Human Body

Lesson 8

Objective

Explain what things can go wrong during digestion and why by describing the connection between a series of scientific ideas or concepts.

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Target Task

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What things can go wrong during digestion? Make sure to use specific vocabulary in your answer.

Mastery Response

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Key Questions

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  • When might a person vomit?

  • Why does a person vomit?

  • What does it mean if a person feels nauseated?

  • What is heartburn? How is it caused? How can you prevent heartburn?

  • What is an ulcer?

  • What is indigestion?

  • What are some of the different reasons people have gas in their digestive track?

  • Add other spiraling questions if needed: What is the main topic of X section? How do you know? What question did the author want to answer by writing this section of the text?

Vocabulary

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vomit

contract

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