Writing an Essay - The Circulatory System

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Length of Time
1 hour

In this lesson, students will write an essay on the circulatory system.

This lesson is for fifth graders.


Students will learn:
About the circulatory system
To write an essay on the circulatory system

Materials Needed

Science Book
Note cards to take notes during reading
Notebook paper to write the information
Pencils and Erasers or Pens and Whiteouts


First, you will have the students gather information about the circulatory system.

As they read in their science book about the circulatory system, they will take notes on the important facts.

Then, they will look at their notes and organize them into an outline before they write their paper.

After they have their outlines written, they are ready to write their essay on the circulatory system.


You can grade them on the accuracy of the information on the circulatory system they included in their paper.

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