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Button, Button

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Youngsters count, classify, and estimate quantities using buttons after a read aloud of The Button Box by Margarette S. Reid. They discuss the difference between guessing and estimating. Based on an experiment, they predict the number of...
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Organizing Research

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Before sending your third graders to the library, help them build a solid foundation for their research with this plan. Following the "I do, we do, you do" method, the teacher starts by modeling how to create a research question and...
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Create, Classify, and Sort Quadrilaterals

For Teachers 4th Standards
Quadrilaterals can be quirky! Fourth graders use geoboards and bands to create four-sided figures. They analyze the attributes such as angle size and presence of parallel sides. As a result they learn to differentiate among rectangles,...
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Express Yourself

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify details that make reading and writing more interesting. They classify events, people, places, and things and attach specific characteristics to each one. Everyone generates describing words on a worksheet that's...
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Kindergarten Formative Assessment Task: Measurement and Data

For Teachers K Standards
Sorting and counting pictures by shape, size, and color teaches kindergarteners to classify and categorize while providing a formative assessment for the instructor. A template for color attribute blocks is included.
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Discovering Rocks

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore their neighborhoods to collect a variety of rocks that are compared for color, texture, and size. This leads to a inquirey into the parts of the Earth and the type of rocks that conctitute its crust.
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Herp Search

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate reptiles, analyze them, and then classify them.
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How are Seeds the Same and Different?

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine seeds from various plants. In this science activity, students cut open fruits and vegetables in order to see the seeds. Students describe each type of seed and classify the seeds.
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Classify and Creat a Tree

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars discuss different types of trees and their characteristics.  In this tree activity, students classify trees as deciduous and coniferous.  Young scholars then create a pine cone decoration for the holiday. 
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Sorting Rocks

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students construct and participate in this three day geology unit. In these rock classifying lessons, students investigate, in detail, the properties of rocks. Students sort and describe rocks by drawing, writing and verbal...
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It Barely Matters

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Young scholars explore matter. In this classifying states of matter lesson, students will classify by pictures and observations. Young scholars read a book and then do simple experiments to determine the state of matter.  Students also...
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Adopt-An-Insect III

For Students 7th - 9th
For this biology worksheet, students search through the links provided on insects to identify the order to which each insect belongs. Then they write the characteristics that distinguish insects from other arthropods. Students also...
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Discovering Dichotomous Keys

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers become familiar with the structure and use of dichotomus keys. They demonstrate a comprehension of the fundamental principles of taxonomy by classifying organisms from a local ecosystem. Students are introduced to the...
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Flowers and Plants

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students are assigned to bring five flowers. They explore flowers to distinguish different physical features of flowers. They compare and contrast different flowers to determine what features they have in common. Students develop an...
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The Dinosaur Diner

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the food chain. In this dinoaur lesson, students identify charactersitics of an omnivore, carnivore, and herbivore. Students sort dinosaur picture/word cards into groups by their eating characteristics. Students also...
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What Can You Do With Shoes, Cereal, and Money?

For Teachers K - 1st
Students classify objects by shape and color. In this physical properties activity, students create groups of shoes, cereal and money then sort them according to attributes. Students discuss findings and complete a sort and paste activity.
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The Element Project

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine elements and discover what certain elements are used for in our society.  In this element lesson students complete a lab activity in groups and create an element cube.
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Rock Cycle SIOP Unit

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students collect rocks, identify them, classify them, investigate their properties, and more. In this rocks lesson plan, students also experiment with soil and erosion and weather.
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A Place For Everyone: Lesson 10

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders classify statements that they are given as either facts or opinions. In this fact and opinion lesson plan, 5th graders also discuss their summaries in their reading groups.
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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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For Teachers K - 1st
Students observe, classify, and describe seeds. In this seeds lesson, students are given an assortment of seeds to observe, record data on, and classify. Students identify the major parts of a seed.
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Line Symmetry

For Students 10th
In this line symmetry worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 10 different problems that include various types of figures. First, they classify each figure illustrated as horizontal, vertical, both, or neither line of symmetry. Then,...
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Introduction To the Classification of Organisms

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss how scientists classify organisms. In pairs, they analyze and label "specimens" of breakfast cereals in order to classify them into the correct group. They create a dichotomous key for several species of animals.
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For Teachers K - 12th
Students gather and classify samples of a given item (rocks, fossils, seeds, etc.) They discuss various ways of classifying and that there are many different ways that are acceptable.