The Digestive System Complete Unit | Digestive System Worksheets and Assessment



Are you teaching the digestive system but having trouble finding kid-friendly, engaging text, digestive system worksheets, activities, a digestive system assessment, and diagrams? This complete 10 day unit includes everything you need to teach your upper elementary students about the digestive body system. Both a print and interactive digital version made for Google slides are included.

Lessons cover parts of the digestive system, functions of the digestive system, digestion, organs, waste, and digestive health. Students will love the fun, engaging activities provided. You will love that activities are low to no-prep and completely planned out for you!

What does a lesson look like? Daily lessons include an objective, learning through videos and/ or the included informational fact book, hands-on activities, and daily exit slip to assess student understanding.

Digital Version:

Everything you need for an engaging, interactive digital unit is included. Lessons have been divided into units, making it easy to assign and complete activities based on objectives. This unit was designed in a way for students to guide themselves through learning, making it easy for the teacher. The unit has been made for use with Google Slides and Google forms (included end of unit quiz.)



  • Link to interactive digital version made for Google slides
  • 10 days of lesson plans: lesson plans and needed resources are included for easy implementation
  • Digestive System Videos: 2 posters included with links to digestive system videos (one with QR codes and one with website links)
  • Video viewing guide: Fill out this viewing guide graphic organizer while watching any of the digestive system videos
  • 18 color Digestive System vocabulary posters: Includes words digestive system, digestion, saliva, digestive tract, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, glucose, mouth, esophagus, stomach, kidney, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, colon, stool, bladder
  • Digestive System fact book: 6 pages of text including the following topics- digestive system facts, digestion, parts of the digestive system, waste, digestive health
  • vocabulary foldables: 3 foldables are included to cover all vocabulary words. Foldables can be glued into a science notebook or stapled to keep in a folder.
  • Parts of the Digestive System foldable: Create a foldable about the parts of the digestive system. Perfect to glue into a science notebook or digestive system lapbook
  • Parts of the Digestive System diagrams: Color and black/ white versions available. Fill in the blank diagrams for students to complete.
  • Intestines Diagrams: Color and black/ white versions available. Fill in the blank diagrams for students to complete.
  • Daily exit slips: Exit slips are included for 9 days of the unit to review what was learned.
  • Explanatory Writing: Digestive system functions explanatory writing prompt, graphic organizer, and writing page
  • Digestive system cause and effect: Use the informational text to fill in the cause and effect graphic organizers
  • A Healthy Digestive System: Cut and paste statements about the digestive system as healthy or unhealthy
  • Swallowing informational text: Text and text-dependent questions. Context clues vocabulary page also included.
  • Coloring Notes: 6 different coloring notes pages included. (graphic organizers meet coloring pages) the mouth, esophagus, stomach, large intestine, and small
  • What body part am I?: Cut and paste body part names to match its description
  • Digestive System Facts Puzzle: Answer interesting facts about the digestive system using the code.
  • Digestive system word search: Search for digestive system vocabulary. Perfect for early finisher activity.
  • Sentence Writing: Use the two vocabulary words to write a factual sentence about the digestive system.
  • Descriptive Writing: Describe the journey through the body with writing prompts, graphic organizers, and writing page
  • Digestive System Research: Research the answer to some pondering questions about the digestive system. Write your findings in a paragraph.
  • Task Cards: 32 Task Cards to review the digestive system and recording page
  • Digestive system project: Digestive system project choice board and rubric (great as a culminating assessment of the unit)


What teachers like you are saying…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Leanne said, “Great resource filled with LOTS of info and laid out so simple to use. Love your doodle notes pages! These sum up the child’s learning in a fun visually appealing format and a great teaching tool for future study techniques. Thanks for putting this together! :)”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Delaney said, “Yet another great human body resource. My kids love the depth and rigor of this set. They are learning so much without even knowing it.”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pat P. said, “Love this resource and ended up purchasing all of the “systems”. Very thorough and matched really well with the Ontario Human Body Curriculum. My students were very engaged and I loved that there was a good mixture or readings, cut and paste, matching activities.”


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