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What's in a Name? (Word Sorts for Back to School and All Year Long)

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48 MB|26 pages
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Perfect for Back to School and introducing your students to their new classmates. It's no secret that young children love their names! And what better way to teach & reinforce some of the phonetic concepts (even some Math concepts are included in this packet) taught in the early elementary years. Also introduces young kiddos to the concepts of sorting, classifying, and recording results.

This product contains.....
*a template for students (or the teacher) to create name cards for each classmate.
*Name Sort Header Cards (both Color and Black & White options are included)
*Recording Sheets for each of the sorts.

There are 8 sorts included in this packet.....
- Boys/Girls
- # of Letters in Name
- # of Syllables in Name
- Name begins with a Vowel or Consonant
- Name has a Short Vowel Sound/Long Vowel Sound/or Both
- Even/Odd # of letters in Name
- Name Contains/Does not Contain a Consonant Blend
- Name has a 'Super Y' - /y/ that makes a long e or long i sound OR is part of a vowel team

Key Words: back to school, word work, guided reading, sorts, name sorts, small group, intervention, phonics, early elementary, short and long vowels, consonant blends, even and odd, Intervention Island

**If you have an idea for a different type of sort using your students' names, please leave me feedback and I will create and re-download your suggestions!
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