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

  • How did you decide which bucket to place your tiles in when there was more than one option?
  • What strategies did you use when choosing your bucket labels?
  • What’s an example of a noun that fits into more than one bucket? Why does it apply to more than one category?
  • Which tiles were the most difficult to sort? Why?

  • 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?