Reflection: Modeling Sorting by Kind - Section 5: Closure


Modeling does not always have to be done by the teacher. Your kids can model for each other and often times they learn more than if they are just listening to the teacher. Asking kids of all levels that firmly understand the skill can aid other kids who are struggling by explaining and modeling their thinking. The kids always seem to be able to understand each other. Maybe it's because their on the same level or because they speak in a simplified way that we can't always get down to. Either way, it's important to have kids share their thinking so they can learn from each other.

  Teaching each other
  Modeling: Teaching each other
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Sorting by Kind

Unit 3: Sorting & Classifying
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT sort objects by kind regardless of color or size by sorting a container of mixed objects.

Big Idea: Kindergartners struggle with the concept of sorting by kind when the objects are mixed colors and sizes. This lesson focuses on the essential knowledge needed to successfully sort objects by kind.

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