3rd Grade Health
[Constructing and Reflecting] [Life Science] [Physical Science] [Earth Science] [Health]
What do you want students to:
know, do, be like?
How will you know if benchmarks have been achieved?
What possible instructional resources
could be used?
I (introduce), P (practice), M (master)
Health: Resources:

*Materials and lessons to teach nutrition called:
The Pyramid Cafe 0249NDC   $10.00 from: 

United Dairy Industry of Michigan
2163 Jolly Road
Okemos, MI   48864
(800) 241-MILK

*Michigan Dairy Council
2163 Jolly Road, Okemos, MI 48864 800-548-8097 or 517-349-8480. Ask for Deb Grischke. Speakers are provided for groups of 25 or more teachers.

Labs & Activities:

  • AIMS Activities - From Head to Toe
  • Kidspiration template "Food Pyramid"

Print Material:

  • The Human Body by Sally Morgan (Scholastic)
  • Why Don't Haircuts Hurt? by Melvin & Gilda Berger (Scholastic)
  • Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body
  • Easy Make & Learn Projects: Human Body (Grades 2-4)
    by Donald Silver, Patricia Wynne
  • The Body Book (Grades 3-6)
    by Donald M. Silver, Patricia J. Wynne, Don Silver, Pat Wynn

Field Trip:

IRC Activities: Check calendar frequently for new events.

Web Links

Recognize the basic functions of the six body systems. I / P Note: Chapter 2 in Unit F covers digestion.
Recognize parts and functions of the skeletal and muscular system. I / P
Recognize and identify the 5 food groups.P Unit F performance assessment: "What's for Lunch?"
Learn how group norms control the individual. I / P
Identify communicable diseases. I / P
NOTE: I / P is the first and only time this material is covered in elementary

Committee Members:
Holly Cook, Nancy Harris, Theresa Hasenauer, Beth Marshall, Alice Miller, Sandy Richards, and Debbie Slusher

Last Revised: Thu, Feb 5, 2004