1 2 3 4 5 Did You Know? • There are 60 million women in the U.S. of child-bearing age. • There are 6 million births in the U.S. each year. • There are 600,000 miscarriages annually. • 14.5% of pregnant women experience one or more complications. • 2.5 % of babies born suffer a birth defect. Statistical Source - CDC It is very important to understand the need for prenatal care and the biological process of pregnancy. To help you learn about pregnancy keep in mind these questions: How long does pregnancy last? What are some possible complications during pregnancy? What can a woman do to have a healthy pregnancy? Image Source: Clipart.com 6 Next 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next Review, in detail, the following informational sources on the stages of pregnancy and fetal development. Westside Pregnancy Clinic From Bellies to Babies & Beyond StorkNet Prenatal Care & Tests Complications Click the infographic to the right for the most common symptoms of pregnancy Image Source: Inforgraphics Archive 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next Prepare a PowerPoint presentation on the trimesters of pregnancy using the informational from the previous slide. (The link leads to a prepared template.) Use the following rubric to assess your work. Image Source: Power Point Clip Art 1 2 3 4 5 Not all pregnancies go smoothly, complete the assessment on possible complications during pregnancy. (Click the icon below to access the document.) Image Source: nursingcrib.com Click Me 6 Next 1 2 3 4 5 Girl or Boy? Conjoined Twins – World Book Students Twins – BrainPop Activity - Vocabulary Image Source: bestoftwins.com & Power Point Clip Art 6 Next 1 BCPS Curriculum Health grade 8 Indicator: Students will examine the structure and function of the human reproductive systems, conception, fetal development, birth, and infant care to make informed decisions. Objective: 8.3.8. Students will explore pregnancy in order to determine the stages of fetal development. Maryland State Curriculum VSC Standard: 4.0. Students will demonstrate the ability to use human development knowledge, social skills, and health enhancing strategies to promote positive relationships and health growth and development throughout the life cycle. VSC Indicator: 4.8.5. Explain the gestation process of fetal development and maternal changes. Common Core State Standards Reading: 1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Writing: 7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation. Standards for the 21st Century Learner 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g. textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning. 2.1.3 Use strategies to draw conclusions from information and apply knowledge to curricular areas, real-world situations, and further investigations. Maryland Technology Literacy Standards for Students 3.0: Use a variety of technologies for learning and collaboration. 2 3 4 5 6 Time Frame: 2 45 minutes class periods Differentiation: Direct students to use comprehension tools included in databases, such as: audio read-aloud, labeled reading levels, and embedded dictionaries. Learning Styles: Visual Notes to the teacher: 1. Make sure all computers have internet access and Power Point installed 2. Make sure you have access to a printer 3. The rubric for the power point is included in the power point as well Last updated: July 2013 Created by Angela Sofinowski, Library Media Specialist BCPS Slam Dunk Research Model, Copyright 2013, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. The models may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly. This lesson is based on Jamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Lesson module.