16 CHAPTER 1
Meet with children in small groups. Explain that they are to come up with a
way to show other children in the class what they have learned about bodies.
They can create and sing a song, make a book and show it, draw a picture
and tell about it, present a puppet show, or use any other ideas they have. As-
sure them that you will provide materials and help them. Support each group,
asking questions to help children focus on the content about body parts, pro-
tecting their bodies, and accepting differences in others. Arrange a time for
each group to share their experiences. Film the activity so children can watch
themselves, and make the recording available to their families.
materials identified by children, a video camera, and a viewing device for
Invite another class or family mem-
bers to see the creations children
have made to demonstrate their
understanding of body parts.
ALE Let children use a computer or an
application on a multi-touch mobile
device to write and illustrate a book
about body parts.
Ask children, one at a time, to play
“school” with you. Let them know
you want to be the student and that
you want them to teach you about
body parts. As you play, evaluate
what each child knows.
ALE Place pictures of body parts in a box.
Ask each child to take a picture out
of the box and then share what the
body part is and how to take care