Categorize and Classify R. 2.4 Outlines/notes/Summaries

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By Maria Martin
6th grade
Room # 10
What name can we give this group
of items?

School Supplies
You have just named a

!
What things belong in
this category?
Farm Animals
You have just classified animals
who live on a farm!
Farm Animals
Everyday you classify
 Just think about it
*A
is a group of
people, animals, or things
that are similar (alike)
We classify objects according to their physical
structure (make-up) and characteristics (features)
* To
means to put items in
a group according to their
similarities. (likeness)
Why is it important?
 Sorting information into groups, called
and
helps readers understand and
remember what they read.
For example:
Conditions inside of Alvin
Conditions outside Alvin
about 40 degrees Fahrenheit
cramped
more than 12 lights mounted outside
the window
tolerable for people
almost as cold as ice
immense
pitch black
intolerable for people
What is a category?
A
is a group of
people, animals, or things
that are similar (alike)
What does to classify mean?
To
means to put items in a
group according to their
similarities. (likeness)

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