Have you been spooked by the spooky skilenton? The poorly-spelled copypasta , accompanied by a dancing ASCII ghoul, has been knocking around online since roughly , appearing on Steam's forums before migrating to YouTube and Twitch. The Spooky Skelinton is only one of an army of undead memes which populate the web. Today skeletons are no longer hidden in closets, or confined safely to the grave. They're all over the internet, singing, dancing, and acting as memetic memento mori. Skeletons are a meme in the purest sense: They continue to self-replicate without growing outdated. But why is it that they keep coming back? Do they address our fears of mortality, in a culture fixated on youth and everything new? Do they reveal that the one thing which unites us online is our mortality?
Your Super Skeleton!
Sharing Diversity Through The Arts
Read the book: Dem Bones by Bob Barner. Book: Dem Bones. Cut out the Skeleton Number Puzzle pieces. Visual discrimination helps a child to see subtle differences between objects or pictures.
Dem Bones is an exploration of the human skeletal system, using the well-known folk song 'Dem Bones. We agree with Publisher's Weekly, who called this book a "clever anatomy lesson. It's short! The first time, maybe just read the words of the song and show the great collage art. Then, on the second round, you can read the descriptions of the bones. Descriptions talk about the movement of the bone, so in the second read through you could have the students make the movement themselves. Read-Aloud vs.
Posted by: Sing Books with Emily on: August 27, The lyrics and musical accompaniment are just about as varied as the title. Interpretation and improvisation are totally appropriate when it comes to a song like this.