9 Handy Anchor Charts on Display


Creating anchor charts that are handy references is made easier when you see a few examples. Here are 9 anchor charts that are perfect for displaying along with your content in science, language arts and math.

9 handy anchor charts to hang in the classroom

Use these 9 anchor chart tips as inspiration to create ones for your curriculum or as a perfect fit if it matches your grade!

Science Anchor Charts

21 Super Activities for Teaching Moon Phases - Anchor Chart Moon - Teach Junkie
Source: msjonesjunction.blogspot.com

1. Anchor Moon Chart – Kick the visuals into high gear if you’re working on physical science with this phases of the moon anchor chart.

Forms of Energy Anchor Chart - Teach Junkie

2. Types of Energy – Perfect for listing out tough concepts like the different types of energy in a fith grade unit. Use colors to help keep categories separate.

Anchor Charts for Math

18 Telling Time To The Hour Resources - Measuring Time - Teach Junkie
Source: firstgradeglitterandgiggles.blogspot.com

3. Measuring Time – If you’re introducing concepts like time and how to read an analog clock adding the most pertinent information is key. Keep it simple and get vocabulary you expect your students to use in there!

4. Halves and Quarters – Create lists together when comparing frequently confused items. This collaborative effort will make the examples listed out more memorable to students. Make it stick!

14 Easy Multiplication Charts and Tips - Brace Map - Teach Junkie
Source: matt-allison.blogspot.com

5. Brace Maps – Use a variety of ways to model content to help students recall strategies with visuals. The visuals will go a long way when they try to recall when/why to apply strategies.

ELA Anchor Charts that Rock

6. Describing Tacky the Penguin – If your anchor chart’s content is very focused then make it big! Fill the center with a memorable image and surround it with the highlighting facts.

12 Easy Cause and Effect Activities - Cause and Effect With Amelia Bedelia - Teach Junkie
Source: stepintosecondgrade.blogspot.com

7. Cause and Effect – Draw attention to your main concepts by creating an anchor chart that fits your biggest need. If you want to create a list with examples – use arrows, lines and color to bring it to life.

8. Writing Process Anchor Chart – See how you can easily teach the same concept like the writing process and alter it to fit your grade level. There are examples of multiple anchor charts on the same topic.

9. Teaching Vocabulary Strategy – Break down how to use a strategy with the steps to using it successfully in a simple chart that is handy at all times. Keep it posted so students can use it!

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