Bob Valiant, 15 March 2004
Thinking Skill Emphasized: CATEGORIZE
Grouping items into categories helps us make sense of data collections.
The following items contain lists of things belonging to a common category. Break this group into the smaller categories listed.
1. TOOLS: shovel, mallet, plane, rake, saw, file, spade, chisel, sander, hammer
2. WORDS: pen, bed, hat, drive, pretty, climb, quick, run, orange, window, loud
3. OCCUPATIONS: farmer, nurse, grocer, actor, author, pharmacist, dental assistant, waiter, chef, emergency medical technician, newscaster
4. BODY PARTS: intestine, stomach, kidney, nose, bladder, lungs, saliva glands, sweat glands, wind pipe
Grade Level Range: Secondary
Subject or Course: Any