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Bones

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Learner Outcome Content Learning Strategy

Establish prior knowledge.

bones

Full Option Science System (FOSS):
Human Body

Brainstorm:
Create a KWL chart

Bones
Activity 1, Part 1, Step 1


Students describe movements of the body while jumping rope.

bones in motion

FOSS:
Human Body

Bones
Activity 1,
Part 1-4
Counting Bones

Students observe the movement of the body while jumping rope.

Assessment:
Discuss observations - report on the parts of the body that came into action.


Students work in groups to determine the number of bones in their own bodies.

human skeleton

FOSS:
Human Body

Bones
Activity 1, Part 1,
Steps 5-10
Counting Bones

Students locate the major bones in their bodies (hand, arm, foot, leg, head, and torso).

Assessment:
Create a class chart. Tally the bones in the whole skeleton.


Compare the bone counts to 206.

human skeleton

FOSS:
Human Body

Bones
Activity 1, Part 1,
Steps 11-14
Counting Bones

Recount bones with the "Bone Posters." Revise the "Total Bone Count."

Assessment:
Record the number of bones they count in the appropriate part of the "Counting Bones Sheet."


Learn the name, location, and orientation of the most important bones in the human skeleton.

human skeleton

FOSS:
Human Body

Bones
Activity 1, Part 2,
Steps 15-20
Counting Bones

Students will assemble a 19-piece articulated model skeleton.

Assessment:
Students will compare the illustration on the student sheet to their puzzles, and make corrections to the puzzles if necessary. Students will answer reflective questions on bones.
pg. 9

Assemble Bonita:
Human Body
Extensions and Applications
pg. 10

Measure Bones:
Human Body
Mathematics Development
pg. 10

Get Other Bones:
Human Body
Extensions and Applications
pg. 10

Sing Along:
Language Development
pg. 10

Read:Language Development
pg. 10
Read about other skeletons

Write:
Language Development
pg. 10
Write a bone story.

Surround the Joint
Language Development
pg. 10

Play:
Language Development
pg. 10
Play bone tag.

Take the Hard Out; Investigate Tiny Bones in Owls

Pellets
Make a Bone Museum
Look at X Rays
Extensions and Applications
pg. 11