Setting expectations and norms for math instruction and math class time is so important to set your class up for success. This post will share my go-to math anchor charts to start the year. These are the math charts that I use to set the tone and introduce a lot of my procedures expectations in math. In fact, these charts are the basis for my math mini-lessons the first week of school. If you want your students to be successful with math instruction, you have to clearly lay out the expectations from the beginning of the year. These charts, hopefully, do just that. They also hang in the room, providing a written reminder all year long.
Math Anchor Chart 1: Create a chart that clearly lists your expectations for math centers or workstations.
Math Anchor Chart 2: Create a chart that helps your students see the importance of math notebooks and helps them take ownership of them.
Math Anchor Chart 3: Create a chart that explains how you expect the students to take care of and organize their math notebooks.
Math Anchor Chart 4: Create a chart that helps your students become independent math problem solvers.
Those are my favorite math anchor charts to start the year on the right foot. What are your go-to math anchor charts that you make in those first weeks of school? Let me know in the comments!
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