talking about books!

book talk chart

Great anchor chart PLUS a freebie!

Anchor Charts


Anchor Charts

Julie Ballew is a Literacy Coach in a suburb southeast of Houston, TX. She has taken pictures of and has created some amazing anchor charts. She has posted them so teachers can adapt them to their grade levels and curriculum requirements. Thank you for sharing, Julie!

Read, cover, remember and retell anchor chart - handy!

"What goes on post-its?" to support comprehension.

No Excuses Writing

Love the anchor chart ideas on this website! what was the problem, who were the characters, what was the book about? was the problem solved, favorite part? why?

Great breakdown of how to summarize without overdoing it.... difficult for students of every age.

partner reading- "how do partners talk about books" (DIG DEEP!)

Book Reviews Anchor Chart

Metacognition Stems

Informational Books

How does your book feel?

This chart came from the book Comprehension Connections by Tanny MacGrego

Conference Guidelines- love this! Students could pick what to talk about, leaving more responsibility and power in their hands.