Providing Differentiated Learning Experiences Through Multigenre Projects

May 2009
Intervention in School & Clinic;May2009, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p288
Academic Journal
The article discusses a multigenre student writing project designed to reflect principles of differentiated instruction. Multigenre writing allows students to combine facts with poetry and prose. The project was aligned with class curriculum needs and intended to investigate how students utilized literacy and technology skills and to encourage reading comprehension and composition skills when writing about social studies topics. Guidelines were created for students and an assessment tool was developed using performance checklists and a rubric that addressed student cooperation and writing quality. Students created poems, timelines and trivia games through the project.


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