Anchor charts are so important for helping students learn. I typically make them with my students and then have them posted throughout the room. As I am teaching our reading expectations, each day, I introduce a couple of them and add the new ones to the poster. So the poster in not completed until I have taught all expectations. I don't typically create a poster ahead of time then share with the kids. Unless we have brainstormed something, like ways to be a good listener at our desks, I create the posters with them, then fancy them up afterwards or have the components prepared ahead of time like this one.
Once the anchor chart is completed, it looks like this and includes 7 essential habits of good readers during independent reading time.
Depending on your classroom, you may call it independent reading or read to self. They are essentially the same thing. In this product, you have two options for what you want to call it. You then have 7 essential skills that are required for successful independent reading. Several can be seen below.
Here are 3 more expectations. The last one here is my favorite and I think one of the most important.
I am currently working on making this product editable, but for now, if you have a different expectation you want me to include or you call it something different and want a different heading please email me at email@example.com.
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I am currently in the middle of teaching our expectations and loving every second. I can't wait until they can read independently with purpose. Let me know how it's going for you by commenting below!