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NRICH: Shapes in the Bag
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

In this task, children put their hands into a bag and describe what shape they think they can feel and why.

ABCya! Break the Bank Sorting
ABCya!

Break the Bank and learn how to sort money!

youcubed: Sorting (1-2)
youcubed (Stanford University)

Noticing similarities and differences in shapes and designs is an important part of being mathematical.

youcubed: Sorting (K)
youcubed (Stanford University)

This activity is a series of sorting activities: sorting emojis, sorting shapes, and shape patterns.

Illuminations: Properties Everywhere
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

This lesson captures students’ interest, provides a review of the primary unit objectives, and assesses students’ prior knowledge.

Illuminations: Sorting Foods
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students sort foods using the categories of the Food Pyramid.

Illuminations: Eating Patterns
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students sort pictures of food and create patterns.

Illuminations: Wrapping up the Unit
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this final lesson of the unit, students display their knowledge of properties of objects for sorting and creating patterns.

Illuminations: Sorting Time
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students sort objects and symbols and make patterns with sorted objects.

Illluminations: Buttons! Buttons!
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In the following lesson, students participate in activities in which they focus on connections between mathematics and children’s literature.

Illuminations: What Comes Nex_?
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

The following activities deal with patterns and the importance of looking at data from more than a single perspective.

Illuminations: Finding Properties for Sorting
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students sort objects and observe the properties others use for sorting.