Classifying Tools Worksheet

Classifying Tools Worksheet

How to teach Classification

Using this Classifying Tools Worksheet, students sort tools into two categories based on their function.

Being able to classify objects helps students to find groupings within objects. It helps their brain organize objects.

Students Look at the words. Next, ask yourself "What does this tool do?". Then, think about each tool's function. Finally, cut out the pictures and glue them into the proper columns below.

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Introduce this worksheet by creating a bubble map with the word Tools in the center. Ask students to share out ideas and examples of different tools.  Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, have students explain why they sorted the terms in that specific way.  Once students are finished, challenge students to add more objects to each category.

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