Teacher Resources

Topic 2: Sorting

Students learn to sort before they move to count quantities to 10. Sorting should be incorporated into many aspects of the Kindergarten classroom. Ban Har entertains us in using an anchor task that introduces the vocabulary of same and different.
Students try to read a friend's mind. Notice the "ah" moment they have. This awareness/feeling that was created by the problem-solving task is described by Flavell (1979) as one of the major facets of metacognition known as a metacognitive experience.
Kindergarten students using Developing Roots Mathematics program rotate groups to try to guess the rule their friend used to sort objects.
Kindergarten students practice sorting by attributes during an activity in the Developing Roots Kindergarten Curriculum. Students sort buttons by an attribute and place one button that does not belong.
Kindergarten students practice sorting by attributes during an activity in the Developing Roots Kindergarten Curriculum. Students sort buttons by an attribute and place one button that does not belong.
Kindergarten students practice sorting by attributes during an activity in the Developing Roots Kindergarten Curriculum. Students sort buttons by an attribute and place one button that does not belong.
Kindergarten students practice sorting by attributes during an activity in the Developing Roots Kindergarten Curriculum. Students sort buttons by an attribute and place one button that does not belong.
This kindergarten student decided to record work on a sorting activity for their portfolio. At this point in the year, it may be easier for students to record their thinking versus writing it in their journals. The app used here is seesaw.
This kindergarten student decided to record work on a sorting activity for their portfolio. At this point in the year, it may be easier for students to record their thinking versus writing it in their journals. The app used here is seesaw.

Sorting

2.1 Sorting Screening

2.2 Same and Different

2.3 Sort and Compare

2.4 Sort Using Multiple Attributes

2.5 Which Does Not Belong?