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How to Assign Games or Exercises
- You've selected a game or exercise to assign.
- From here, you have two options: Add the game or exercise to a new assignment, or add to an existing assignment.
- If you're creating a new assignment, give it a name. Adding a description or due date is optional. Click "Next".
- Select the child(ren) you want to send this assignment to, then click "Done". You will see a confirmation message once it has been successfully assigned.
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- Your students can log in through your Pro membership log-in, or at learn.education.com by entering the Classroom Mode code.
- Once your child selects their profile, they will land on our main menu where they will see available assignments and due dates (if applicable).
- To complete the assignments, students click on the games or exercises listed on the assignment page, play, learn, and have fun!
- The main menu also allows students to see their progress in each individual game and exercise in the assignment.
Track Assignment ProgressAs your child completes each assignment, you'll be able to track their performance in the Assignments tab of our Progress Tracker. You'll also be able to make edits to assignments from here, like removing games or exercises, or changing the due date.
Students will be able to sort objects into proper categories.
Introduction (5 minutes)
- Show students the cover of A Pair Of Socks. Ask students if they ever help with folding laundry.
- Explain that when you match socks, it is because they are the same.
- Explain to students that today you will practice matching and sorting objects.
Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)
- Read students the story A Pair Of Socks.
- Have them play the game Spot the Swans.
Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (5 minutes)
- Explain to your students the purpose of the sorting centers around the room. (You'll need to set these up prior to the start of the lesson.)
- Center 1: Students will be presented with a bucket of pom poms that are different colors and toilet paper rolls that are covered in different colored construction paper. They will use tweezers to pick up pom poms and drop them into the toilet paper rolls that correspond with the colors of the pom poms.
- Center 2: Students will complete a bean bag toss. They must toss bean bags into the buckets that match the colors of the bean bags they are holding.
- Center 3: Students will match pom poms, marbles, or bouncy balls to the corresponding water bottles based on color.
Independent Working Time (30 minutes)
- Have students complete the activity at each center independently. Walk around the room to make sure students are sorting and matching properly.
- Give them 10-15 minutes at each center.
- Enrichment: Have advanced students work with struggling students during the sorting activities.
- *Support: For struggling students, model the activities before allowing them to begin working.
Assessment (5 minutes)
- Allow students to complete the Kitchen Sorting worksheet.
- Collect their worksheets and assess their responses.
Review and Closing (5 minutes)
- Ask students to identify their favorite objects to sort.