The Human Body

A human body reference is an engaging unit of lessons if a third-grade teacher wants to spend about two weeks on the subject of twenty minutes per day. Third graders will develop a strong understanding of the parts of the body, including the muscular and skeletal systems. There are several examples of read alouds to use in the context of the lesson on the human body. If teachers also try to incorporate a movie on the human body, this link references a movie relevant for third graders called The Magic School Bus Flexes Its Muscles. Also, the unit of lesson plans includes examples of using diagrams for visual learners, hands-on activities for kinesthetic learners, and a movie for auditory learners. Lastly, the human body lesson plans have several worksheets in which a third-grade teacher can use for exams, review, or games.

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