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Heart Disease - Digital Science Reading Article - Grades 5-7

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Heart Disease - Digital Science Reading Article (Grades 5-7)

This highly informative, accessible and versatile educational resource is perfect for teaching students about the various facets of heart disease. Seamlessly blending science with literacy, this interdisciplinary learning experience is targeted at Grades 5-7 but can also be an invaluable asset for older students in need of a foundational understanding.

What Does This Resource Cover?

  • Understanding Heart Disease: Explains what heart disease actually involves.
  • Causes: Discusses the major causes of this condition.
  • Symptoms: Describes visible signs and symptoms to look out for.
  • Diagnostics: Explores diagnostic tests used by medical professionals.
  • Treatments & Prevention:: Provides information on current treatment options & effective preventive strategies


Promoting Scientific Literacy

A standout characteristic of this tool lies in its promotion of scientific literacy within the context of heart health. It uses a science-based document as an avenue to foster reading comprehension, thus helping learners develop crucial life skills like improved scientific knowledge, enhanced literacy abilities and proficient interpretation and understanding of specialized content.

Versatility: Adaptable Across Various Teaching Settings

  • This can easily be integrated into whole group lessons or used in small group discussions.

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    The accompanying Microsoft Word files and PDF versions ensure easy accessibility.

Additional Features :Extensive Application & Hands-on Engagement

This can effectively be used as an emergency substitute plan, or as an extension activity for faster-paced students. Moreover, the set of accompanying questions ensures active student engagement at varying proficiency levels - they range from straightforward recollections to higher level analytical queries that push critical thinking abilities.Typically taking around 40-60 minutes.

In Conclusion:

The Heart Disease - Digital Science Reading Article (Grades 5-7) is a complete guide towards delivering a comprehensive and captivating insight into human health and heart physiology. Not only does it supplement the existing curriculum beautifully, it also greatly nurtures scientific literacy among learners thus contributing significantly in creating well-informed,responsible global citizens.

What's Included

1 zip file with:

-Reading passage as a DOC and PDF

-Comprehension questions w/ Answer Key

-Google Reading Access PDF

The reading looks at:

- What heart disease is

- Causes of heart disease

- Signs and symptoms

- Testing for heart disease

- Problems caused by heart disease

- Treatments

- Preventions

Resource Tags

heart disease causes symptoms diagnosis treatment

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