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unit 2
13 Instructional days (13 hours)

The Human Body


This domain provides students with a basic introduction to the human body. Students will be introduced to a network of body systems, comprised of organs that work together to perform a variety of vitally important jobs. Students will learn about the fundamental parts and functions of five body systems: skeletal, muscular, digestive, circulatory, and nervous. This domain also focuses on care and maintenance of the human body. Students will learn how germs can cause disease, as well as how to help stop the spread of germs.


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Bilingual Language Progressions

These resources, developed by the New York State Education Department, provide standard-level scaffolding suggestions for English Language Learners (ELLs) to help them meet grade-level demands. Each resource contains scaffolds at multiple levels of language acquisition and describes the linguistic demands of the standards to help ELA teachers as well as ESL/bilingual teachers scaffold content for their English learning students.


From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 1 ELA Domain 2: The Human Body. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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