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Homogeneous Groups


Definition: Homogeneous Groups are groups organized so that students of similar instructional levels are placed together, working on materials suited to their particular level, as determined through assessments.

Homogeneous Groups can be contrasted directly with Heterogeneous Groups.

Also Known As: Ability-based Groups
When organizing reading groups, the teacher puts all of the "high" students together in their own group. Then, the teacher meets with all of the "high" readers at the same time and read a "higher" book with them, and so on, through the various reading levels that exist in the class.

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