Review three parts of speech by sorting nouns, verbs, and adjectives with a parts of speech sorting activity.
🎃 Fun Fall Activities for Elementary Students
With this grammar sorting activity, students will independently identify the fall nouns, verbs, and adjectives and sort each pumpkin into its correct part of speech category. This word sort activity contains the following
- 36 Noun, Verb, and Adjective Sorting Cards
- Sorting Mats with Definitions of Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives
- Sorting Mats without Definitions of Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives
When they’re done, your students will better understand the three parts of speech.
Editable English Worksheets and Activities for Differentiation
Download this fall-themed grammar activity as a Google Slides or printable PDF file. Double-click on the words and change them to make them easier or more complex, depending on your students’ needs.
You can change the cards’ nouns, adjectives, verbs, and even the directions on how to play! Coordinate the words to match your classroom grammar posters, word wall, or weekly vocabulary words.
Scaffolding + Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use these parts of speech card sorts as a:
- Writing center activity
- Writing lesson warm-up
- Fall or Halloween-themed filler activity
- Homework assignment
- Brain Break
- Fast Finisher activity
Students who need a challenge can think of synonyms for each word and write them on the worksheet or use words to write sentences.
Support students who need more help by referring them to a part of speech anchor chart or poster.
How To Prepare This Resource
Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource.
We’ve included an answer key for students to self-check their work with this download.
This resource was created by Kendall Britnell, a teacher in Colorado and a Teach Starter collaborator.
Add more color to your English Language Arts lessons by including these activities in your classroom writing center!
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