Students will demonstrate movements as directed by the instructor.
- “Medal of Honor” or other prize created by the teacher
Explain to the students that a component of being in the military is being able to follow commands quickly and accurately.
Explain that they will be playing a game that has the same rules as Simon Says, with the exception that Simon will be called Sergeant.
Explain that during training, military men and women follow the drills commanded by a drill sergeant. The drill sergeant expects the trainees to listen carefully to commands and demonstrate the movements quickly and accurately.
Explain to the students that you will expect the same as you play the game.
The teacher will call out commands for students to demonstrate.
Optional: Have students research drill commands and play sergeant says using military movements such as about face.
Optional: The winner may be presented with a “Medal of Honor” or other prize created by the teacher.
Use a checklist to determine student accuracy of each drill.