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Differentiation

  1. 1. REACHING ALL CHILDREN IN THE CLASSROOM DIFFERENTIATION STRATEGIES<br />
  2. 2. All strategies are aligned with instructional goals and objectives.<br />Specific strategy selection based on <br />Focus of instruction<br />Focus of differentiation<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Ways to Differentiate<br />Compacting –modify or streamline curriculum<br />Independent Study- Learning Contracts<br />Interest Centers or Interest Groups<br />Flexible Grouping<br />Tiered Activities<br />Choice Boards<br />Anchoring Activities- list of activities to be done at any time<br />3<br />I’ve mapped out the concepts I’ve already grasped to save you time.<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Diner Menu – Photosynthesis<br />Appetizer (Everyone Shares)<br /><ul><li>Write the chemical equation for photosynthesis.</li></ul>Entrée (Select One)<br /><ul><li>Draw a picture that shows what happens during photosynthesis.
  5. 5. Write two paragraphs about what happens during photosynthesis.
  6. 6. Create a rap that explains what happens during photosynthesis.</li></ul>Side Dishes (Select at Least Two) <br /><ul><li>Define respiration, in writing.
  7. 7. Compare photosynthesis to respiration using a Venn Diagram.
  8. 8. Write a journal entry from the point of view of a green plant.
  9. 9. With a partner, create and perform a skit that shows the differences between photosynthesis and respiration.</li></ul>Dessert (Optional)<br /><ul><li>Create a test to assess the teacher’s knowledge of photosynthesis. </li></li></ul><li>5<br />
  10. 10. What is Science Quiz (Green)<br />Write the letter of the best matching definition with the word.<br />_____1. Botany A. the study of stars, moons, & planets<br />_____2. Chemistry B. the study of earth and rocks<br />_____3. Anthropology C. the study of humans<br />_____4. Physics D. the study of forces, motion, & energy<br />_____5. Astronomy E. The study of animals<br />_____6. Geology F. the study of plants<br />_____7. Zoology G. the study of insects<br />_____8. Entomology H. The study of matter<br />9. The two main categories of science are _________ Science and _________<br /> Science.<br />10. Science ________________________________________________.<br />6<br />
  11. 11. What is Science Quiz (Blue)<br />Write the definition for each kind of science.<br /> 9. The two main categories of science are ______________ Science and <br /> _______________ Science.<br />10. Science is __________________________________________.<br />7<br />
  12. 12. What is Science Quiz (Black)<br />Write the definition for each kind of science.<br />9. The two main categories of science are ______________ Science and <br /> _______________ Science.<br />10. Science is __________________________________________.<br />8<br />
  13. 13. 9<br />Learning Contract <br />My question or topic is:<br />To find out about my question or topic…<br />I will read:<br />I will look at and listen to:<br />I will write:<br />I will draw:<br />I will need:<br />Here’s how I will share what I know:<br />I will finish by this date:<br />
  14. 14. TIC-TAC-TOE- Spelling<br />10<br />Choose three activities “in a row” to complete for your weekly spelling assignments. Staple all work together and turn in on Friday. Label each activity with the correct number.<br />Taken from Carol Gebhardt, Florence Drake Elementary School<br />
  15. 15. Where Do I Go From Here?Resources<br />Websites:<br />www.daretodifferentiate.com<br />www.ASCD.com<br />http://pals.sri.com<br />11<br />

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