Anchor charts are co-constructed by the teacher and students to record the thinking and classroom discussions that take place. These charts should be available for long periods of time for students to refer back to during their learning.

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What do good writers do?

Anchor chart wall

 

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Another anchor chart wall

Notice the small charts to the left. These are
older charts the teacher took photos of to
preserve for viewing by students.

 

Mentor Text charts:

lifting_leads

wondrous_words

Lifting lead sentences from mentor texts

Collecting wondrous words

 

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More lifted, or "borrowed", text

Beautiful language from our mentor authors
can be displayed anywhere in the room.

 Informational Text Charts:

info1

Students need to be explicitly taught how to
gather research when writing informational text.

 

 

info2

 

 

info3

 

 

 

info4

 

 

Writing Craft Charts:

dialogue

dev-char

types-of-leads

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