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…
Reader's and Writer's Notebooks
Hello and Welcome to AUGUST!! Can you believe it is already August!? Where did the last 2 months go!? I don't know about all of you, but...
Camping Out In Second
Hi. My name is Lauren Winter and I am addicted to anchor charts. I love making them. I love teaching with them. I love hanging them in my classroom. I just love me some anchor charts. In fact, when we are learning a certain skill and I don't have an anchor chart, my kiddos always ask for one! So I am dedicating a whole post to share the charts I have made the past two years. First of all, I have a place in my classroom called the "Wall of Wisdom." This is a whole wall where I hang the anchor…
Anchor Charts are a great way to help your students learn and remember what has been taught throughout the year. Here are a few charts that we have made in our classroom this year.
Upper Elementary Snapshots
An Upper Elementary Collaborative blog written by 13 teachers. Includes teaching ideas and resources for grades 3, 4, and 5.
A Beginner's Guide to Interactive Notebooks
A how-to guide to setting up Interactive Notebooks in your classroom - especially great for science!
This year I am planning on using a reader's notebook. I found a lot of GREAT ideas from other teachers. I made a few things of my own to add to the notebook and I also plan to add some things that I have used in the past. I think it will be great for them to have all of their learning in one place to refer to. I have added an example of how I am going to start the year with my reader's notebooks. I hope to write more posts about the notebooks as we add to them throughout the year! I plan to…