Sort Words by Categories - a Card Sort Activity

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Virtually Montessori
Grade Levels
K - 1st
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7 pages
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This card sort activity is intended for practice classifying words into categories. The five sets of cards contain 15 cards each (5 cards belong to each of 3 categories).

Included in this material
- 5 sets of classification cards (15 cards and 3 categories per set), with card set number labeled on each card
- Answer keys

Categories Used in the Sorts
Set 1: clothing, flowers, colors
Set 2: vegetables, transportation, sports
Set 3: food, school supplies, buildings
Set 4: fruit, family members, musical instruments
Set 5: emotions, careers, tools

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.


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