Big Ideas: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology / Structure and Function††
Essential Questions: What systems form and control the structures and systems of the human body?
Vocabulary: cartilage, bone, marrow, osteocytes, joints, ligament, muscle fiber, actin, myosin, tendon, PNS, CNS, dendrite, axon synapses, neuron, epidermis, dermis
Month Content Skills Asessment Standards Instructional Activities,
Strategies, and Differentiation
September Histology: Formative: (AP.4.1-AP.4.5, AP.5.1-AP.5.6, AP.6.1-AP.6.10, AP.3.1-AP.3.4) Provide Topic Reading Assignments and Vocabulary List†††
* Muscle (Types: Skeletal, Cardiac, Smooth; Anatomy/Structure) Observe and identify various tissues including: muscle, nerve, epithelial, and blood tissue. Student Partipiation and Dialog Deliver Information via Lecture, Discussion and Handouts
* Nerve (Types: Sensory, Motor, Association; Anatomy/Structure/Disease/Impulse) Create models that simulate various cells / tissues of the human body. Study Guide Assignments Process Standards: Use Technology (ie Simulations/Illustrations/Videos), Various Manipulatives and Word Play
* Epithelial (Layers: Subcutaneous, Epidermis, Dermis; Conditions; Membranes: Cutaneous, Mucosa, Serosa) Create a portfolio and video showing members encountering five main tissues inside of a human body (Webquest). Lab Practicles and/or Projects Offer Review Opportunities (Study Guides and Study Sessions)
Chapter Quizzes [x] SEPS.2 Developing and Using Models and Tools Supplement Topic Discussion with Labs/Projects/Demonstrations
Visit ( for Further Details and Information with Regards to the Curriculum†† Reading / Vocabulary Exam [x] SEPS.3 Constructing and Performing Investigations
Visit ( for Further Details and Information on Indiana Standards [x] SEPS.4 Analyzing and Interpreting Data
Summative: [x] SEPS.5 Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking
Chapter Exam [x] SEPS.6 Constructing Explanations
[x] SEPS.7 Engaging in Argument from Evidence
[x] SEPS.8 Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Info
Literacy Standards:
[x] LST.1 Learning Outcomes:
Read and comprehend science and technical texts††
independently and proficiently and write effectively for a variety
of discipline-secific tasks, purposes, and audiences
[x] LST.2 Key Ideas and Textual Support
Extract and construct meaning from science and technical texts††
using a variety of comprehension skills
[x] LST.3 Structural Elements and Organization
Build understanding of science and technical texts, using††
knowledge of structural organization and authorís purpose and††
[x] LST.4 Synthesis and Connection of Ideas
Build understanding of science and technical texts by
synthesizing and connecting ideas and evaluating specific
[x] LST.5 Writing Genres
Write for different purposes and to specific audiences or people
[x] LST.6 The Writing Process
Produce coherent and legible documents by planning, drafting,
revising, editing, and collaborating with others