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 first grade teacher uses word sorts in her small group lesson to practice Phonological Awareness and Decoding skills. As an open sort, students have the opportunity to identify patterns themselves and explain their reasoning.
Watch two clips, one starting at 0:15 and the other at 1:13, to see how Lexia Reading Core5 integrates word sorts to build Alphabet Knowledge and Sight Recognition.