Anchor Activities Bundle

Anchor Activities Bundle
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Anchor Activities are an essential element of a well-managed classroom because they eliminate the problem of the bored “fast finisher.” With a stockpile of engaging anchor activities, you’ll never again will have to deal with the off-task behavior of students with nothing to do… because there is ALWAYS something to do!

Included in this bundle:

Anchor Activity – “UR Never Gonna Believe Where I Am…”

In this anchor activity, students send a text message that contains a photo of an interesting location. They are tasked with explaining where they are, how they got there, and what happened while they were there. Encourage students to develop a detailed setting in their writing that helps shape the conflict and mood of the story.

Includes:
• 24 beautiful, high-resolution task cards
• suggestions for using anchor activities in your classroom

Anchor Activity – Picnic Basket Writing

In this anchor activity, students are given a “picnic basket” (in other words, an assortment) of unrelated things. They are tasked with created a story that features each of the four things. Encourage students to think creatively, finding interesting and unsuspecting ways to weave the four pictures together into a cohesive tale.

Includes:
• 20 beautiful, high-resolution task cards that each feature four images
• suggestions for using anchor activities in your classroom

Anchor Activity – Tell This Story

In this anchor activity, students can “tell the story” of the interesting characters displayed on a cell phone’s camera roll. Encourage students to develop their character, demonstrating his/her traits through their thoughts, words, and actions.

Includes:
• 24 beautiful, high-resolution character cards
• suggestions for using anchor activities in your classroom

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