Responding to the Needs of All Learners in the Chinese Language Classroom

National Chinese Language Conference

May 2014



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I. Introduction


Setting personal goals

ACTFL Position Statement: Languages as a Core Component of Education for All Students

Languages for All Wordles




Me Cube

Fuel gauge



II. What is differentiated instruction?



Directions for making a layered book



DI Background information page


III. Knowing your learners


Knowing the learner page

Multiple Intelligences mini book

Where does your intelligence lie?

Class intelligence profile


MI data

Your class profile




IV. Learning Centers


Learning Center Plan Sheet

V. Choice Boards

Sample choice board

Create a choice board

Choice boards page

V. Flexible grouping


Flexible grouping page

Appointment Clock Buddies

VI. R.A.F.T. Assignments


RAFT Assignment template

VII. Differentiated Lesson Planning


Sample lesson plan

DI bookmark

How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed Ability Classrooms (Amazon)