Tiered Chocolate Activity by Y3rA77

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									Tiered Chocolate Activity


            Look closely at your chocolate and think about it for a couple minutes. Choose one or more
            of the following activities and complete it on one side of your 4X6 index card.


       i.   Make a list of descriptive, sensory, and /or comparative words to describe your piece of
            chocolate (can you list 10? 15? 20?)

      ii.   Create 3 similes to help someone understand how you feel about chocolate.
     iii.   Create an original name and slogan to market your original piece of chocolate (i.e. name:
            M&Ms slogan: “Melts in your mouth, not in your hands”). Present the slogan in the form of a
            jingle.
     iv.    Complete the analogy by adding 2 words. Are there other words that could be used? Make two
            different analogy statements, and explain how the choice of words changes the meaning of the
            analogy.
                    Chocolate is to Stress as ___________is to ___________.
                    Chocolate is to Earth as ___________is to ___________.

      v.    Create a writing label to be attached to every chocolate that describes a risk of eating
            chocolate.

     vi.    Complete this sentence: Chocolate goes best with ______________________.
            Write two or three sentences to support your opinion.

Tiered Assignments:
Tiering is one element in differentiation, and can be based on challenge level, complexity, resources,
process, or product.

  Challenge Level: Vary level of challenge based on Bloom’s Taxonomy.
      Activity i
              Requires knowledge of words, application of a skill (alphabetizing), and thinking
                 fluently
              May also involve reference materials
      Activity ii and iv
              Require the observation and analysis of the chocolate before application of figurative
                 language and comparisons.

  Complexity: Adjust level of complexity between choi8ces.
     Activity i
             Requires making a list of words whereas
     Activity iii
             Requires lasting ideas, evaluation for originality, and then writing a slogan and putting
                to music

Question: How do you determine which student’s complete individual tasks?
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