Writing Differentiation Strategies and Activities for Middle School

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Remediate learning gaps this Fall with differentiated writing instruction

Use the 4 strategies and 3 tools and activities in this resource for how to plan differentiated instruction for writing and implement it for your entire class. With a focus on meeting students "where they are" and designing writing instruction to close pandemic-related learning gaps and meet individual student needs, this practical and ready-to-use packet of strategies and tools will help you quickly and easily support students at all levels across the middle grades.

Included in this resource are:

  • 4 strategies with tips on how to put them into practice
  • A template for planning and facilitating group writing practice
  • A reflective editing checklist for individual student writing assignments
  • A peer editing checklist for peer writing review and edit practice.

Some of the strategies featured include:

Group writing practice with specific, defined roles

Assign roles based on student writing abilities using the Group Writing Roles sheet (included).

Peer review and editing

Reviewing peer work will help students develop better awareness of inconsistencies in their own writing.
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Stephanie Belcher


About Stephanie

Since graduating with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education and Teaching, Stephanie Belcher (B.Sw., M.A.) has worked in education in various capacities. She has been a… Read more

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