Activities for the Differentiated Classroom: Language Arts, Grades 6-8
In today's highly diverse classrooms, differentiated instruction enables teachers to plan strategically so they can meet the individual needs of all their students.
Now this unique resource makes the challenge of reaching all learners easier by providing teachers with a wide array of practical activities for the differentiated middle school language arts classroom—all based on the strategies presented in the best-selling Differentiated Instructional Strategies, Second Edition.
Correlated to national academic standards, the activities in this book are ideal for supplementing differentiated lessons on character analysis, vocabulary development, summaries, narratives, metaphors, poetry, alliteration, homophones, interviews, and much more. These ready-to-use tasks can be immediately incorporated into lesson plans, and each activity features objectives, materials lists, helpful tips on conducting the activity, and reproducibles.
Teachers can adjust learning based on individual students' knowledge, skills, experience, preferences, and needs by using tested, research-based strategies such as: