This resource develops a student's sight vocabulary
and awareness of parts of speech
at the same time. Both phonetic and non-phonetic high frequency words are included in this kit—words you might put on your word wall.
Learning about parts of speech helps make children better speakers and writers. In this set, kindergartners, 1st graders, and 2nd graders sort words into nouns
, and adjectives
. They practice reading and spelling as they place words in the appropriate columns on the Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives 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
The sorting activity has the following benefits:
→Helps expand a student's sight vocabulary of high frequency words
→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)
→five mixed sets of nouns, verbs, and adjectives (grouped by reading level)
→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 differentiate and/or individualize
→to identify areas of need
The lessons follow closely the Common Core Writing standards.
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