Word Sorts

Date:

Word Sort

ur=ear
er
eer
ear

oddball
earth
her
peer
clear

there
heard
germ
deer
spear

here
learn
perch
steer
near



herd
cheer
dear



clerk

fear



fern

year



term

hear















Explanation of Sort: This sort helps with spelling words. It also help with your homuphones. (Example: dear and deer) They are not spelled the same way but sound the same way. That is what a homuphone is. It also helps yopu with your sounds. For instends ear=ur spelled with ear but sounds like ur.


Speed Sort


Time #1:53
Time #2:56
Time #3:51


Origin/Parts of Speech


Word
Origin
Part of Speech

deer
old and new english, high old german
noun

dear
Old and Middle English,OldHigh,OldNorse
adverb,adjective,noun

perch
middle english,old french,latin
noun,verb

herd
middle english,old english,german
noun, verb

here
middle english, german, old norse, old english


fear
Old and middle English,OldSaxon,Dutch,OldNorse


near



cheer



year



spear



clear



her



heard



there



herd



Partner Sort

oddball
ear=ur
er
eer
ear
there
heard
her
deer
dear
here
earth
germ
steer
clear

lear
clerk
peer
fear


herd
cheer
year


fern

near


perch

s pear


term