Looking to cover your science quickly and easily but no extra time? No problem! This is the unit for you. This unit is designed to be a self-taught unit. The sheets are written in such a way that students can complete the questions independently and with little teacher interaction. PDF pages can easily be put onto Smartboards to review and understand concepts.
This inquiry-based unit, which meets the Ontario Ministry of Education Social Studies curriculum for Grade 4, provides a variety of activities meant to allow students to explore the human body.
All text is written at a grade 4 text level with plenty of interesting pictures for students to enjoy. In addition, questions are similar to EQAO style questions so students can complete them and also be prepping for standardized testing! Following each informational page there are questions and activities for student's to complete. In addition there are also several writing tasks for students such as a news report, descriptive paragraphs, a narrative and also making use of good answers to the inference style questions. Questions also address spelling, grammar and punctuation. Also included are word wall cards so students can review unfamiliar vocabulary terms, and a wax museum project as a culminating task (complete with rubric and research sheet). All assignments contain either a rubric or checklist that can be sent home to parents if you wish. With over 30 pages there are more than enough to complete with students over the course of several weeks.