Differentiated Instruction

Differentiating Instruction for Reading

Differentiated Instruction makes student success more likely because students' individual needs are supported. Modifying or supplementing whole-group instruction in a small group setting allows each student to learn at an optimal pace. Research supports differentiated instruction as a best practice in all subjects, and shows that it is especially effective in reading instruction.

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Dr. Vicki Gibson states that while the process of providing differentiated instruction may sound relatively simple, successful implementation can be challenging. She also notes that there are many descriptions of differentiated instruction, but there are far fewer resources that provide practical support for making it happen in classrooms.

Read Naturally is an excellent resource for differentiating instruction for reading, because differentiated instruction is inherent in the process for all Read Naturally reading programs and assessments. Additionally, Read Naturally offers high-quality professional development that provides educators with the support they need to implement this practice most effectively.

Read Naturally Intervention Programs: Differentiating Instruction for Reading

Read Naturally Intervention Program

Description

English Language Skills

Vocabulary

General Background Knowledge

Audio Support

Reapeated Readings

Explicit Phonics

Student-Friendly Definitions With Audio support

Vocabulary Questions

Audio-Supported Spanish Translations

Informative Nonfiction Stories

U.S. Culture and Language

Web-based series: Sequenced, Phonics, Idioms, Español (Spanish)

Print materials: Sequenced, Phonics, Idioms,
Español (Spanish) series

Explicit phonics and word analysis

 

 

 

 

One Minute Reader (Web app | Books with audio)

Independent Reading Practice

 

 

 

Teacher-led explicit phonics

 

 

 

 

Academic vocabulary

 

 

 

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Read Naturally Assessment Tools

Read Naturally also offers assessments ideal for assisting teachers in differentiating instruction:

  • Diagnostic phonics assessments determine skills and needs in phonics and decoding.
  • Progress monitoring assessments track individual progress in fluency.

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Read Naturally Professional Development

Finally, Read Naturally offers high-quality professional development options to support differentiating instruction for all students, including seminars, coaching services, and self-study courses.

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