Presentation on theme: "Anchor Activities: Ongoing assignments that students can work on independently Meaningful, tied to curriculum Can allow the teacher to work with small."— Presentation transcript:
Anchor Activities: Ongoing assignments that students can work on independently Meaningful, tied to curriculum Can allow the teacher to work with small groups or individuals
Possible Anchor Activities: Writing journals Creative writing prompts Independent reading-content related reading Reading games Spelling practice Centers RAFT Books on tape Projects- small group or independent Wordless picture group Magazine or calendar picture
Example: Magazine Picture
What can do you do with that picture? Math- find different shapes, colors, number of items, organize/classify items Geography: Where is this office located? How do you know? Creative thinking: Who works in this office? Explain- what do they do? Are they male or female? Etc. Reading- List all the words that start with a certain letter. Find all the nouns. Give adjectives to describe the office. Writing: Write a story about a day in the life of the person who works here.