Category Word Sorts encourage students to apply their decoding skills while using critical thinking and comprehension to categorize words.
Categories in this collection include:
April Fools'/Hero Things/Sounds
Plant Things/Soft Things/Round Things
Tree Things/Black Things/Sticky Things
Students are encouraged to explain why they chose to place words in certain categories. Some words purposefully fit into more than one category.
This activity works great as a whole class, small group or literacy station activity.
Be creative! Try using triple Venn diagrams to challenge advanced learners!
Includes 4 word sorts.
(Balanced Literacy, Making Words, April Fools' Day, Easter, Arbor Day, Trees, Plants, Weather, Early Literacy, Center Ideas, Guided Reading, Four Blocks, Vocabulary)