Use these Sortify Discussion Starters to help students reflect on their learning during and after the Sortify: Natural Resources game, and expand the discussion to how game play relates to real life.

  • What strategies did you use when choosing your bucket labels?

  • How did you decide which bucket to place your tiles in when there was more than one option?

  • Why do you think the ‘raw and finished bucket was worth 5 points?

  • What other terms would fit in the ‘non-renewable sources’ bucket?

  • Were there any bucket labels that were confusing to you? How did you figure it out?

  • What are some other ways your tiles could have been sorted?

  • If you could create 5 additional tiles to include in the game, what would they be?

  • Which tiles fit into the most bucket? Why do you think that is?