Differentiated Instruction: A Guide for World Language Teachers (Paperback)

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In this new edition of a bestseller, author Deborah Blaz helps you differentiate lessons for your world language students based on their learning styles, interests, prior knowledge, and comfort zones. This practical book uses brain-based teaching strategies to help students of all ability levels thrive in a rigorous differentiated learning environment. Each chapter provides classroom-tested activities and tiered lesson plans to help you teach vocabulary, speaking, listening, reading, and writing in world language classes in ways that are interactive, engaging, and effective for all learners.

Features new to this edition include:

Sample thematic units to make your lessons more authentic and immersive

New strategies for using technology to differentiate world language instruction

Additional checklists, rubrics, and feedback forms to help you organize your lesson plans and track students' progress

New connections to the Common Core State Standards, the ACTFL Standards, Webb's Depth of Knowledge, and Bloom's Taxonomy

You'll also learn how to differentiate assessment effectively to help all students show their full potential. Classroom-ready tools and templates can be downloaded as free eResources from our website (www.routledge.com/9781138906181) for immediate use.

About the Author

Deborah Blaz has taught French to grades 7-12 for the past 36 years in Indiana. She also serves as the World Language Department Chair at her school.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781138906181
ISBN-10: 1138906182
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: March 1st, 2016
Pages: 202
Language: English