Jonathan Aldanese Jonathan Aldanese was a principal outside of Seattle before joining the Project, and before that, a lead teacher and a literacy coach in New York City and Seattle. Jonathan has expertise in methods for whole-school reform and in the Danielson Framework.
WeAreTeachers Staff on November 1, Anchor charts are a great way to make thinking visual as you teach the writing process to your students. We searched high and low to find great anchor charts for all age levels. Here are some of our favorites.
Hopefully they help you develop strong writers in your classroom. Why Writers Write Source: The First Grade Parade First and second graders will draw inspiration from this fun-filled anchor chart about why we write.
Make this chart applicable to older students by expanding on each aspect with a specific audience or goal. This website has some great worksheets to use with your students to prepare them to write their personal narrative. Then all your students can reference this anchor chart to keep them on task.
Organized Paragraph So fun! Check out our other favorite anchor charts to teach writing. As students are editing their work, have them read with green, yellow, and red pencils in hand so they can see how their paragraphs are hooking and engaging readers.
Draw the stoplight first and then invite students to help come up with different words. Then encourage students to put the transition words into practice. Unknown This is a quick and easy anchor chart to help students see different types of writing.
Now students can get a good look at what it means to dig deeper. Alternatives to Said If your students are learning about writing dialogue, an anchor chart like this could really come in handy.
Encourage students to try other ways to have their characters respond. Understanding Character Before you can write about character, you first have to understand it.
This anchor chart will help your young writers understand the difference between inside and outside characteristics. Diving Deeper into Character Now that your students understand the difference between inside and outside characteristics, dive deeper into describing a specific character.
This anchor chart is a wonderful idea because students can write their idea s on a sticky note and then add it.
Six Traits of Writing Source: Working 4 the Classroom This anchor chart is jam packed with things to help fourth and fifth grade writers remember the six traits of writing.
Use the chart as a whole-class reference or laminate it to use in small groups. Writing Realistic Fiction This anchor chart reminds upper elementary students how to create realistic stories.
It really walks your students through the process, so they have all the elements they need to create their own story. Sequence of Events Source: Tactile learners can write their first drafts on sentence strips and use this format to put the events in order before they transcribe their work onto writing paper.
Informational Writing Focus upper elementary students on the most important aspects of informational writing while keeping them organized. This chart could be used to support paragraph writing or essays.
This deliciously inspired opinion anchor chart can be used by students in grades 3—5 during writers workshop or when developing an opinion for discussion or debate. Joyful Learning in KC This anchor chart, best for K—2, is made relevant with examples of student work, in this case a fantastic ladybug report.
Keep this chart relevant by updating the examples with student work throughout the year. In kindergarten, this will also showcase how students move from prewriting and pictures to writing words and sentences. Write from the Heart Sometimes the hardest part about writing is coming up with whom and what you should write about.
This is the fun part, though! Use this anchor chart to remind your students that they have lots of good writing options. One way to adapt this chart, as students develop their understanding of argument, is to write each element—claim, argument, evidence—under a flap that students can lift if they need a reminder.
Writing Checklist For those young writers in your class, these cover the basics in a clear way.TCRWP Third Grade Informational Reading/Opinion Writing Performance Assessment DRAFT – 3 Overview of Assessment **Note: Suggested teacher prompts follow – please alter and make note of alterations based on your own conversational style and the ways in which you’ve talked about reading and writing nonfiction in your own .
A CURRICULAR PLAN FOR The Reading Workshop Grade 3 Common Core Reading and Writing Workshop Lucy Calkins put a special emphasis this year on assessment-driven instruction and on Common Core Standards, and the TCRWP will continue to provide the latest research and expert-ise on these subjects.
Another resource for teachers, that these units. “The assessment triangle explicates three key elements underlying any assessment: ‘a model of student cognition and learning in the domain, a set of beliefs about the kinds of observation that will provide evidence of students’ competencies, and an.
The NYC Department of Education has agreed to allow Teachers College Reading and Writing Project to post the performance assessments online to support your students' academic progress. You must obtain permission from the NYC Department of Education for any other use of the assessments.
First Grade Writing Rubric/Narrative Writing (Appendix A, Scaffolding Young Writers) Scoring Guidelines and Commonly Asked Questions Dorn, L., & Soffos, C.
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