In this practical guide, teacher and brain-based learning expert Sarah Armstrong offers the tools and techniques that make designing tiered lessons manageable. She guides teachers through pre-assessing before a unit, identifying scaffolds necessary to support students, and focusing instruction around essential understandings. She demonstrates how to design tiered questions that engage students at their level and involve high-level thinking skills; she also shows how to incorporate choice and collaboration to motivate students. Armstrong shares a wealth of strategies, planning sheets, graphic organizers, and more to make tiered instruction a success. For use with Grades 3-8.