# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant I Task 2006338488

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the basic structure and functions of each body system.


Identification should include the name of each body system:
  • Integumentary
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Cardiovascular
  • Respiratory
  • Nervous
  • Urinary
  • Reproductive
  • Circulatory
  • Lymphatic and immune
  • Digestive
  • Endocrine
  • Sensory

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the body systems? What are the functions of each?
  • Why is symmetry an important concept in anatomy?
  • What major organs are contained in each body cavity? Why is this information important to medical personnel?

Related Standards of Learning



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).



The student will investigate and understand life functions of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Key concepts include
  1. comparison of their metabolic activities;
  2. maintenance of homeostasis;
  3. how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans;
  4. human health issues, human anatomy, and body systems;
  5. how viruses compare with organisms; and
  6. evidence supporting the germ theory of infectious disease.

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Medical Terminology


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