- Kindergarten, First Grade
- 70 minutes
This simple lesson plan will help your students gain a basic understanding of different body parts.
Students will be able to identify some common body parts.
Introduction (10 minutes)
- Tell the students you are going to listen to a song to help them review their body parts.
- Play the My Body Parts Song video. Repeat the video if needed.
Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)
- Review body parts with the students. Go over parts that you feel weren't gone over in the body part song.
- Introduce the body tracing activity to the students.
Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (15 minutes)
- Have a student trace you on a piece of paper and help you label your body parts.
- Display you outline and review each body part—head , arms, legs, chest, hands, and feet—with the students.
Independent Working Time (20 minutes)
- Have students work in pairs and trace each other.
- Once they have traced each other, have them label their bodies.
- Enrichment: Have advanced students use the backs of their worksheets to write descriptions for what each body part does.
- Support: Give struggling students one-on-one assistance with identifying the different body parts.
Assessment (10 minutes)
- Have students complete the Your Body worksheet.
- Collect the worksheet once they're done working. Review it to assess their understanding.
Review and Closing (5 minutes)
- Display students' work on the walls of the classroom.