Choice Boards / Menus
A CHOICE BOARD offers students a way to make decisions about what they will do in order
to meet class requirements. A choice board could be for a single lesson, a
week-long lesson, or even a month-long period of study. In order to create a
most important elements of a lesson or unit.
required assignment or project that reflects the minimum understanding you
expect all students to achieve.
negotiables which expand upon the minimum understands. These negotiables often
require students to go beyond the basic levels of Bloom's
final optional section that requires students the opportunity for enrichment.
The optional section often reflects activities that students can use for extra
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a simple way to give students alternative ways of exploring and expressing key
ideas and using key skills. Typically, the Tic-Tac-Toe board has 9 cells in it,
like that of the game. This can, of course, be adjusted.
students to complete any 3 tasks--even if the completed tasksdon't make a
student tasks based on readiness.
different Tic-Tac-Toe boards based on readiness.
Tic-Tac-Toe boards based on learning styles or learning
Tic-Tac-Toe boards based on Multiple Intelligences.
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