Creating and Planning for Microphase Groups in Skills Block

Focus Area: EL Education

Instructional Coaches, Teachers

Phase: Targeted Support

Available July 2024


In this session, participants will analyze the most recent data they have from the Benchmark Assessments to place students into microphases. Once the students have been grouped, participants will engage in a planning process and template to support the teacher-led small group station.


I utilize microphase data to effectively plan for differentiated rotations during Skills Block.


  • 2 hours
  • Participants will need a computer with access to Zoom, a camera, a microphone, and stable Internet connectivity

Learning Experience

  • Define student microphases from assessment data
  • Explore options to create microphase groups based on student results
  • Build a plan to get groups started in Skills Block based on their microphase