Reading Rockets: Concept Sort

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A concept sort is a vocabulary and comprehension strategy used to familiarize students with the vocabulary of a new topic or book. The teacher provides a list of terms or concepts and the kids place words into different categories. For additioinal videos featuring effective teaching strategies, children's authors, reading experts, and professional development webcasts — plus a robust library of video clips organized by topic, visit http://www.readingrockets.org/podcasts#watchlearn For more information about teaching kids to read and helping those who struggle, visit www.readingrockets.org. Reading Rockets is a national education service of public television station WETA.