Classifying Chemical Reactions Card Sort | Types of Chemical Reactions Activity

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  1. These chemistry card sort activities are a great alternative to chemistry worksheets. Card sorts are a fun chemistry activity for chemistry review or chemistry practice. Card sorts are engaging chemistry activities in an Intro to Chemistry class, a Basic Chemistry class, or an Honors Chemistry class
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Classifying chemical reactions with this Types of Chemical Reactions card sort is a fun and engaging activity. Students classify six types of reactions: synthesis reactions, decomposition reactions, single replacement reactions, double displacement reactions, combustion reactions, and neutralization reactions.

This easy-to-use 54-card classifying chemical reactions card sort is a great way to help students master identifying the types of chemical reactions. Just copy, laminate, and cut, and these versatile cards will add variety, engagement, and differentiation to your classroom and lessons.

Using A Card Sort

There are a variety of ways to use a card sort:

  • Preview—Working in groups, as an introduction to the lesson, students can sort these cards based on their prior experience. Use with or without the Category and Definition cards to change the difficulty of the activity based on your students abilities.
  • Practice—After teaching your students about classifying matter, students can work individually or in groups to practice classifying matter.
  • Review—These cards are great any time you feel your students need to review this skill.
  • Games—Whether you play Quiz, Quiz, Trade or a rousing game of trashketball, these cards are the perfect addition.


  • Six category cards (All cards are included in color, grayscale, and blackline)
  • Six definition cards
  • Six generic formula cards
  • Thirty-six example chemical equations (6 per reaction type)
  • Task Card Answer Sheet (with answer key)
  • Task Card Answer Cards (4/page)





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Total Pages
54 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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