Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Anchor Charts

I never really used anchor charts and if I did they were just plain old boring. I never realized they were boring until I discovered pinterest. I thought "Man, my anchor charts are blaaah, compared to these!" So the creative person in me said "Move over sista, it's time for the real star to shine!" HAHAHA I really don't think THAT highly of myself, maybe just a little. This year our school mandated that we have anchor charts displayed in our classroom AND it needed to be student interacted. Today I introduced use your schema to make connections strategy from CAFE. I pre-made this anchor chart before introducing it to the class.


I then introduced each connection one by one using several examples and filling in the pre-made anchor chart. This was our end result. 


I made a worksheet so students can make connections when they read to self. Click on the picture to grab yours for free.



I really love how COLOR makes a huge difference and how it catches the students attention. Here is another example of an anchor chart I made during math instruction.


I place the anchor charts on the wall so that students can refer back to them during the week. Once we move on to a new content I switch out the old ones to new anchor charts. Here are pictures of our Science and Math walls. 




Laters,
Mrs. Concepcion

6 comments:

  1. I love your charts ! I wish I could draw !

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    Little Miss Organized
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  5. What are the long colourful strips you use to attach your anchor charts?

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  6. Wow! I love your connections anchor chart! Will definitely be referring to it on www.thegrade3teacher.com

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