Copyright

Differentiated Instruction Lesson Plan

Instructor: Frank Clint

Frank has been an educator for over 10 years. He has a doctorate degree in education with a concentration in curriculum and instruction.

Teach students about differentiated instruction with this hands-on lesson. By the end of the lesson, all participants will know what it means to differentiate content, process, and product.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

Length

1 to 1.5 hours

Materials

  • Paper
  • Poster Paper
  • Writing utensils

Curriculum Standards

InTASC Standard #2: Learning Differences. The teacher uses understanding of individual differences and diverse cultures

and communities to ensure inclusive learning environments that enable each learner to meet high standards.

Introductory Activity

  • Ask for two volunteers.
  • Write a math problem on the board and ask one of the volunteers to solve it independently using numbers.
  • Sit with another student and give the student manipulatives to solve the problem.
  • Then have students tell you which direction was easiest to follow. Ask them to discuss why you would use two different methods with different students to address the same concept.
  • Then introduce the word differentiated instruction by projecting it on the board.
  • Ask students about their understanding and experience with differentiated instruction.

To unlock this lesson you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Register to view this lesson

Are you a student or a teacher?

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member  Back
What teachers are saying about Study.com
Try it risk-free for 30 days

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Create an account to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days!
Create An Account
Support