Educator Resources for Sortify: Continents and Oceans

Sortify is an original BrainPOP game in which students categorize and sort information from BrainPOP movies into bins representing key concepts. With the Continents and Oceans data set, students can practice sorting geographic location tiles into bin categories such as Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe. Students earn more points when sorting tiles into bins labeled with more complex concepts, such as those that require them to identify whether a region touches a specific ocean, or those that ask them to order land masses according to population or size. Students may also earn bonus points for accurately sorting all tiles into only four bins. Scores for Sortify will vary based on the combination and difficulty of the selected bins. Accruing the highest possible score indicates that a student has understood the topic enough to strategically group and categorize key concepts and ideas.

Sortify Game Lesson Ideas: An Adaptable Overview

This page provides lesson ideas for BrainPOP's Sortify game. The ideas are adaptable for any subject area and any grade level (K-12.) Learn how the Sortify game can be used as a playful assessment tool or practice activity that requires students to categorize topic-specific tiles into the bins where they belong. See more »

Continents and Oceans Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about geography, continents, and oceans. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Continents and Oceans topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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