SCIENCE HEALTH IV
1.1 Identify some bones that make up the skeletal system.
II. Subject Matter
Topic: The skeletal System
A. Science Concept/Idea:
Skeletal system is the framework of our body; it consists of all the bones in the human body.
B. Science Process: Identifying, Inferring, Observing
C. Material: Illustration of skeletal system, a poster or model of a skeleton
D. References: PELC grade VI 1.1 any book in science
E. New Words: framework, skeletal system, backbone, skeleton
F. Background Information for the teacher (BIT)
The skeleton is like a frame. It gives your body shape and support. It supports you body as you move. Some bones protect some vital parts or internal organs of your body.
III. Learning Activities
A. Review of the past lesson
Review the three main parts of the human body – the head, the trunk, and the limbs
B. Unlocking difficulties
Framework, skeletal system, backbone, skeleton
(Let the children stand up and sing the song “My toes my knees”)
In our song we’ve touched those parts mentioned.
How does it feel, soft or hard?
What makes a person stand?
Today we will take up bones that make up our skeletal system.
Choose a partner. Let your partner touch your body from head to toes, identifying each
Part touched and let yourself do your partner did to you.
Present the illustration of the skeletal system and let the pupils verify if they have identified the parts correctly.
Identify the different parts of the skeletal system using the illustration
Ask these questions:
1. What is skeletal system? / What are the bones that make up the skeletal system?
2. What are the parts of the skeletal system? / What do you think had helped you to easily identify bones that make up the skeletal system?
Let the pupils identify the parts of skeletal systems through a game.
a. Call on one pupil to be the leader.
The leader says: skull, skull, skull (pointing to the skull) (pause) shoulder (printing to the shoulder to trick the other pupils) b. The leader checks if the pupils were able to point to their shoulder correctly. 1.
c. The leader continuous the game by substituting these parts until the pupils has mastered the parts of the skeletal system.
Respect for one’s body.
Why do you think bones are important?
Directions: Select the letter of the best answer.
1. Which of these bones looks like a cage?
c. backbone d. skull
2. Which is the largest bone in the body?
C. shoulder bone
D. leg bone
3. This bone protects our brain.
4. Bone that found in the center of your back.
A. mandible B. skull C. vertebrae
5. Which of the following is not a function of the skeletal system?
A. protects delicate organs of the body
B. supports the body
C. transports food to the different parts of the body
D. enables the body to move
1.2 Explain how the skeletal system gives the body form, shape and support.
II. Subject Matter
How the skeletal system gives the body form, shape and support.
A. Materials: pictures or drawing, pair of scissors, paste, barbecue sticks, Styrofoam
Science and Health 4
Any Science Book
PELC 1.2 grade IV
The skeletal system is made up of the different bones of the body. It gives shape and form to the body. It also serves as muscle attachment, which is use in the execution of the body movements. D. Values: care for the bones
What will you do to protect your bones?
E. Skills: inferring, observing
Meaning of skeleton, bones
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