Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure with manageable two-page activities.
Do-able Differentiation makes differentiation practical for your classroom and your students. Mike Opitz and Michael Ford avoid jargon and share proven practices for supporting the biggest classes and the busiest curriculums. With four foundational differentiation models, you'll learn to: a) pinpoint differences and match them to differentiation strategies; b) plan effectively for differentiation; c) manage small groups; d) group students around multiple texts; and e) assist individuals with self-selected texts.
Jeremy longs for a pet, but he doesn't know what kind of pet to get. When his parents agree that he can start a pet-sitting business in order to try out a variety of species, Jeremy has no idea what adventures are in store for him. Pet after pet is eliminated from his To Get list. In the end, not a single animal seems suited - until a favorite relative comes up with a surprising solution.
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Product ID: OBP9781551438238
Grades: Grades 3 - 6
Level(s): Primary, Intermediate, Middle School
File Size: 1.22 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Digital Book): 9781551438238
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781551433547
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