By Ms. Vena's 8th grade class, School 18
EXPLANATION OF
SUPPORTING
SECTION
CENTRAL IDEA
SUPPORTING IDEAS
DETAILS
TO CENTRAL IDEAS
It determines if osification
Checking bones to find the
They measure the end of
AGE
occurs to see if it was an
age of the person
the long bones
adult or child
If the pelvis & skull is missing they
They measure bones to
The pelvis & the shull are
GENDER
make a educational
tell the sex
the easiest
guess about the sex
Race is determined
They check the skin,
Race can be found by
RACE
many ways by how
eye color, cultures &
looking at the jaws and
they look
hair texture
skull structure
Measuring a long bone
With the age,
HEIGHT
Most human bodies
then using a mathematical
are proportionate
sex & race helps find the height
formula
The F.A. looks at bruising and if they
INDIVIDUAL
Studies victims bones &
The F.A determines the
hopes to discover the
person identity by looking for
were abused or had any illnesses to
CHARACT.
persons identity
individual characteristics
find the person identity
Charts made by students
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