Academic Language Pre-Assessment + Differentiation Flow ( Text as Point…
Academic Language Pre-Assessment + Differentiation Flow
Text as Point of Reference
Middle Group B: Students research the basic facts of the piece in groups of four.
Basic Group C: Explicit, media-rich instruction regarding the SCOPE of the text followed by a game to check for understanding.
Advanced Group A; Students compare and contrast another text to refine their knowledge of Source Text.
Text as Meaning
Pre-Assessment: Vocab/Phrase Self Assessment
Middle Group B: Text annotation + reverse outline
Basic Group C: Vocab Graphic Organizers + Guided reading and discussion
Advanced Group A: Word research notebook + Text adaptation - new writing form
Text as Model
Pre-Assessment: Sentence Structure Mimicry
Middle Group B: Model Text Fill-in-Blank Activity + Mini-speech using sentence structures
Basic Group C: Explicit Instruction + Model Text Fill-in-Blank Activity and Pre-Assessment Sentence Revision
Advanced Group A: Text adaptation - new writing purpose
Text as Object of Inquiry
Pre-Assessment: Text Citation Practice
Middle Group B: Author Opinion Sentences + Textual Citation and Agree/Disagree
Basic Group C: Model outline + Textual Citation Pairwork
Advanced Group A: Opinion Essay Outline + Writing