Fourth 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 Unit Labs & Activities
  • Guest Speaker: School Nurse--Dicussions on AIDS, Personal Hygiene, Lice, Nutrition
  • Interactive PowerPoint for children on the Food Pyramid


Print Material:

Field Trips:

IRC Activities: Check calendar frequently for new events.

  • Cooties Palm Pilot Activity

Units of Practice:

Web Links:

Apple Learning Interchange-Technology Rich Lessons


Kid's Food Cyber Club

The Food Guide Pyramid

Fast Food Facts

Infection, Detection, Protection

Germs & the Body

You are What You Eat Webquest

Food Pyramid Webquest

Describe the five-food pyramid Use the Food Pyramid Webquest as an assessment
Know about the immune system Discovery Works Teacher's Guide F63 Build Your Portfolio Activity:

Students draw skin, saliva, mucus, tears, sneezes, eyelashes, fevers, and the immune system as lines of defense. Students might also create companion drawings of ways people can help protect their bodies from disease, such as eating well, exercising, getting enough sleep, staying clean, seeing a doctor, and taking medicine when it is needed, etc.

Committee Members: Cheryl Cardamone, Holly Contesti, Cheryl Hewitt, Jennifer Jenkins, Pat Massimino, Brad Suggs, Jacki Zawierucha

Last Revised: Thu, Feb 5, 2004