Differentiated Instruction Pre-Assessment
1. The first step of differentiated instruction may be best described
as __pre assessment______________.
2. On going assessment of an individual work or progress is called _formative_________
3. A final assessment of a individual’s work or progress is called __summative_________
4. In what ways can educators differentiate for their students?
process Activities that help students make sense of, and come to own, the ideas and
skills being taught.
product Vehicles through which students demonstrate and extend what they have
content What students learn and the materials of mechanisms through which that
5. Teachers differentiate according to students’
readiness A student’s entry point relative to a particular understanding or skill.
A student’s curiosity or passion for a particular topic or skills.
How a student learns--the mode or intelligence by which we prefer to learn,
learner profile gender differences, cultural influences,
6. What is KUD? Provide an example of each.
Example of a K:
A money market is an FDIC-insured investment that requires a higher minimum balance than a
checking or savings account. It allows for limited check writing options.
Example of a U:
Investing involves trading risk and rewards.
Example of a D:
Students will be able to list investment options by their degree of risk and by their potential
7. Name at least one DI author or national expert. Wormeli, Tomlinson, Gregory, Strickland,
8. My personal definition of differentiated instruction is . . . Giving students what they need
9. Name at least three ways you feel you differentiate for your students . . .