Response to Stimuli Complete Lesson Set (NGSS) Middle School
This is your one stop shop for complete lesson set to teach the topic and standards!! Everything you need to teach Response to Stimuli is included in this set. All you need to add are the lab materials, which I keep as simple as possible.
The activities in this lesson set are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. Each lesson is designed to last about a week (depending on your timing and students), and encourage student participation. Lessons are aligned with the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills.These lessons also use Interactive Notebooks, Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning, Critical Thinking, and Project Based Learning to enrich the learning experience.
Lesson: Response to Stimuli
Included in the lesson set:
Word Wall Builder Chart
Informational Text with Key Terms
Word Wall Cards/ Vocabulary Matching (3 Key Words per lesson)
--- Nervous System, Stimulus, Response
Vocabulary Activity Pages
Interactive Science Notebook Activites
Critical Thinking Activity
Daily Science Starters
Formative Assessment with Rubric
**The lesson plans are written in the order I use them without a time frame, so that you can determine the timing for each activity based on your classroom needs.
NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) covered:
MS-LS1-8 Gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.
TEKS *Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) covered:
(12) (B) identify the main functions of the systems of the human organism, including the circulatory, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, digestive, excretory, reproductive, integumentary, nervous, and endocrine systems;
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