Daily 5


I-Charts

Effective Charts

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Here are four things we can do to ensure charts serve their purpose.

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Launching Read to Self–Correct/Incorrect Model

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There are times we think of forgoing the correct and incorrect modeling portion of the 10 Steps to Independence when launching any of the Daily 5.  Here is why we don't. 

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Daily 5 Anchor Charts

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This support sheet of sorts helps us remember the information that must end up on I-Charts to ensure success.

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Revisiting and Adding Behaviors to the I-Chart

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Would you like to see what day two looks like when launching Read to Self? Join this fourth grade class as they revisit and revise their I-chart together.

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Reusable I-Charts

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These attractive I-charts can be used year after year. 

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I-Charts with Experienced Students

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Rachel's fourth-grade students take an active roll in helping to create their class I-Charts when launching Daily 5. 

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Review the Daily 5 Behaviors After a Break

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Reviewing the I-chart and behaviors on the chart after any break from school will help students build their stamina and get back into the flow of reading and writing.

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Creating a Sense of Urgency

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Here is the language we use when creating a sense of urgency for The Daily 5 with our students.

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