Main Idea Activities - Classify and Categorize Task Cards

Main Idea Activities - Classify and Categorize Task Cards
Main Idea Activities - Classify and Categorize Task Cards
Main Idea Activities - Classify and Categorize Task Cards
Main Idea Activities - Classify and Categorize Task Cards
Main Idea Activities - Classify and Categorize Task Cards
Main Idea Activities - Classify and Categorize Task Cards
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In identifying main ideas, the most basic skill is to identify the category that applies to a list of words. This ability to categorize words calls for careful attending and thinking.
As students attend to each word in the list each new detail is kept in memory and compared to the previous one.
Classifying words into categories and labeling are skills that are based on research that indicates how students learn from organizing information. In this activity, students are given a set of words to categorize based on common attributes. As they engage in critical thinking they will recognize that they can group words that have shared features and label ideas, events or objects. There are 44 task cards that give students the opportunity to label a set of four words in relation to each other. In some cases the answers may vary depending on their experiences, however, they must be prepared to explain why they grouped the words the way they did.


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