On this page you will find examples of things to consider before planning a DI lesson or unit. You will also find planning templates.


Below is an example of a student profile survey that intermediate/middle teachers may want to use:



Here is another student interest survey that allows you to gather information about student interests and learning preferences:



This pdf gives ideas on designing lessons with students readiness, interests and learning profiles in mind:



Here is a template that you could use to plan a DI unit or lesson, it's adapted from Chapman, Gregory, 2001:



Here is a sample, grade one language arts lesson. Thanks to Kathleen O'Hanley for sharing this:


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Entry Points
Cindy Strickland Presentation - March 2, 2010

Learning Contracts
Cindy Strickland Presentation - March 2, 2010