Secondary Differentiation Resources

Published: 1/20/2017 2:22 PM

Articles and Lesson Plans for Differentiation in the Middle and High School

 

​Articles
“Differentiating Instruction in Responsive Middle and High School Classrooms” by Nancy Frey: Nancy Frey provides an in-depth process on how to incorporate differentiation in the secondary classroom.
 
“On Target: Strategies that Differentiate Instruction” by June Preszler: This article shows the entire process of differentiation and a number of ways to begin differentiating instruction in secondary classrooms.
 

Unit Plans:

Math Ready—Southern Regional Education Board - Free high school math unit plans with lessons to help students become Career and College Ready. 
 
Literacy Ready—Southern Regional Education Board - Free high school literacy unit plans with lessons in social science, English, and science to help students become Career and College Ready.
 

Lesson Plans:

Below are a set of lesson plans that show differentiated instruction. If you would like to submit your lesson plan for the website, please fill out the lesson plan form and submit to jennifer.pusateri@education.ky.gov.
 
English
Mathematics
Science 
Social Studies
Vocational Skills

  

Video Clips:
New Teacher Survival Guide: Differentiating Instruction—This video discusses the challenge of differentiating instruction and provides tips on how to make it more accessible to teachers. 
 
Differentiating Instruction to Meet the Needs of the Students—Sarah Crisp discusses how she differentiates learning on the topic of loyalty in Julius Caesar.
 
Applied Differentiation: Making it Work in the Classroom—Nancy Meredith shows how she has incorporated differentiation into a unit on poetry.  

 

Jennifer Pusateri
Office of Teaching and Learning
Differentiated Learning Branch
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970
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