Begin small. Creating a classroom where individual needs are met can start with one activity such as allowing students choices. Choices give students a feeling of independence and ownership. Allow students to choose:
- Journal topics/writing topics: An example for journal prompts is 5-Minute Daily Writing by Marc Tyler Nobleman
- Reading Books
- Varied graphic organizers
- Working alone or together
- Provide students with anchor activities
Gradually add more complex lessons or plans per nine weeks or semester, literature circles, or alternative assessments.
Tips that I found helpful and to the point, written by Kechia Williams, a Middle School Teacher.