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.

chapter |7 pages

Differentiated Instruction

What It Is/What It Isn't

chapter |25 pages

From Content to Process to Product

chapter |54 pages

Planning a Differentiated Unit

chapter |47 pages

Ideas Smorgasbord

chapter |19 pages

Differentiated Assessment

chapter |6 pages

Reflections on Differentiation