Integrating News ELA in the classroom: Lesson 2


Learning Objective

Participants will explain the importance of differentiated instruction


Activity 1

Respond to the following question:

Should all students be given reading material on "grade level" regardless of their individual reading level? Explain.

Activity 2A

Watch the following video:

Activity 2B

Read the following article:


Respond to one of the questions below. Be sure to respond to 2 other responses. Use evidence from the video and/or the article in your response.

After watching the video and reading the article, respond to one of the following questions. Be sure to respond to at least 2 other responses also.

1. What is differentiated instruction?

2. How is it beneficial to struggling and/or your lower 1/3?

3. Why is differentiated instruction important?

4. In what ways can NewsELA help with differentiation?