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Lesson One – Sorting Materials

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify and record a range of ways of grouping and sorting different types of materials by their properties. The class can present and organise the selected materials using Venn and Carroll diagrams.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record a range of ways of grouping and sorting different types of materials by their properties

Learning Objectives

Recording data and results of increasing complexity using scientific diagrams. Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties.

Learning Outcomes

I can use a Venn diagram to organise and present information. I can sort and group materials by their unique properties.

Sorting Materials

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and record a range of ways of grouping and sorting different types of materials by their properties

What Materials

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe the properties of different materials

Materials Venn Diagram

Template to help the children group and sort a range of different materials by their matching properties

Materials Carroll Diagram

Template to help the children group and sort a range of different materials by their matching properties

Materials Word Bank

Vocabulary word bank to help the children identify and sort a range of different materials by their matching properties

Sorting Materials

Interactive activity to help the children identify and record a range of ways of grouping and sorting different types of materials by their properties

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record a range of ways of grouping and sorting different types of materials by their properties

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