ILA E-ssentials

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Imitate and Innovate Anchor Charts

Ekuwah Moses & Holly Lee

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Imitate and Innovate Anchor Charts

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Anchor charts are invaluable to teaching visibly and explicitly for all students learning academic discourse. There is a plethora of online and print sources of anchor charts aligned to every standard, skill, or strategy. The purpose of this article is to guide teachers to become wise consumers and discern the rigor and relevance as it pertains to the intended outcome for their classroom. One sample anchor chart does not fit all lessons or classrooms and yield the same results.

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