Purposes of anchor charts include:
- To display routines and expectations throughout different parts of Reading and Writing Workshop.
- To have up as inspiration for ideas in writing or how to select books during reading.
- To chart and summarize the learning of a specific lesson that can be referenced again and again throughout the year.
- To give students ownership in the classroom by displaying their self-generated ideas.
Below are anchor charts from 5th-8th grade language arts classrooms. I think it's pretty safe to say that it's easy to tell from the anchor charts that there are some amazing learning experiences happening in the reading and writing of students.
I hope you enjoy the anchor charts, and that they inspire new ideas in your classroom