Classifying and Describing Fishing

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Speech Time Fun
Grade Levels
PreK - 3rd
Formats Included
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19 pages
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Grab your store-bought magnetic fishing poles or grab your DIY fishing pole! This activity will be engaging and motivating while practicing your vocabulary and describing goals. If you have students who love outdoor activities like fishing, then they'll adore this fun lesson in your speech room!


What awesome resources are included?
★ Classifying prompts visual
★ Sentence strips
★ Category, function, and description sorting cards are provided to use with the fish
★ Review worksheets


How can you use this product?
★ Give each student a fish bowl.
★ Print and laminate the fish. You can add a magnet to the back (or even a paper clip) and use a magnetic fishing pole.
★ Place all fish in the center or on the floor. Students can pick a fish or use the fishing pole to “catch” a fish. Students must use the classifying prompts visual provided in order to put the fish into their fish bowl.
★ If students “catch” the “bonus turn” fish, they can get an extra turn.
★ The student with the most fish in their fish bowl at the end of the game is the winner.


What are other customers saying about this product?
"This is a really fun activity for my kids working on vocabulary and descriptors. They have really enjoyed it!"

"Helpful to learn different categorization techniques."

"Love love love this activity. Perfect for my group sessions!"


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Total Pages
19 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).


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