# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 941435436

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the major structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system.

Definition

Identification should include
  • the names and locations of the major structures of the system
  • the basic functions of the system
  • the basic function of each structure.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the two major divisions of the skeleton, and which bones are included in each division?
  • What is the basic structure/composition of bone?
  • What are the main functions of bones?
  • How are bones attached to other bones?
  • How can red bone marrow and yellow bone marrow be differentiated?
  • What are the five divisions of the vertebral column?
  • What would you recommend to minimize the effects of aging on the human skeleton?
  • How would you describe the different muscle and joint movements?
  • What are some of the effects of aging on the musculoskeletal system?
  • What are some ways to reduce the effects of aging on the human skeleton?
  • What are the differences between flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, and circumduction?
  • What signs and symptoms should be reported?
  • What actions can a home health aide take to help prevent problems with the musculoskeletal system?
  • What are some age-related changes to the musculoskeletal system?

Related Standards of Learning

English

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.4

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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