Category Word Sorts encourage students to apply their decoding skills while using critical thinking and comprehension to categorize words.
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 6 word sorts.
Skills: High Frequency Words (Colors, Numbers, Months, Family)
CVC, simple blends, digraphs /ch/, /sh/, /th/, /ck/, /ng/, R-Controlled, simple long vowel patterns, compound words
(Balanced Literacy, Making Words, Halloween, Early Literacy, Center Ideas, Guided Reading, Four Blocks, Vocabulary, Bats)
Category Word Sorts (Level 1) - October
by Sloan Standridge
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