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Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Middle School Literacy Instruction

Seven Practices to Maximize Learning

Using Formative Assessment to Differentiate Middle School Literacy Instruction
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Formative assessment and differentiated instruction made manageable

We all recognize the countless benefits of differentiated instruction. The challenge is in its implementation. This start-to-finish guide will show you how through formative assessment and seven classroom-tested practices for maximizing student learning. Packed with vignettes, sample worksheets, and charts, this toolkit demonstrates how to:

  • Establish new classroom normsĀ 
  • Involve students in the use of assessment data and feedback to inform their next steps
  • Clarify end-of-unit criteria to help map learning progression
  • Apply assessment data to grouping students for tiered activities
  • Differentiate assignments based on student readiness, characteristics, and interest
SAGE Publications; November 2012
232 pages; ISBN 9781452284095
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