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1 Action plan Oct 2011 Science (Types of teeth)
By: Humaira Faisal

2 Short term goals To teach that proper dental hygiene will help prevent tooth decay and gum diseases To promote healthy eating habits which lead to healthy teeth. Define different types of teeth and the purpose of each Humans have four types of teeth and they are the lasting features of mammal species.

3 Long term goals Teeth play an important role in digestion, speech and overall health/appearance of a person. By taking care or our teeth and gums today, you can keep your mouth healthy and protect tooth decay or can keep gums healthy and teeth strong in the long run.

4 Instructional strategies
The teacher will first explain terms hygiene, dental, floss and classification Will show the class a dental chart showing the all 4 kinds of human teeth. Will ask the class to match the teeth types to animals as well. The teacher will explain and purpose of each type of teeth in detail.

5 Anticipated problems & solutions
The teacher will draw and define each type of teeth with details Would tell them different ways to keep teeth and gums healthy Will tell the class that animal teeth are classified according to their diet Problems The children may be unaware of all types of teeth and function of each They may not know how to maintain good dental hygiene They may not know that animals have similar teeth types

6 Understanding & remembering
Your teeth look different from one another because they are designed to do different things. Teeth help you chew your food, making it easier to digest. Each type of tooth has a slightly different shape and performs a different job.

7 Understanding There are four different types of teeth in the mouth of an adult human. The complete dentition of an adult person has 32 teeth. The adult human teeth show a morphology mainly differentiated by the shape of their upper surface (crown) and the number of the tooth

8 (Comprehension) Types of teeth

9 Blooms taxonomy

10 Analysis The outer layer of your teeth, enamel, is the hardest part of your body. What's the difference between "baby" teeth and permanent teeth? At between six and ten months of age, most infants begin to get their "baby" teeth.

11 Analysis

12 Analysis Incisors You have eight incisors. They are in the front and the teeth you see the most. They are made for tearing food. Canines These are the pointy teeth right beside your incisors. You have four of these. They are for grasping and tearing food . When you bite into a piece of pizza, the incisors and canines work together to cut the cheese away!

13 Analysis Premolars These are the next teeth you find as you go back along your teeth. They are the flat, stubby teeth that grind food down for swallowing Molars Molars are behind premolars. They are wide and flat, perfect for grinding up food.

14 Timeline Week1: Introduction/explanation/comprehension/ assessing data
Analyzing and evaluation of information

15 Evaluation

16 Evaluation/assessing data
Q.1: Name the four types of teeth. Q.2: What is the difference between milk and permanent teeth. Q.3: Draw and label a diagram of teeth. Q.4: How can you maintain healthy gums and proper dental hygiene?

17 Conclusion By the end of the lesson the class will be able to identify the four types of teeth. They will also learn about the difference in milk teeth and permanent teeth. The students will remember that maintaining good dental hygiene is a must!

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