This is Lesson 2 in the Teacher's Guide (pages 66-79).
Post vocabulary posters:
Do the Skeletal System & Joints Slide Shows (to the right).
Read SRB pages 1-5 together as a class.
Show the three joints from the kit. Show any iPad apps or websites that demonstrate joints.
Play Simon Says using the Skeleton as a guide.
Solve the riddles on pages 5-7 in partnerships.
Go over the answers.
Which joint is most important, 2nd, 3rd, etc.? Use the Intel Ranking Tool for this part of the lesson (this tool has been retired - sorry).
Your Team ID is your number in our classroom. Your Password is your number in our classroom!
Have students take a screenshot of our Rankings and answer the following questions in a blog entry entitled, "Which Joints Are Most Important?"
To move, many parts of our bodies must work together. Muscles move our skeletons by pulling on bones that meet at joints.
Optional (But fun!): Complete the following RAFT assignment: