Must Do May Do (The Literacy Centers GAME CHANGER)
*This product includes a description of how I use the Must Do May Do chart during reading workshop, my examples for all 4 of my leveled groups, and 2 different completely EDITABLE templates for you to make your own!
Giving students choices and holding them accountable for completing important work is essential to successful centers. By giving due dates and laying out assignments students MUST do while also providing activities that they MAY do, your students will be motivated to complete their and be productive in their centers. I loved the results of using this Must Do May Do chart after just one day! I was blown away by the engagement of my students and their desire to get their work done!
Be strategic in your selection of must do's and may do's. It's easy to incorporate ALL of your centers into this chart, whether they are a must do OR a may do. Sometimes we just want our students to practice a skill they worked on the week before, or reinforce a concept they might be shaky on.... Must Do's and May Do's provide the chance for students to do it all!
Use these templates week after week for your centers and lesson plans! Edit the directions to fit your needs, or use my template if you'd like! Feel free to email me with any questions you may have :) firstname.lastname@example.org