Integrating News ELA in the classroom: Lesson 2

From KNILT

Learning Objective

Participants will explain the importance of differentiated instruction

Activities

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: Newsela Differentiation

Discussion

Respond to one of the questions below. 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?

Proceed to the next lesson: https://tccl.arcc.albany.edu/knilt/index.php?title=Integrating_News_ELA_in_the_classroom:_Lesson_3