# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354701

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system.

Definition

Identification should include
  • two divisions of the skeleton
  • types, structures, functions, and formation of bones
  • three types of muscle tissue, their characteristics, and their functions.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the basic unit of muscle tissue?
  • How would you distinguish among the three types of muscle tissue, and how would you summarize the functions of each type?
  • What are the major muscles of the body, and where are they located?
  • How are muscles attached to bones?
  • How would you differentiate between antagonistic muscles and synergistic muscles?
  • What is the role of the nervous system in muscle function?
  • What are the energy sources for muscle contraction?
  • What would you recommend to minimize the effects of aging on the muscular system?
  • How are bones formed?
  • What are the functions of bones?
  • What are the types of joints and their actions?
  • How are bones connected to bones?
  • How are muscles attached to bones?
  • How do muscles and bones work together for movement of the human body?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Science

BIO.4d

The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
d. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;

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