Making Connections Anchor Chart: Can be shown in a different way for upper grades. Still a good basic chart to remind students as they read. Anchor charts are a main element of a literacy-rich classroom
Building Background Knowledge Schema Interactive Reading Comprehension iNotebook. Check out this amazing resource!! http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Interactive-Reading-Comprehension-iNotebook-Journal-Part-1-1176617
This is such a cute lesson that taps into background knowledge and helps students organize the information they learn. SCIENCE: ACTIVATING SCHEMA AND FACT CHECKS (I wish I had this idea when I was introducing schema!
No-Prep Worksheets and Anchor Charts to build Inference Skills
Inference skill worksheets and anchor charts are NO-PREP and ready to go! Students use their schema (background knowledge) and evidence to generate an inference. Students can use the sentence frames and anchor chart to help them write an inference statement, such as: "I infer....because..."