Math Lessons

2.1. Students will draw parts of the human body. Standard - CC.2.3.2.A.1 Analyze and draw two- and three-dimensional shapes having specified attributes.

2.2. Students will use skeleton images to separate them into halves and quarters Standard - CC.2.3.2.A.2 Use the understanding of fractions to partition shapes into halves, quarters, and thirds.

2.3. Students will measure the height of their bodies. Standard - CC.2.4.2.A.1 Measure and estimate lengths in standard units using appropriate tools.

3. ELA Lessons

3.1. Have students write acrostic poem using their name and words that are body parts Standard - CC.1.4.2.E Choose words and phrases for effect.

3.2. Have students read informational texts with graphics of the human body. Standard - CC.1.2.2.G Explain how graphic representations contribute to and clarify a text.

3.3. Have students read narrative texts about the body. Magic School Bus Standard - CC.1.3.2.K Read and comprehend literature on grade-level, reading independently and proficiently.

3.4. Have students discuss times when they have been injured or broken bones and what happened to fix them. Standard - CC.1.5.2.D Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.

4. Science Lessons

4.1. Lessons about how different parts of the body works. Example: How the lungs work

4.2. Children learn the external body parts S.K-2.B.1.1.1 Describe basic external structures of animals and plants.

4.3. Lesson on what the human body needs in order to survive Standard - 3.1.2.C2 Explain that living things can only survive if their needs are being met.

5. Have students use a computer to create a collage of different systems in the body. Standard - 9.1.M.2.J1 Use a variety of technologies for producing or performing works of art.

6. Dramatic Arts

6.1. Students will recreate their own bodies by creating a self-portrait using many different items Standard - 9.1.V.2.E1 Use imagination and creativity to express self through visual arts.

6.2. Children can create a skeleton of the bones using Q-tips and compare them with real skeletons Standard - 9.3.2.F1 Use critical processes (e.g., compare, contrast) to examine works of art.

6.3. Have students create a song and dance to help remember how the lungs work. Standard - 9.1.M.2.E1 Use imagination and creativity to design and perform music and dance.