I used this poster as a model for an anchor chart. The students gave me ideas for the labels with my "help." I have launched many reading lessons off this poster. it's a visual reminder for my students.

V - vocabulary. My wow word wall - brick wallpaper with sticky back plastic over it, so whiteboard pens can be used to write on the wall.

Wow word wall - children "steal" words and phrases from their reading (class, group and individual) and write them on here. We refer to them regularly and practise using them in sentences.