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Differentiated Instruction

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FrontPage  

 

 http://daretodifferentiate.wikispaces.com/ - Dare to Differentiate

 

http://daretodifferentiate.wikispaces.com/Choice+Boards - Differentiated Templates - Menus, Tic Tac Toe, etc.

 

http://www.readingquest.org/strat/home.html - Strategy Templates

 

http://www.fcpsteach.org/languagearts/sec/ms/default.cfm - LA Sources for DI, G & T

 

http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/different.htm - Differentiation - Technology Page

 

http://educatoral.com/multiple_intelligences.html - Multiple Intelligences

 

http://educatoral.com/learning_styles.html - Learning Styles

 

 

 

Rubrics

 

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/assess.html - Rubric Guide

 

http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/Rubrics/Index.htm - Rubrics

 

http://www.rubrics4teachers.com/archive.php - Rubrics

 

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/ - Rubistar

 

 

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/assess.html - Rubrics

 

 http://eduscapes.com/sessions/needs/all2.html - 10 Tips for Differentiation

 

 

 http://deborah-o-banion.suite101.com/how-to-modify-tests-for-students-a261155 - Test Modifications

 

 

Reading/Writing Menu

 

Bloom’s Taxonomy

 

Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences

Knowledge

Comprehension

Application

Analysis

Evaluation

Synthesis

Verbal-Linguistic

 

Record at least 5 vocabulary words that you found interesting.

Write a summary of the book or chapter that you read.

Write a conversation between two characters from your book.

Compare two characters from a novel or from your text.

Choose two people from your text and justify their actions.

Write a letter to the editor about your views on an issue from the text.

Visual-

Spatial

Draw a diagram and label the parts.

Summarize events from the text using a sequence ladder or comic strip.

Research a person or event from the text and make a storyboard to explain your findings.

Use a Venn Diagram to compare characters or events from the text.

Develop a visual presentation to justify the actions of a person in the text.

Use a Mind Map containing symbols that represent a person from the text.  Give the meaning of each symbol.

Logica/-

Mathematical

Place events from the text on a timeline.

Explain in a flowchart the events from the text.

Demonstrate an understanding of the information in the text.

Diagram how the text represents information that all students should know.

Critique the motives of the people in the text.

Determine how the author’s life may have influenced the slant of the text.  Chart your findings.

Naturalist

List things from the text that appeal to each of the five senses.

Suggest a solution to a problem from the text. 

Demonstrate how nature played a role in events from the text.

If a person from the text lived today, what types of things would be found in his/her suitcase?

Rate the motives of a person from the text.  Explain the rating scale.

Hypothesize what might have changed if the person were in a different environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bloom’s Taxonomy

 

Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences

Knowledge

Comprehension

Application

Analysis

Evaluation

Synthesis

Musical

 

Write a song to tell the important information contained in the text,

Explain events from the text using a rap song.

Dramatize events from the text using the appropriate musical background.

Compare two people or events from the text by writing a jingle for each.

Justify a character’s views or actions through the lyrics of a song.

Compose a musical composition that represents the characteristics of a person in the text.

Bodily-

Kinesthetic

Act out a vocabulary word from the text.

Create a skit to summarize a section of the text.

Organize information from the text using a living timeline.

Classify information from the text using a tactile sort.

Rate the importance of text information by moving to a specified area of the room.

Compose a dance or group of movements to reteach text information.

Intrapersonal

List vocabulary from the text in a learning log.

Write a belief statement from the point of view of a person in the text.

Interpret and illustrate information from the text in journal format.

Examine information from the text that might be applicable to your life.  Explain in diary format.

Select events from the text that you can connect to your life.

Create a diary from a character’s point of view.

Interpersonal

In a small group or with a partner, discuss information from the text.

Explain events from the text to a partner.

With a partner, create a position statement for a person from the text.

Compare and contrast people from the text through a character interview.

With a partner, debate the motives of characters or events from the text.

In a small group, design an activity to teach the important information in the text.

 

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Literature Log Grading Rubric

 

Score 4 Points

  • My response shows I understand what is happening in the story completely.
  • I use more than one example or piece of information from the story in my response.
  • I ask questions that show I am thinking deeply about the story.
  • I make predictions based on information from the story or from something similar that has happened to me.
  • I make clear and understandable connections between the story and things that have happened in my own life or in another story I have read.

Score 3 Points

  • My response shows that I understand what is happening in the story very well. There may be a part that I don't completely understand.
  • I use one example or piece of information from the story in my response.
  • I ask a question that shows I am thinking about what is happening in the story and why it is happening.
  • I make a prediction that uses information from the story or from something similar that has happened to me.
  • I make connections between the story and something that has happened to me in my own life but I may not express it very clearly.

Score 2 Points

  • My response shows that my understanding of the story is incomplete. There are several things that are confusing to me.
  • I try to include some information or an example from the story but it is hard to understand why I included the information in my response.
  • I ask a basic question that is answered clearly in the story.
  • I make a prediction, but I don't give any reason for why I think it will happen.
  • I write about something that has happened to me but I don't connect it to what is happening in the story.

Score 1 Point

  • My response shows that I didn't understand the story at all.
  • I don't include any information or example from the story.
  • I don't ask any questions or make any predictions.
  • I don't connect the story to my own life at all.

 

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