Word sorts are multisensory activities that help learners identify patterns and group words based on different categories. Learners can sort words based on a variety of similarities, including meaning, sounds, letters, syllable types, and parts of speech.
Watch how this fifth grade teacher sets up expectations for the word sorts by introducing a sort-map along with multiple sets of labeled cards. She models the activity and walks them through sorting the vocabulary, emphasizing the importance of thinking about the meaning of words.
Learn how Lexia PowerUp Literacy uses word study as part of its literacy instruction. The word sorts activity supports greater Phonological Processing and Vocabulary development.