Table of contents for Differentiation : from planning to practice, 6-12 / Rick Wormeli ; foreword by Carol Ann Tomlinson.

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Section I - Developing a Common Frame of Reference
*	Rationale
*	A Classroom View of Differentiated Instruction
*	Defining Differentiated Instruction
*	How to Extend these Processes to Any Subject
Section II -- Walk-through a Differentiated Lesson from 			
	Scratch 
 
A.	Overview and Steps to Take Before Designing the Learning Experiences
*	Overview
*	Identify your Essential Understandings, Questions, Benchmarks, 
Objectives, Skills, Standards, and/or Learner Outcomes
*	Identify those Students who have Special Needs, and Start 
Thinking about how you Will Adopt Your Instruction to Ensure They 
Can Learn and Achieve
*	Design Formative and Summative Assessments
*	Design and Deliver Pre-Assessments Based on Summative Assessments 
and Objectives
*	Adjust Assessments and Objectives Based on Further Thinking While 
Designing Assessments
B.	Steps to Take While Designing and Implementing the Learning Experiences
*	Designing the Learning Experience (Writing our Lesson Plans):
Brainstorm potential strategies or learning experiences 
Cluster strategies into introductory through advanced 
experiences 
Double-check that strategies meet the needs of exceptional 
students and learning objectives 
Sequence the strategies
Teach the Lesson
*	Sample Differentiated Lesson:
		
Focus
Objectives
Assessments
Materials
		Learning Experiences and Sequence:
	
	Introduction/Hook
Identifying the Learning Goals, Priming, and 	Gathering 
Knowledge
Applying Knowledge
Summarization and Closure
Practice/Homework
Differentiation Alternatives for Each Part
Responding to the Needs of Advanced Students
Three Questions to Guide our Brainstorming of 	Modifications
Changing our Lesson Plans as We Respond to 	Students
Reminders and Review on Differentiated 	Lessons
C. Steps to Take After Planning and Implementing your Differentiated 
Lesson
		
	Assessing the Process
	"Tickler File" Ideas 
Section III -- Helpful Structures and Strategies for the Differentiated Class
General Approaches
*	Different, Not More or Less
*	Adjusting Instruction based on Assessment Results
*	Modify Options: Content, Process, Product, Affect, Learning Environment
*	Models of Instruction
*	Flexible Grouping
*	Collaboration
*	Create personal agendas for some students
Tiering
*	A Slightly Different Definition
*	Tomlinson's Equalizer
*	Gradations of Mastery
*	Respectful Tasks
*	Compacting the Curriculum
*	The Football and the Anchor: Teaching a Variety of Levels at the Same 
Time
*	Scaffolding Instruction
Section IV -- Cognitive Science Structures and Tips that Help Us 
Differentiate
*	Building Background knowledge
*	Priming the Brain and Structuring Information
*	Primacy-Recency Effect
*	Explore Similarities and Differences, Examples and Non-examples
*	Hydration
*	Emotional Content
*	Novelty
*	Meeting Survival Needs
*	Memory Ideas
*	Social Interaction
Section V - 12 Additional Samples of Differentiated 				
	Learning Experiences from Multiple Subjects
Scenario 1: Newton's First Law 
Scenario 2: Sums of Interior Angles 
Scenario 3: Learning from Lectures 
 
Scenario 4: Physical Education Skills 
Scenario 5: Art Skills 
Scenario 6: Simplifying Square Roots
Scenario 7: Students Editing Text 
Scenario 8: Show, Don't Tell
Scenario 9: Calculating Simple Interest 
Scenario 10: Atomic Structure 
Scenario 11: Taxonomic References in Science with English 			
	as a Second Language Students
Scenario 12: Student Can't Sit Still
Section VI -- Beginning the Journey
Section VII -- Recommended Resources
Section VIII -- Quick References
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Individualized instruction.
High school teaching.
Middle school teaching.