Human Body

Lesson 14


Explain why the author says, “You need a variety of foods to keep your body in peak working condition” by describing the connection between a series of scientific ideas or concepts.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: First Human Body Encyclopedia  pp. 106 – 107

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Target Task


The author says, “You need a variety of foods to keep your body in peak working condition.” Explain what this means.

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Key Questions


  • What is the main topic of this section of the text? How do you know?
  • How do the images contribute to our understanding of the text?
  • What is the author trying to teach in the section "Sunshine Food"? Why?
  • What are food allergies?

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.2.3 — Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

  • RI.2.5 — Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

  • RI.2.7 — Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.