Lesson Plan

Sorting Fun!

Introduce your class to the concept of sorting with this interactive lesson that encourages participation from your whole class!
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Learning Objectives

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

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Introduce your class to the lesson by telling them that today they will begin to explore sorting.
  • Define sorting as the action of grouping like objects together.
  • Tell your class that they are going to help you with the lesson.

Beginning

  • Provide examples of sorting using visual aids.
  • Share the definition of sort in students' home language (L1).

Intermediate

  • Ask students to turn and talk to share what **sorting **means.