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Lesson Plan Heart

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Lesson Plan
Week 4

Gain attention:
Show a visual image of the heart on the screen using the PowerPoint projector. Go to The students will be getting a new and different image of the heart. The anatomy will be reviewed by placing the pointer over different anatomical structures within the heart. The name of that structure will appear on the screen. This activity will also stimulate learning. 25 minutes

The student will be able to explain the flow of blood.

Learn the location, size, and position of the heart.
Identify the heart chambers, sounds, and valves.
Trace a drop of blood through the heart.
Describe the functions of the right and left side of the heart. Explain how myocardial infarction might occur.
5 minutes
Present the Information:
Lecture to class using PowerPoint slides for chapter 13 of their textbook. Use the overhead to present the slides.
60 minutes

Try Out Performance:
Given the information presented in the lecture and chapter 13, label a diagram of the heart. 25 minute
Given the information presented in the lecture and in chapter 13, list the blood flow through the heart. 25 minutes

Assess the performance:
Have the students complete a pre-test.

1.Each chamber of the heart is lined by a thin layer of smooth tissue known as the: a.endocardium
2.Which of the following is the atrioventricular valve that is located on the left side of the heart? a.pulmonary semilunar
b.aortic semilunar
3.Which of the following is on the left side of the heart? a.superior vena cava
b.tricuspid valve
c.inferior vena cava
d.systemic circulation
4.Another common term for a “heart attack” is:
b.myocardial infarction
c.angina pectoris