What if? To start the year to introduce how to be self managers when the teacher is working with small groups.

Interrupting students: Kathy Griffin's Teaching Strategies: The What If Anchor Chart This is something you can add and subtract from to keep it fresh for current classroom behavior.

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills/ We're Big on Evidence

21 Cool Anchor Charts To Teach Close-Reading Skills

Good Readers Show Evidence- bulletin board to encourage students to use evidence based terms to respond to their reading

Fake Reading vs Real Reading... a great anchor chart from Head Over Heels For Teaching (blog)

I would use this "Fake Reading vs Real Reading" chart as a model to talk with my students about expectations during Independent Reading Time.

Teaching My Friends!: Anchor Charts Self Monitoring

self-monitoring anchor chart: This would be great in a lower grade classroom. This reminds students to be thinking about what they are reading and allows them to be responsible for monitoring themselves.

Strategy rings for each student. Add every time you conference with them about their writing. Genius!

Strategy Rings - give the student a note of the strategy you suggested after each individual reading conference - reference back to them in each ongoing mini-conference

Great post that gives you ideas for using anchor charts.

Keeping Charts Close