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Sail the Voyage
of
Literacy Strategies
Through
Anchor charts:
P Make thinking permanent and
visible
P Allow connections from one
strategy to another
P Clarify a point
P Build on earlier learning
P Provide visual cues to develop
independence
(Debbie Miller, 2002)
Information on anchor charts may be in
complete sentences or point form and
may include:
*definitions
*examples
*explanations
*strategies
Anchor charts contain the students’
ideas. As learners continue to add
their thinking to the charts, they use
them as tools for thinking and
learning.
Learning can be scaffolded by creating
and displaying anchor charts.
(Harvey and Goudvis, 2000)
They are displayed in the classroom in
order to provide a visual resource for
the students.
(Linda Hoyt, 2005)
Students become more responsible
for their learning by referring to these
charts when necessary and using
them as tools for accessing learning.
(Linda Hoyt, 2005)
For samples of anchor charts
created collaboratively with
teachers and students in our
district, view the upcoming
slides.
For further samples of anchor
charts created collaboratively
with students in our district,
check out the link “Anchor Chart
Examples”on the primary page
of the program website.
To watch a brief 10 minute
video displaying a teacher and
her grade 3 students creating
an anchor chart on small
moment writing, click the link
“Anchor Chart Video Clip”on the
primary page of the program
website.
References:
Harvey, Stephanie, and Goudvis,
Anne. Strategies That Work: Teaching
Comprehension to Enhance
Understanding. Portland, Maine:
Stenhouse, 2000.
Miller, Debbie. Reading with Meaning.
Portland, Maine: Stenhouse, 2002
Hoyt, Linda. Spotlight on Comprehension:
Building a Literacy of Thoughtfulness.
Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2005