Volcano Parts of Speech Sort

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This volcano parts of speech sort will fit into your volcano focus in the classroom.

Students can work on sorting volcano themed words with this volcano parts of speech sort.

This is another free resource for teachers and homeschool families from www.freewordwork.com.

Volcano Parts of Speech Sort

This activity can be used as a card sort or as a write the room type of activity.

Once students have sorted the words, you can choose if you would like them to record their responses.

In my class, I had students record their answers in their word work notebooks.

I have also included three different recording pages that you can choose from.

Another option is to have students take a picture of the sorted words to submit on Canvas.

As a warning, this is a more challenging word sort. For example, the word cool is included. In terms of volcanoes, it would be used as the lava will cool so it is an verb. Since it can also be used as a

Words included:


  • volcano
  • eruption
  • magma
  • lava
  • crater
  • vent
  • volcanologist
  • ash
  • caldera
  • pyroclastic flow


  • erupt
  • flow
  • form
  • destroy
  • monitor
  • investigate
  • study
  • cool
  • degrade
  • spread


  • active
  • dormant
  • explosive
  • dangerous
  • steep
  • massive
  • molten
  • smoky
  • ashen
  • fiery


  • rapidly
  • dangerously
  • violently
  • constantly
  • energetically
  • swiftly
  • intensely
  • widely
  • gently
  • volcanically

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