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Senses
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Senses

This unit helps students explore how and why humans use their five senses. It addresses the body parts used for each sense, as well as how these senses communicate with the brain to make meaning of the incoming information. The unit also addresses how each sense keeps us safe.

Process Activities


Identifying Substances by Smell

Senses Poster

Sensory Deprivation

FOCUS Books

Supporting Materials

Show Me Only
Activities
Additional Reading
Comprehension Support
Vocabulary

Science Videos

Food Flavor Mystery Solved

Career Files

K-9 Police Officer; Optometrist; Perfume Maker; Sign Translator

Quick Reads

How Animals Smell
low
How Animals Smell
mid
How Animals Smell
high
Optical Illusions
low
Optical Illusions
mid
Optical Illusions
high
Soft to the Touch
low
Soft to the Touch
mid
Soft to the Touch
high

Concept Books

All Senses Concept Books

Retelling Rubrics

Nonfiction Retelling Rubric

Vocabulary Cards

Word Work

Crossword; Fill in the Blank; Wordplay

Book Assembly


Single-Sided Concept


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Double-Sided Concept


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