Lesson Plan

Where Does it Fit?

Help your students learn how to sort and categorize everyday objects in this fun partner focused lesson plan!
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Sorting Fun! lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Sorting Fun! lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to sort objects and determine the sorting rule.

Language

Students will be able to explain how to sort objects.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together for the lesson.
  • Display several items (e.g., banana, apple, car, truck, etc.) and ask, "Which of these things belong together?"
  • Allow for a few minutes of think time, then ask for students to turn and talk to a partner to share ideas.
  • Say, "Today we are going to learn how to sort things into groups."