Using Tiered Assignments for Differentiated Instruction


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When differentiating instruction by challenge level, what might a teacher use as a guide for developing assignments?

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1. Gardner's Multiple Intelligences is a useful teaching principle because _____.

2. Which of the following is the best definition of Zone of Proximal Development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be looking at using tiered assignments in the context of differentiated instruction. Questions focus on what a teacher might use as a guide for developing assignments and examples of structuring tiered assignments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following topics in the questions of this quiz:

  • Differentiating by product
  • Zone of Proximal Development
  • Tiered assignments
  • Structuring an assignment based on process

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can properly define tiered assignments
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the Zone of Proximal Development
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about a guideline for differentiating by product

Additional Learning

To get more out of the process, go to the lesson titled Using Tiered Assignments for Differentiated Instruction, which will tell you about the following extra topics:

  • Altering assignments
  • Letting students differentiate
  • Learning styles