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Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the Real World - Problem 2 Video
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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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Common Core Math: 3rd Grade

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Looking for all things third grade Common Core math? Here is the collection you've been waiting for! Third grade math curriculum is rigorous and opens up the doors to bigger algebra concepts that learners will use their entire lives....
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English for Emails

For Teachers 9th Standards
Prepare young job seekers for the world of work with a nine-unit collection that helps them develop the skills they need to succeed in an online business environment. The collection covers e-mail address formats, domain names,...
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Lessons for Learning—Kindergarten

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners jump right into learning. Each lesson in this math unit is clearly outlined with materials, procedures, student outcomes, misconceptions, and solutions. All lessons and activities are aligned with Common Core math standards.
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Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
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Phonics Teachers Resource Book

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
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Christmas Worksheets for Santa's Little Helpers

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Just because children aren't in the classroom over winter break, doesn't mean that learning has to stop. Intended as a resource for parents, this eBook provides Christmas-themed worksheets and activities that engage children in...
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Tangled Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Don't get tied up trying to teach your class basic math and fine motor skills! Let this packet of fun materials based on Disney's Tangled help you engage and instruct your class. Learners will practice cutting, counting, matching,...
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Lego Movie Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Everything is awesome when you're learning basic math and fine motor skills! Prepare youngsters to read, write, and calculate with 30 pages of fun, colorful, Lego-themed exercises. Pupils who loved the Lego Movie will practice counting,...
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Bugs and Buttons 2

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Playing with bugs and buttons has never been so much fun! Offering a variety of different activities, this is a great resource for developing basic skills in preschool and kindergarten-aged children.
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Canned Sort

For Teachers K - 1st
Give your budding readers practice with vowel sounds using this sorting activity which will especially appeal to kinesthetic learners. They examine two cans, each with a header card attached. The header card words have the same vowel...
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Reproduction, Day 2: Pregnancy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Nearly all young scholars have seen pregnant women and may have questions about human development. Intended for secondary students with mild to moderate mental disabilities, this lesson defines the process of pregnancy  in a...
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Mike Rowe's Dirtiest Jobs

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Mike Rowe does a dirty job with Oscar the Grouch in this video. Rowe has to find the stinky cheese in Oscar's garbage can and count it. He then has to pile up trash and sort it.
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Past-Tense Verb Spotting

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
A lesson challenges grammarians to show what they know about past-tense verbs. Following a brief review, the class brainstorms a list of verbs and discusses how to make them past tense. Independently, scholars sort cards displaying a...
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2D and 3D Geometric Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
Mathematicians examine everyday objects around the classroom to categorize them as two or three-dimensional. Following a group discussion, pairs work collaboratively to identify objects. Independently, scholars complete a practice page. 
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Medication Safety Patrol: Is It Candy or Medicine? Game

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars play a sorting game designed to encourage safe medication handling. They browse pictures of candy and medication, then decide which of the two they're looking at by raising a card labeled candy or medicine.
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Medication Safety Patrol: Pharmacy Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Nine pages set to a pharmaceutical theme offers scholars the chance to complete five activities. Worksheet pages include a crossword puzzle, drawing, an object sort, and math puzzles using addition, multiplication, and division.
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Valentine’s Counting and Color Sorting Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Reinforce the concept of one-to-one correspondence with a Valentine's Day-themed counting and color sorting activity. Scholars sort foam hearts by color—red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple—then count and place them on a number...
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Big and Small Song

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What's big and small? Review size and comparisons with a captivating music video featuring items from both categories. 
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Compare and Contrast deciduous and evergreen tree leaves to aid in tree identification

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Boost observational skills and get to know the difference between deciduous, coniferous, and evergreen trees with a lesson that challenges scholars to compare, contrast, identify, sort, and draw their findings.   
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St. Patrick's Day Themed Math and Literacy Practice

For Students K - 1st Standards
Look no further for St. Patrick's Day-themed math and literacy practice worksheets. Math skills allow for practicing counting to 100 by 5s, 10s, and 1s, as well as 10 more or 10 less, writing numbers in word and standard form,...
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Sorting Socks is Algorithm Complexity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use hosiery to teach computer science. Scholars use socks to develop a set of algorithms. They find ways to find a particular sock from a set and ways to sort socks. Finally, they use their algorithms to consider time complexity.
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Birds and Mammals

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Is it a bird or a mammal? Scholars classify 30 animals as either birds or mammals in a worksheet designed to reinforce the concept of sorting.   
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Star Wars K-2nd Math Pack

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Included in a Star Wars themed packet, young padawans enhance mathematical skills such as graphing, computing using basic operations, counting numbers and money, telling time, and measuring. Scholars play a game of sudoku, read number...
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Sorting 2-D and 3-D Shapes

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Challenge mathematicians to examine and sort a variety of 2-D and 3-D figures with a 10-problem solid shapes learning exercise.
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Worksheet for Independent Practice: Classify and Categorize

For Students 2nd Standards
Accompany the story Splish! Splash! Animal Baths by April Sayre with a graphic organizer designed to reinforce comprehension through sorting and classifying. Scholars sort animals that live on land and those that live in the water, and...
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Spelling Test Nightmare

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
What do you do when faced with a bully? Scholars answer this question when presented with a scenario regarding two learners and their spelling test grades. They take part in a grand conversation that leads to problem solving and sorting...
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K-5 Mathematics Module: Number and Number Sense

For Students K - 5th Standards
Reinforce number sense with a collection of math lessons for kindergarteners through fifth graders. Young mathematicians take part in hands-on activities, learning games, and complete skills-based worksheets to enhance proficiency in...
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Multiplication Grade 3 Formative Assessment Lesson

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Guide multiplication lesson plan instruction with a formative assessment. Mathematicians are given two multiplication problems to solve and represent using the area model, equal groups, repeated addition, and word problems. Following the...
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Sort it Out!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Let's get this all sorted out. The class studies the manufacturing process of coins and sees how sorting in packaging works. Engineering groups design, build, and test a coin sorter. The groups then evaluate the results and present their...
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Beat the Clock—Sorting Networks

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Can multiple computers sort a list faster than one? Using a network drawn with chalk outside, groups move through the decision network to sort numbers. A series of extension questions come with the lesson and can be used in the same...
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Lightest and Heaviest—Sorting Algorithms

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
How do computers sort data lists? Using eight unknown weights and a balance scale, groups determine the order of the weights from lightest to heaviest. A second worksheet provides the groups with other methods to order the weights. The...
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Fractions of Fun

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Reinforce concepts and encourage learner engagement with a collection of math games, science experiments, and cross curricular activities. In one fun resource, learners sort objects, keep a diary of everyday fractions, play a game using...
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Teaching About Fact and Opinion

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Support reading comprehension instruction with a collection designed to reinforce fact and opinion. Begin with a mini lesson, then delve into what is a fact, and what is an opinion. Then, browse example papers, and sort facts and...
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Decimals and Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Reinforce the concept of fractions and decimals as part of a whole with a lesson that begins with a mixed review, then goes into a three problem guided practice, and ends with a collaborative activity. The guided practice and activity...
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How Plants Are Grouped

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Individuals classify, categorize, and sort plants based on how they pollinate with a handy worksheet. As they ask questions, elementary learners make observations of leaves by touching and looking closely at them, and drawing what they...
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Polygon Sort Sheet

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What makes a polygon a polygon and how many different types are there? Invite your scholars to learn and discuss that question with this polygon sort sheet.  Learners cut out each polygon and sort them by their different attributes. 
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Number Soup

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Learners identify the right number "ingredients" to add to their pot of "soup" given a rule that you provide. Whether you are covering even and odd numbers or equivalent expressions, the number soup can be an easy way for learners to...
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Meet the Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Take your class of youngsters on a prehistoric adventure with this four-lesson series on dinosaurs. Accompanying the Meet the Dinosaurs books by Don Lessem, these lessons engage children in writing their own dinosaur books, making...
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Catch a Bug Game

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Young mathematicians bottle up colorful bugs as they learn to sort and count objects. With six different colored jars and six different colored bugs, children must place the creepy crawlers in their respective containers and see how many...
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Shape Sorting: Looking for Green!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Young mathematicians rotate, flip, and sort their way to an understanding of the different attributes of geometric figures. Using transparent yellow and blue shapes, children try to match congruent figures together to create...
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Sort and Count II

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this hands-on sorting activity. Given a bag of objects, students work independently sorting the items based on their physical attributes, counting to determine the size of each group....
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Sort and Count

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Young mathematicians are on their feet and moving around in this primary grade sorting activity. After giving each child an object or picture card, they then sort themselves into groups, counting to see which has the most or least...
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Agriculture Counts

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Agricultural survey and the documentation of livestock or goods was the basis for the first written language. Youngsters discuss sorting and counting, and how these skills have been used for thousands of years. They accent their class...
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Put Me in Order

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Sorting fractions, integers, decimals and square roots into sequential order is an active process when you use a gym as your setting. After your class is divided into two groups and provided with number cards, they compete to see who can...
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Big and Small

For Teachers K - 6th
Sorting big and small objects builds spacial reasoning classification, and visual discrimination skills. Your class will read a story about big and small bubbles, practice identifying big and small objects, then sort big and small balls...
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Sorting Fish by Number

For Students Pre-K - K
Go fish! Kindergartners match numbers between fishermen and the fish they're catching. Once kids finish their number practice, they can color the page. For extra fun, bring in plastic fish with numbers, and assign numbers to kids to...
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Adapting "List/Group/Label" to Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Need a prereading activity in line with the Common Core Standards for Language? Although designed for grades 11 and 12, the procedure detailed in this resource could be used with most grade levels. Prior to reading, select 20 – 25 words...
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Sorting the Trees

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
Perfect for a math lesson during your apple unit. Kindergartners count the apples on each tree, and then count how many trees have three, four, and five apples. Once they're done counting, they draw three trees with different amounts of...
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Candy Math

For Teachers K - 2nd
Time for candy math! Yes, get out those Skittles, M&M's, and jelly beans because you are going to make math sweet. There are six different candy math ideas here for you to try. You're kids will use treats to add, subtract, sort, make...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Sorting (Pluckrose)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Find guidance to introduce math vocabulary in context using Henry Pluckrose's book Sorting. This text is an excellent cross-curricular resource for budding readers. Before starting, review some new vocabulary words: collect, common,...
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Vocabulary Instruction Routine: Sorting Objects

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners build vocabulary by learning about categorization. They discuss the attributes of living and non-living things. As a class they view and sort pictures into each category. They discuss the word category and what it means.
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Phoneme Position Sort

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Kids make new words out of old ones by manipulating phonemes. They mix and match initial, medial, and final phonemes to change words like, cap into cup or head into bed. This is fun and builds strong pre-reading skills as well as...
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Sound Maker - Sound Smacker

For Teachers K - 1st
Kids sort words based on their initial phonemes. They choose cards, say their names, and match the initial phoneme to the one posted on one of the sorting bins. If the initial sound matches they put the card in the sound maker bin and if...
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Sound it-Bag it

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Little learners sort picture cards based on the initial phoneme they hear as they say the name of each image. They pick a card, say its name, then place it in one of five bags, based on how its initial phoneme matches the initial phoneme...
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Feed the Animals

For Teachers K - 1st
Kindergarteners sort picture cards based on the number of syllables they count as they say the name of the food item on each card. They feed the animals by sorting the pictures into boxes, each box contains only picture cards that have a...
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Bag of Sounds

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a simple yet effective learning activity sure to help foster strong phonemic awareness. In pairs, pre-readers take turns holding up objects from a bag. As one child holds up an object the other names it and says its initial...
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Phoneme Counting Sort

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Use this phoneme counting activity at a learning center or as a free choice activity. Pre-readers use the provided cards to say and sort based on the number of phonemes in each word. Large number cards and twenty-four picture cards are...
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Vowel Picture Sort

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Sound sorting can be a fun way to get little ones phonologically prepared for a life of reading. In this activity they sort picture cards based on the long or short vowel sound they make when said aloud. There are lead pictures and...
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Initial Phoneme Picture Sort

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Focus on phonemic awareness and initial letter sounds. Youngsters sort picture cards by saying and matching the initial sounds each word makes. Bus, bike, and bat all go together and so do jump and jet. There are twenty-eight cards...
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Travis the Train: Spring Time Animals

For Students K - 6th
Tag along with Travis the Train as he encounters various baby animals that live on the farm. The spring time story introduces special-needs or autistic children to the types of plants and animals found on farms, each animal is identified...
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Valentine Sorting Activity

For Students K - 6th
Get that thinking cap on and engage your special ed or autistic learners in a fun sorting activity. This resource includes instructions and all printable materials needed to start sorting. They will sort colors blue and red, numbers 1,...
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Words

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Four lessons boost scholars' proficiency in reading with accuracy and speed. Peers work together to boost fluency by timing each other as they read and sort multisyllabic words. Record sheets keep track of participants' progress.
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Sorting Sets

For Students Pre-K - K
Here is a simple sorting activity which is appropriate for pre-k and kindergarten learners. Pupils sort each of four items into the correct group, then count the totals and write the numbers in the boxes provided. Along with being a good...
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Apple Math-Focus on Patterning

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners construct patterns with apples. In this mathematical thinking and patterning lesson, students compare and contrast several types of apples. Learners complete patterns with a SmartBoard activity, and then draw apple patterns on...
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Counting With Bears

For Teachers K
Students sort gummy bears, count gummy bears, and evaluate and record their favorite colors of gummy bears.
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Math Throughout the Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners practice their number sense throughout the day. They practice their use and understanding of numbers in every part of the day. Students watch and listen to the teacher count students in class, sort themselves based on colors or...
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Fun With Sorting and Classifying

For Teachers K
Using a variety of activities, kindergartners explore sorting and classification. Learners engage in an online sorting activity, read books involving classification, and create their own class book. This is a marvelousway to explore this...
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Vocabulary Instruction: Identify and Sort Common Words into Categories

For Teachers K
Kids learn about the concept of nouns. They practice identifying nouns by sorting words into categories. As the teacher holds up each word, the class reads it in unison, then they take turns identifying it as a noun or non noun word....
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Introduction to the States of Matter

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Liquids, gases, and solids are the states of matter in which scholars investigate in a lesson plan that offers in-depth information and engaging activities that look into the three states and the changes their properties make when mixed...
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Classifying Objects into Group

For Students Pre-K - K
Classifying and sorting are great skills all kids need to know. They cut out each of the six images provided, then label each of two boxes. They glue the images in the appropriate box. Answers are provided. 
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At the Seaside

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Encourage sorting and classification skills by asking, "What kinds of things are found at the seaside?" Kids sort objects by calling out the items found at the beach. They can choose from things like balls, dogs, bikinis, shells, and...
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Sorting

For Teachers K - 2nd
A activity on classification and sorting is here for you. Elementary schoolers participate in an interactive computer game in which they sort books by theme. They take a trip to the library to observe and discuss how books are sorted,...
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Taking Attendance

For Teachers K
Explore punctuality by participating in a daily class activity. They will choose a classmate to be the attendance monitor for a week and he or she becomes responsible for keeping track of who has missed school on which days. They create...
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Sorting

For Students Pre-K - K
In this sorting activity, students draw a line between the items in the first column to the type of item in the second column. There are only pictures on this activity.
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Sorting Beans and Making Wreaths

For Teachers K
Students classify and sort a variety of different types of beans and seeds according to their color, type, size, and shape. They use the beans and seeds to decorate a small wreath.
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Sorting Lids

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students work in groups to sort lids in various ways so each group has a different sorting pattern. They share ideas and work in groups. Students are given a large pile of lids, which are placed in the center of a table, students are...
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What Are Safe and Unsafe Drugs/Medicines/Objects?

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewEncourage responsible decision-making while boosting sorting skills with a lesson plan that looks at safe and unsafe situations. Scholars use two bags, one happy the other sad, to sort scenario cards. After a thorough examination,...
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Sorting into Three Groups

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders discuss categorizing items into different groups. In this language arts lesson, 1st graders read a story, chart three categories from the book and describe examples from the book that fit in each category.
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Sorting Into Predetermined Groups

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Sort pictures of items into categories of at school and at the grocery store in a classification lesson plan. Kindergartners start by sorting pictures into categories of in the sky and in the ocean. Use the lesson for any story or unit...
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Creating Groups and Sorting

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Students practice classifying. In this classifying and oral language lesson plan, students listen to the story My Big Truck Book by Roger Priddy and identify similarities between the trucks described. Students sort the children in their...
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Sort it out - Civil War or American Revolution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders look at primary sources and sort them into the categories of coming from the Civil War or from the American Revolution. In this wars and sorting lesson plan, 4th graders look at pictures, compare and contrast historical...
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Frog and Toad Button Sorting

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore sorting.  In this cross curriculum literature and classification lesson, students listen to The Lost Button (a Frog and Toad story) and play a classification game with a partner in which they sort buttons by attributes.
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What is a Recyclable?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore recycling and how it benefits our environment. In this recycling lesson, students learn to determine if an item is recyclable and sort it into 7 various categories. Learners discover how aluminum, glass, plastic,...
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Activity Plan Mixed Ages: Family Math

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students play with math. In this early childhood lesson plan, students create drawings of family members to use for math activities including counting, seriating, sorting, grouping, and sequencing.
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Rainbow Fish: The Copycat Fish Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the concept of copying one another. In this early childhood lesson plan, students discuss what a copycat is and why people copy one another. Students then discuss the story Rainbow Fish: The Copycat Fish, recording...
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Sort and Graph

For Students K - 1st
In this sorting and graphing worksheet, learners sort 15 objects and then fill in bar graphs to tell how many of each shape there are. The shapes are: heart, star and triangle.
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What Is in a Rock?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify, sort, and classify mineral samples that make up a common rock.
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Exploring Polygons and The Greedy Triangle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Excellent lesson! Anne Linehane's geometry story, The Greedy Triangle, offers an opportunity to practice forming various types of polygons with your learners. Using elastic bands (or Chinese jump ropes), partners form the various shapes...
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Zoo Animals

For Teachers K
Before a trip to the zoo, you can have your students complete these motivating activities. Learners listen to the book Do Pigs Have Stripes by Melanie Walsh, and classify a group of animals based on attributes. Then students draw a...
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Sorting Objects

For Students K - 1st
Learners sort six objects into two different groups. They determine which object goes in which circle by writing the names of those objects in each. Use this for review or as a sponge activity.
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Classify Animals

For Teachers K - 2nd
Give your class an idea of how animals are classified by scientists with this interactive PowerPoint activity. They are presented with six different animals, they answer yes or no questions until only one animal remains alongside...
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M & M Madness

For Teachers 1st
M&M's are always a great manipulative to use when teaching math. In this graphing lesson plan, learners predict how many of each color of M & M's there are. They count up each color and plug the data into a graph using the...
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Odd or Even?

For Students K - 2nd
Reinforce odd and even number recognition. Learners color all the odd bubbles blue and all the even numbers green. A suggested number sorting activity is located at the bottom of the worksheet. This activity would be great to send home...
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Fruits and Vegetables

For Teachers K - 1st
Here is a fun way to investigate fruits and vegetables. In this healthy diet and reading activity, learners read and recite several poems about fruits and vegetables. They sort pictures and word cards with assorted names of fruits and...
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Sorting Candy

For Teachers K - 2nd
Lower graders sort and group objects by their different properties. They watch a video about sorting then, sort and organize candy in different groups. Students compare how others sorted their candy. Finally, they decide which group has...
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What's My Rule for Sorting?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students view objects sorted by one characteristic and name that characteristic.  In this sorting rule lesson, students explore to find a new characteristic and write a description of that rule.  In early grades the rule might be supplied.
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Where the Wild Things Are Sorting

For Teachers K
Students listen to Where the Wild Things Are and discuss the monsters in the book. In this wild things lesson plan, students group the monster by feelings and emotions. Students discuss the setting of the story and retell the story.
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M&M Math

For Teachers K
Students use M & M candy to add, graph, sort and estimate. For this M & M math lesson, students listen to a read aloud of the M&M Counting Book before working at four stations. They estimate the number of candies in a bag,...
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Seed Sorting 101

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students sort through numerous seeds to find similarities and differences. In this sorting and classifying lesson, students divide up different plant seeds based on their similarities and differences, while keeping record of their findings.
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Berry Buckets

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students practice sorting and classifying. In this sorting lesson, students use picture cards and sort them by size.
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Counting Candies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students count, sort, and classify jellybeans by color. They use their data to create a bar graph. Students are given a small bag of jellybeans, and a worksheet on Counting Candies Tally Chart. They work in small groups. Students are...
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How Long, How Short? Comparing Bears

For Teachers K
Students use stuffed bears that either they or their teacher has brought to the classroom to compare attributes, sort, and develop way they can tell which bear is taller without putting the bears side by side. Students use Word document...
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Sorting Through Spiders

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars utilize their own drawings of spiders to analyze and sort the attributes that each student drew.
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We're Alike, We're Different!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars compare a variety of people counters to determine how they're alike and different and then sort, classify and write about how they sort and classify people counters.
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Teddy Bear Picnic

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students sit in a circle with their bears from home, each child introduces their bear, then students examine all the bears and think of one way that they can be sorted.
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Sorting Based on Character Traits

For Teachers 1st Standards
Characters from a story can be sorted by their traits, just like shapes or objects can. First the children list several character traits on a chart, they read a familiar story, and then sort the characters by their friendly or unfriendly...
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Sorting in More than One Way

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Sorting, categorizing, and classifying are skills learners must master for many different reasons. The class will work in small groups to list, classify, and sort a stack of familiar books. The neat part about the lesson is that the...
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Classifying and Sorting

For Students Pre-K - 6th
In this English worksheet, learners add the suffix "ic". Students form adjectives by adding the suffix to nouns. Learners choose the noun or adjective to complete the sentence.
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Recycling Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this recycling worksheet, students sort recycling items into paper, plastic, or aluminum bins. Students sort 7 items total on this worksheet.
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Shapes Graphing

For Students K - 1st
For this graphing data worksheet, students examine the 11 shapes pictured and use that information to finish an incomplete bar graph.
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Lucky Charms Sort

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students make a bar graph.  In this sorting and counting lesson, students use the Lucky Charms cereal to sort the marshmallows into separte cups, count how many marshmallows are in each cup and make a bar graph to compare the numbers.
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Silent Letter Accuracy, Sorting

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students complete a sorting activity with silent letter cards. In this phonics lesson, students practice reading words with silent letters such as e, b, c, k, w, t and g. Students work in groups to sort cards into piles according to...
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Jumping with Jack Be Nimble

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the nursery rhyme "Jack be Nimble". In this Mother Goose-themed instructional activity, students read the rhyme, practice being nimble, and watch a science demonstration involving oxygen and flame.
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Cut Out the Shapes

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this geometric shapes worksheet, students cut out 24 shapes. Students sort them into circles, squares, triangles and rectangles. Students order each set of shapes from smallest to largest.
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Teaching Arithmetic and Math Concepts to Headstarters

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover early number concepts for numbers 1 through 5. For this number concepts lesson, students work in stations doing hands-on activities such as sorting colored blocks, stringing beads, and counting sticks. Students also...
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Sort and Graph

For Students K - 1st
In this sorting shapes worksheet, students place a matching pattern block on each shape. Students sort the blocks by shape and move the blocks to the graph. Students then draw or trace the shapes onto the graph.
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Back Talk

For Students 4th - 6th
In this back talk worksheet, students determine what animal or geometric figure is on their back by asking yes/no questions. Students then classify the animals or geometric figures into their correct categories.
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Lower Case Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, students will sort using the lower case letter U. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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Sort it Out

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students identify and sort a variety of two- and three-dimensional objects and compare and contrast their attributes. They identify shapes, locate shapes on the faces of solids, sort real objects and explain the sorting rule, and...
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Reading The Periodic Table Science Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders practice categorizing a group of shells and unknown elements using student derived characteristics. They explore the structure and use of the periodic table.
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Unit 3: Organising Your Emails

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Inbox out of control? Let's clean it up! Learners explore the components of an e-mail system during the third lesson in a series of nine that focus on career education and skills. After reading a short passage, individuals identify the...
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Yearbook Pictures

For Students 9th - 12th
Sorting memories doesn't have to be difficult. Young mathematicians evaluate two different methods of sorting yearbook pictures. They answer a set of questions to explore each method, then develop their own sorting procedure based on...
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Sorting Solutions

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
It's okay to play with your food—just this once! Scholars design and create meshes and chutes to sort pasta by size and shape. They test their designs and make improvements as necessary.
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Fun with Sorting

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Who knew sorting could be so much fun? Scholars participate in a sorting activity where they develop questions to place a list of numbers in order. They consider how these questions can be used as an algorithm.
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Pre-K Assessment Forms

For Teachers Pre-K - K
This is a Pre-K teacher's must-have resource for pre-assessing learners at the beginning of the school year! Covering everything from alphabet recognition and sorting objects to social-emotional development and work habits, this resource...
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Assessment Checklist (Pre-K)

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Find out what skills your youngsters are starting out the school year with by administering this pre-assessment. The checklist covers shapes, colors, sorting, counting, patterns, letters, and numbers.
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Halloween Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Have some spooky fun with a set of Halloween-themed practice sheets! With pages that encourage cutting in straight lines, tracing letters, matching pictures, and more, the packet is a great way to celebrate Halloween and sharpen fine...
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Circus Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Take a trip to the circus with a cute set of practice worksheets. Smiling animals and juggling clowns encourage kids to cut straight lines, identify letters and numbers, and match pictures.
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Valentines' Day Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young learners will love this love-themed set of activities! Perfect for Valentine's Day, kids practice cutting lines to reach hearts, put heart puzzles together, identify the letter V, and work on many more skills.
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Dinosaur Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K
Practice cutting, sorting, coloring, and counting with a great dinosaur-themed packet! Each page features different skills for kids to work on, including worksheets about identifying the letter D.
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Happy Birthday Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Celebrate in style with a packet of birthday-themed practice worksheets! Kids can work on their cutting, sorting, counting, matching, and tracing skills with fun pictures of birthday party items and guests.
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Reading Handouts and Book List

For Teachers K - 5th
It's a book list for every possible purpose! The resource starts out with some reading comprehension support materials and worksheets, and then moves into pages and pages of categorized lists of books and stories that you can use to...
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Beach Exploration

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Little ones will absolutely love this lesson. It's all about the beach and what they can find while sifting through the sand. A large bucket of sand filled with hidden items is brought into the classroom. Learners will discuss what kinds...
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Pre-School Composting and Recycling!

For Teachers Pre-K
You can never be too young to get involved in composting or recycling. Here is a lesson that has been made for the very littlest learners and it's all about the importance of conservation. They'll sort compostable and recyclable objects,...
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Sort It Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers engage in a game of logical reasoning called Secret Sort. A Venn diagram is used as a way to sort objects. This resource would be a great way to introduce the Venn diagram (maybe the most famous, and most-useful...
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Recycling: Responsible Behaviors

For Teachers 4th
Take the time to teach learners with moderate disabilities how to identify recyclable materials. They learn how to recycle as a mode of social responsibility and community involvement. They practice identifying and sorting recyclable...
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Shapes All Around Us

For Teachers K
With a fun game as a warm up, this lesson on shapes in our environment gets young learners prepped and ready to identify and draw basic shapes. Kindergarteners engage in 5 different learning centers focused on shapes: they create a shape...
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Count, Sort, Group, and Graph with Gummy Bears

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Youngsters will love to explore counting and sorting by color using gummy bears. They write the number of bears of each hue on a sheet (attached). The class graphs their favorite color of gummy bear, first on a chart, and then...
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Grouping Buttons

For Teachers K
Looking for a good instructional activity on counting and sorting? This instructional activity is worth a look! In this classification instructional activity, learners sort buttons by color, shape, shiny verses not shiny, or number of...
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How Big Is a Blue?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars sort and compare/contrast the lengths of various whales. They sort pictures of whales in order of smallest to largest, and given a rope marked with the lengths of the whales, they compare the actual lengths of the whales.
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Rule It Out

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Here's a way to create math fact flash cards! Learners create their own cards and sort them into matching categories. Students start with addition and work their way up to harder math such as multiplication, and are asked to notice...
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Living and Non-Living Organisms

For Teachers K
By sorting objects your students discuss the characteristics of a living thing and then interact with a SMART Board to play a game. Observation skills and grouping are practiced by drawing and labelling needs of a living thing in their...
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Sorting Animals by Size

For Teachers K
Help youngsters sort and classify by reading the book There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly and put the animals into size order. They will order the animals from shortest to tallest. Then they will retell the story while putting the...
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2nd Grade - Act. 17: Source Relay

For Teachers 2nd
Help your 2nd graders understand the difference between natural and man-made materials. They will sort breakfast food items into sources: store, factory, natural world, and farm. They will work together to classify, form conclusions, and...
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Needs and Wants

For Teachers 1st
There is a difference between wants and needs. After warming up with a sorting game first graders will discuss the difference between wants and needs then read the book The Rag Coat by Lauren Mills. They will have an A-B partner...
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Sorting: Library Books

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover organization by participating in a class game. In this information sorting lesson, students utilize the Internet to play a library role-playing game with their classmates. Students answer study questions about library...
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Introducing Classifying

For Teachers K - 1st
Students identify objects as living or nonliving things.  In this living and nonliving things lesson, students are introduced to the concept of classification. Students work in pairs to practice sorting shapes. Students then go outdoors...
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Apple Sort and Graph

For Teachers 1st
First graders create an apple graph. In this graphing lesson students use Microsoft Publisher to produce a graph showing the color and amount of apples. Students type and use the mouse to add details to their graph.
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Human or Natural?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore nature by participating in a class lab activity. In this human vs. nature lesson, students examine a group of items in their classroom and discuss whether they were created naturally or have been altered or created by...
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Sorting By One Atrribute

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students use different color items to sort by color and different attributes of the manipulatives given to them. In this sorting lesson plan, students also write a journal entry or draw a picture of their activity.
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Birdseed Mining

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners explore the meaning of mining. In this Science/Math lesson, students engage in a small group activity to sort and calculate the value of seeds/beads.  Additionally, they are made aware of environmental damages which will effect...
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Penguin Possibilities: Sorting by Attributes

For Teachers K
Students sort objects. In this sorting by attributes lesson, students sort various objects into categories based upon attributes. Example used in lesson is 8 drawings of penguins sized and dressed differently.
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Graphing Conversation Hearts

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students collect data and create a graph. In this mathematics lesson, students separate paper hearts by color and create a graph showing the number of hearts of each color present. Students receive a handful of candy hearts that they use...
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Graphing Trash Material

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate recycling. In this reuse and recycle lesson, students examine the number and kinds of materials they discard.  It also encourages them to think about taking action by reusing and recycling some of these items....
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Sorting Animal Pictures: Fast and Slow

For Students K - 1st
In this sorting animal pictures:  fast or slow worksheet, students look at twelve animal pictures, cut them out and paste them on a separate sheet, sorting them by speed, fast or slow.
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Identify, Sort, Classify

For Teachers K
Students identify, sort, and classify. In this kindergarten math lesson, students explore visual examples of sorting with 1 or more attributes. Students also practice solving problems that their instructors model.
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Data Handling: Sorting Shapes

For Students K - 1st
For this recording data and shape sorting worksheet, students color a chart to show how many green cubes and yellow cylinders are shown. They color the correct number of each shape.
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Jellybean Sort

For Students K - 2nd
In this sorting instructional activity, students use jellybeans and sort by color, placing them on graphic organizers of matching colors. Students then record the number of each color jellybean.
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Algebra: Sorting, Representing, and Patterns

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students sort objects and create patterns. In this sorting and graphing lesson, students work at centers to find a way to sort a group of objects, then make a graphical representation of the number of each item. Finally, students create...
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Sorting Through Life!

For Teachers K
Students sort and count objects. In this sorting skills lesson, students work in small group with various objects that can be sorted and counted in groups.
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M&M Math

For Teachers K
Students develop mathematical awareness. In this early math lesson, students predict the number of M&M candies in a bag, sort them into colors, and count them.
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Lesson 1: Hot, Not, or Silly

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars discover burn prevention and fire safety while sorting and classifying related pictures. In this early childhood lesson plan, students identify ways to prevent burns, and discuss various ways in which burns may occur. ...
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Sort By Color

For Students K
In this sorting worksheet, students follow the directions to color the items on the page. They use the colors green, red, yellow, and blue before circling the items in each of 4 rows that are the same colors.
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Sort by Size

For Students K - 1st
In this sorting worksheet, students cut out the large and small geometric shape on the page. They fold a separate sheet of paper in half. They sort the shapes into two groups that show big and small shapes before gluing them in place.
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Sort by Size

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood sorting shapes learning exercise, students examine the shapes in 5 rows and circle the item in each row that is the same size as the first item in each row.
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Sort By Shape

For Students K
In this sorting learning exercise, students place matching pattern blocks on each of the shapes shown on the page. They see 3 squares and 4 triangles. They sort the shape blocks into two groups and trace or draw the shapes in the boxes...
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Sort by Own Rule

For Students K
In this sorting instructional activity, students examine pictures of clothing items such as a jacket, sneakers, pants and shorts. They decide on a sorting rule before coloring the item blue that go in one group and coloring the other...
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Problem Solving: Use Logical Reasoning

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood logical reasoning worksheet, students examine 4 rows of objects and cross the item in each row that does not belong in the labeled groups.
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Problem Solving: Use Logical Reasoning

For Students K
In this sorting learning exercise, students examine two sets of items before thinking of a sorting rule. They draw an item that does not belong in the group and describe the sorting rule.
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Sort By Color

For Students K
In this sorting activity, students examine 4 rows of items. They circle the pictures that are the same color. They see boots, umbrellas, sporting goods, cups, and a plate.
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Shape Sorting

For Students Pre-K - K
In this sorting shapes worksheet, students cut and paste rectangles, ovals, triangles, and squares to match a pattern. Students cut and paste four shapes to create one pattern.
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Bunny Mix M&M's Math

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this Easter M&M's math activity worksheet, students count their M&M's, sort them by color, make a pattern with them, and create a graph showing how many of each color they have.
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Valentine M&M's Math

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this Valentine M&M's math activity worksheet, students count their M&M's, sort them by color, make a pattern with them, and create a graph showing how many of each color they have.
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Halloween M&M's Math

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this Halloween M&M's math activity worksheet, students count their M&M's, sort them by color, make a pattern with them, and create a graph showing how many of each color they have.
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Sorting Data

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this sorting shapes worksheet, students categorize 10 shapes as squares or shapes in a venn diagram organizer by writing the shapes corresponding number in the correct position on the graphic organizer.
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D Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these alphabet worksheets, students will analyze the letter D. Students will use the letter cards to sort and decipher which letters belong together.
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Letter Q Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, students will sort using the letter Q. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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R Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, learners will sort using the letter R. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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T Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, students will sort using the letter T. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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U Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, students will sort using the letter U. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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W Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, students will sort using the letter W. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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X Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, students will sort using the letter X. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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Y Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these sorting worksheets, students will sort using the letter Y. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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A Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these alphabet worksheets, students will sort using the letter A. Each page contains nine letters in which students will manipulate the letters with visual aids and/or other letters.
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E Font Sorts

For Students Pre-K - K
In these alphabet worksheets, students will sort the letter E. In conjunction with other letters, students will sort nine letters on each page by deciphering fonts and/or other visual cues on the letters.
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Fruit Or Vegetable? Sort the Cards

For Teachers K - 1st
In this sorting worksheet , students color and cut 24 picture and word cards depicting different fruits and vegetables. Students sort the cards.
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Counting With Bears

For Teachers K
Students use gummy bears to count in this lesson. They sort the gummy bears into color groups. They then count the gummy bears in each grouping. Finally, they survey their classmates' favorite color of gummy bears and record this...
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Button Sorting

For Teachers K
Students study how to sort buttons to distinguish between similarities and differences. They listen to a story and discuss buttons and their differences. As they sort buttons into piles they count each pile and discuss how they sorted...
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Jelly Belly: What a Wonderful "Bean"!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore how jelly beans are produced. They discuss the origins of the jelly bean and view a video about how jelly beans are prepared, tested, shaped, finished, and shipped and estimate the amount of jelly beans in a jar and sort...
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Attributes and Patterns with Buttons

For Teachers K - 1st
Students work with attribute buttons in order to sort, create, and analyze patterns. Students practice identifying patterns and verbalizing the sorting rules and patterns they used. Sample assessments and rubric are provided.
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Math: Sorting by Attributes

For Teachers K
Students draw their version of a Squiggy following teacher modeling. They describe their Squiggies in a partner or small group setting and choose an attribute for a class Squiggy sort. Students discuss attributes of people and different...
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Sorting by Color Graph

For Teachers K - 1st
Students practice counting from one to ten. They use candy or cereal packets and sort them by colors. They identify similarities and differences as well.
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Halloween Candy Sort

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students use their Halloween candy to practice sorting and classifying. They compete a Venn diagram comparing their candy wrappers. They develop ways as a class to catorgize the candy in different ways.
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Sorting in Math

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students develop the skills to examine a group of objects and determine possible ways to categorize them. They analyze and classify data in different ways allowing them to sort them into groups.
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Gummy Bear Sorting

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students demonstrate knowledge of sorting and classifying by color as they sort gummy bear candies.
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What's the Texture?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students sort, classify, and write about how they sort a variety of shells.
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Fish Eyes Sort

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students sort, classify and write about what characteristics they used to sort fish counters.
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M & M Math

For Teachers K - 1st
Students sort M & Ms by a given attribute, and estimate how many M & Ms are in two bags. They graph their M & Ms and conclude which color they have the most and least of, then students combine sets of M & Ms together and...
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Easter Egg Math

For Teachers K
Students, using colored Easter eggs, sort by color, count eggs, and graph data.
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Hats

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students listen to a read aloud of "Hats, hats, hats," by Ann Morris focusing on the variety of hats. They play a file folder game categorizing hats from the book.