Endocrine System Complete 5E Lesson Plan

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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Make lesson planning the easiest part of your day! All the materials you need to teach an engaging, multi-day lesson on the endocrine system are included in this Endocrine System 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Complete Lesson. Minimum prep and student-led learning allow you to focus on real student success!

Your junior high students will answer these essential questions:

  • What is the main function of the endocrine system and how is it structured?
  • What are the main organs associated with this system?

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  • Differentiated materials for students who need more support
  • Multimodal learning to keep middle school students interested
  • Maximum flexibility in formats - Printable? Digital? YES!
  • Editable PowerPoints so you can tailor the materials for your classroom
  • Spanish translations of vocabulary, station lab reading passage, and interactive notebook pages
  • Careful alignment with the streamlined TEKS standard 7.12B

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The lesson is based on the well-researched 5E Model, which covers Engagement, Exploration, Explanation, Elaboration, and Evaluation. 

Look at what is included to cover each stage of learning!


  • Objectives and Word Wall Cards with English and Spanish vocabulary
  • Teacher file with engaging ideas for class discussion and a class activity - many lessons with a student activity and/or common topic misconceptions


The student-led station lab is differentiated for all learners and learning styles. With nine stations, you can introduce the endocrine system to your middle school students in a variety of ways! 

Input Stations offer students multimodal ways to absorb lesson learning.

  • Explore It! - Hands-on demo or experiment connects students with information through engagement.
  • Read It! - Students read a short passage and answer comprehension questions. Choose from differentiated reading passages in English and Spanish.
  • Research It! - Students visit a website, perform tasks, and answer related questions.
  • Watch It! - Students learn through a short video and discussion on their lab sheet.

Output Stations provide ways for your junior high students to show what they know about the endocrine system.

  • Organize It! - Students use printable hands-on card sorts or manipulate digital images to foster categorization skills.
  • Write It! - Students respond to open-ended questions and communicate in complete sentences.
  • Illustrate It! - Students sketch or draw concepts; visual activity can increase recall and retention of new information.
  • Assess It! - Students answer more formal questions to demonstrate mastery and vocabulary in context.

Bonus Station!

  • Challenge It! This station offers fun extension activities for your early finishers to push their learning even further. This also provides the class with another reinforcement option. 


  • Editable PowerPoints in standard and interactive versions with differentiation
  • NEW! Interactive notebook templates in multiple formats, including digital INB files and print files in Spanish and English
  • Note-taking templates to help students follow along with presentations


  • Student-choice projects on the endocrine system to extend the learning in-class or at home


  • Assessment questions updated for STAAR 2.0 (Texas end-of-year testing) and available in dependent and modified versions
  • Review questions and a worksheet for class discussion, test practice, or homework

Can This Resource Be Used for Virtual Learning?

Absolutely! The station lab from the Exploration section and the PPT/INBs from the Explanation section have been created so that students can use them on campus or in a virtual learning environment. 

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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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