Series: Focus on the Lesson

People Sort

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Preschool dual language learners sort and re-sort each other, based on various attributes, after reading the book Five Creatures by Emily Jenkins.

Why is this important?

This elementary school math game involves an open sort in which the categories can include a wide range of attributes that must be identified and described by the sorter. Sorting is governed by rules that describe relationships and lays a foundation for algebraic thinking, which is about numeric patterns and relationships, and the rules that govern them.

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Source: 10-11 Pre-K Training Video • Copyright: © Erikson Institute • Content ID: EMTR073 ①

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