What is a Coronavirus Mini-Lesson for Grades 5 thru 12
What is the Corona Virus?
Common Human Corona Viruses typically cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory illnesses like the common cold or pneumonia or bronchitis in more severe cases. Most people will catch a coronavirus at some point in their lives and these sicknesses typically last a few days. More severe types of the virus include SARS and MERS can lead to death. Symptoms include: runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat, and fever.
This complete mini-lesson includes a worksheet that explains what a Coronavirus is, has a color-coded diagram of a typical Corona Virus, explains symptoms of someone infected with a Corona Virus, and explains how someone can reduce the risk of becoming infected as well as how to treat a common Corona Virus infection. Included in this mini-lesson is a cloze reading activity with an answer sheet, and an exit ticket for a quick formative assessment.
Included in this complete No-Prep Lesson!
- Teacher Lesson Guide
- Interactive Notebook Vocabulary Cut and Paste Graphic Organizer
- 10 Question MC Quiz
- KWL Chart Activity
- Google Slide presentation with student fill-in-the-blank notes
- Google Slide Presentation – Peardeck Version (added 12/13/20)
- CLOZE Reading Activity with color-coded Coronavirus Illustration
- Optional 2nd CLOZE Reading Activity
- Exit Ticket for a quick formative assessment
- Answer Keys for all handouts and activities!
Google Slide Presentation with Student Fill-in-the-Blank Notes & Answer Key
Slide 2 – Explains what a Coronavirus is
Slide 3 – Explains the typical Coronavirus Structure
Slide 4 – Explains the life cycle of a Coronavirus
Slide 5 – Explains the common symptoms of a Coronavirus infection
Slide 6 – Explains how the typical Coronavirus is spread
Slide 7 – Explains how to protect yourself from a Coronavirus infection
Slide 8 – Explains how to treat a Coronavirus infection
What a virus is
Examples of Coronaviruses: SARS,MERS, COVID-19
Symptoms of a Coronavirus infection
Treatment of a Coronavirus infection
Prevention of a Coronavirus infection
How a human body cell is infected by a Coronavirus
included in your purchase are Google Doc & Google Slide versions of all of the above handouts, a google form CLOZE Reading Quiz, a google form Exit Ticket, and a google form 10 Question MC Quiz! All 3 of these assessments are auto-grading so you can import grades with the click of a mouse!
Peardeck version of Google Slide Presentation is included in the Digital Version! Peardeck turns a boring slide presentation into an engaging interactive lesson. Monitor students responses from the Peardeck Teacher Dashboard while you are presenting the lesson or you can make the Peardeck Student self-paced and students complete the Peardeck independently. Teachers can review student responses real-time or later from the Peardeck website.