Differentiated Instruction Teacher Resources

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Forearm Pass/Setting

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Here is a beautifully designed volleyball lesson plan on the forearm pass/bump and overhead pass/set. It includes a detailed multimedia presentation and set of instructional guidelines, skill cues, and lists of strategies for...
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Teaching Julius Caesar: A Differentiated Approach

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the themes of Julius Caesar may appeal to most readers, the act of reading the play can be a challenge. A unit plan related to the popular play by Shakespeare provides lesson plans and activities designed for differentiated...
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Meeting Your Students' Learning Needs With Differentiated Instruction

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Here are three ideas to help differentiate classroom instruction.
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Lyddie: An Instructional Unit Resource Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Katherine Paterson’s young adult novel Lyddie is the foundation of a differentiated instruction unit that not only explores the rise of industrialization and labor but women’s rights issues as well. After learners read the novel, they...
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Comparing and Contrasting

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Teach your third graders to compare and contrast literary elements in two different works on related topics. A pre-assessment activity asks young readers to identify story elements such as character, setting, plot, and main idea. Pairs...
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www.Me.Com

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Create a graphic autobiography integrating images and text. Working within the structure of the programs Comic Life and Photoshop, pupils integrate the Principles of Design. They focus on balance, rhythm, proportion, and text structure....
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EdTech Tuesdays: A Class Set of Chromebooks with Veronica Tadeo

For Teachers K - 12th
Middle school teacher Veronica Tadeo discusses successes she has had using Chromebooks, Kidblog, and other online software and online web pages to differentiate instruction for her English language learners.
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Grade 6-8 Living Things

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What characterizes a living thing? Scholars explore the concept during a differentiated instruction unit on living things. They perform lab experiments to determine how animals adapt to stimuli, watch videos and learn about...
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Special Friends: 1st Grade ELA Unit

For Teachers 1st Standards
Meet scholars' English language arts needs when you implement one, two, or three of the Houghton Mifflin, Special Friends themed units—extra support, challenge, and English language development—all of which offer differentiated...
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Family Time: 2nd Grade ELA Unit

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Challenge, extra support, and English language development make up differentiated instruction offered by three Houghton Mifflin English language arts units. Included in the Family Time themed collection, are detailed lesson plans,...
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Smart Solutions: 3rd Grade ELA Unit

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Offer scholar's differentiated instruction with a collection of three Houghton Mifflin English language arts units—challenge, extra support, and English language development. The Smart Solutions themed units offer detailed lessons,...
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Chemical Properties Investigation

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
This lesson demonstrates differentiated instruction at its best. Over the course of 2-3 class periods, young chemists have the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of metals and their chemical properties from a variety of...
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Grades 7-8 Independent and Dependent Variables

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
It all depends upon the independence. The differentiated instruction lesson plan introduces learners to independent and dependent variables. Using real-world situations, scholars gain a conceptual understanding of the difference between...
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Dog Gone Again!

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Here is a real-life lesson plan! Learners must plan the dimensions of a rectangular fence to reign in a runaway dog. They survey what shape and size fence is needed and use formulas to find perimeter and area of the fence. They explore...
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Are You Absolutely Sure of the Value? - Grade Seven

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
In a math journal, seventh graders address the questions of using variables and notation in real-world math problems. In groups, they arrange themselves in order of birthdate, then subtract the number of their month from seven (for...
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Understanding Vocabulary in Their Own Terms

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners work in small groups with a given passage to identify unknown words. They create a list of three or four unknown vocabulary words. They finish by working to find the meanings of the words. Group learners by ability level and...
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When Is a Noun a Verb? Examining Double Duty Words

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The New York Times' Learning Network provides great lessons! This one uses articles from the paper to help readers understand homonyms like mail (verb and noun). It also includes an exercise in reading informational text. Links to the...
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The Lion and the Mouse

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Have a roaring good time teaching narrative writing with Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse.” The passage contains an audio recording that differentiates instruction for all readers with a written transcript of the story. Learners conclude...
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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
When does simplicity trump glamor? Readers compare and contrast a country mouse and a town mouse after reading a 312-word fable by Aesop. The graphic organizer differentiates instruction for all readers, scaffolding them to carefully...
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Urban Communities

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Urban communities are the focus of a series of lessons created to meet specific needs using differentiated instruction. A pre-assessment designates scholars into three groups based on their ability level. Small groups take part in...
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Volume and Capacity

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Differentiated instruction through leveled learning contracts boosts scholars' knowledge of volume and capacity. Participants split into three groups based on ability and interest before choosing three activities from their learning...
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Grade 7 Earth Day Statistics with Circle and Bar Graphs

For Teachers 7th Standards
Take a tiered approach to studying waste. The lesson uses Earth Day to present differentiated instruction around using circle and bar graphs. Each group gets a cube based on their tiers and works collaboratively as well as individually...
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Orienteering

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about orienteering, and more! Take your class on an adventure with this creative activity. You will need to gather some supplies and materials and maps for your specific location, but the unit sounds like it...
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What's Shaking? Three-Lesson Unit

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Your young architects use the Internet to research tall structures or sky scrapers to help in the design of their scale drawings. This is lesson one of three in which learners design, build, and test model skyscrapers for seismic safety....

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