These slides can be used whole group, small group, or with individual students to sort the words.
At the bottom of the slide in the notes section, explicit instructions are provided for comparing and contrasting the words.
This process follows the gradual release model of responsibility as it provides modeling and guided practice.
There are 10 slides in this power point for the following short vowel word families:
Sort 1: ch, th, sh
Sort 2: t, st, ft
Sort 3: m, p, mp
Sort 4: d, t, nd, nt
Sort 5: ack, ick
Sort 6: eck, ock, uck
Sort 7: ang, ing, ong, ung
Sort 8: ank, ink, unk
Sort 9: all, ell, ill
This Power Point is intended for one classroom.