Jefferson Elementary - An IB World School  Logo
Mission/Vision Our History Donors
Staff Teachers Health Office Library Learning Center Speech/Language
What Is IB? IB Links IB Program Units of Study Jaguars Make A Difference Discover World Languages Dance P.E. Program Structure 5th Grade International Baccalaureate Exhibition Programs
Attendance Hotline Before/After School Care Cafeteria Daily Schedule Parent Information School Flyers & Information Volunteer Title One Information
Donate Jefferson PTA Make Money for Jefferson S.O.S: Support Our School
Getting Started Transitional Kindergarten (TK) Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade Fifth Grade

A Journey Through the Digestive System

Race of the Johnny Cakes


You will be writing a newspaper article on the journey the Johnny Cakes take through the Digestive System…


You must include the following terms and in this order….Use your notes, textbook, and videos on homework website for more information.


Mouth, - where digestion begins

Teeth -  use action verbs

Salivary Glands – contains enzymes called amylase



Peristalsis -

Sphincter muscle -

Stomach – mention the three layers…the outer layer called the Serosa, the middle layer, and the inner layer called mucusa

Hydrochloric acid


Bile from liver

Small intestine – villi

Large intestine and bacteria

To be continued…..