Learning about parts of speech
helps make children better speakers and writers. In this set, 1st and 2nd graders sort words into nouns
, and adjectives
. They practice reading and spelling as they place words in the appropriate columns on the worksheet.
is an excellent activity for children because it encourages brain development!
Sorting by part of speech is just one of many ways to categorize words. Thinking about words in different ways encourages mental flexibility
in youngsters. See related resources below.
The sorting activity has the following benefits:
→Develops understanding of parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives).
→Shows students that words can be categorized in different ways.
→Encourages reading and spelling development.
→Provides background skills for composing sentences.
This set includes:
→a worksheet for writing parts of speech (in color and b & w)
→three mixed sets of nouns, verbs, and adjectives (grouped by reading level)
→an answer key
→a Noun, Verb, Adjective poster with examples (in color and b & w)
You can use this parts of speech sort:
→as a literacy workstation activity
→as a partner activity
→for early finishers
→as a small or large group activity, with support as needed
→to identify areas of need, without support.
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