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Students play a “Simon Says Name That Bone” game in this lesson
P.E. & Health, Science
Title – Dem Bones
By – Amber
Primary Subject – Science
Secondary Subjects – PE-Health
Grade Level – 4-5
Time Frame: 30 minutes
Dem Bones tradebook
, by Bob Barner
STANDARD 3: LIFE SCIENCE – Experiences in grades 3-5 will allow all students to build an understanding of biological concepts through direct experience with living things, their life cycles, and their habitats.
Benchmark 1: Grade 3 and 4 students will develop a knowledge of organisms in their environment.
- Indicator 1: The students will compare and contrast structural characteristics and functions of different organisms.
- Benchmark 1: Grade 3 and 4 students will develop a knowledge of organisms in their environment.
, leaving out the musical lyrics.
Modifications: If the game finishes early, more rounds of Simon Says can be played. Students may also journal what they learned from the game.
ESL Modification: The picture book, overhead, and posters being used are a useful tool that promotes visual learning. The transparency of the skeleton is available in Spanish.