A cute, quick interactive PowerPoint activity you can use to teach basic categorization. Categorizaton is a crtical vocabualry skills that facilities vocabualry development and increases word retrieval and understanding of word relationships.
This activity consists of 20 pictures and 6 different categories. For the first set of slides, choose which gumball machine the picture belongs in. Click next to watch the gumball float to the target category.
For the second activity, students have the opportunity to name as many items as they can think of that go in each of the 6 categories.
Categories included in this activity: food, clothes, ocean animals, farm animals, vehicles, bugs/insects