Activities are ongoing activities that students work on
independently. They can be done throughout a unit of study.
are very helpful when differentiating instruction because when
students finish assigned work, they can continue work on anchor
activities so others can finish at their own pace. They allow
the teacher to work with small groups or individual students.
Anchor Activity Planning and Implementation - printable
sheet that helps you plan various aspects of the use of Anchor
Anchoring Activities - information about Anchor Activities
Best Practices: Anchor Activities - provides a definition
of Anchor Activities, how they are used and how to get started with
them, examples and assessment strategies for these activities
Differentiated Instruction and Anchor Activities - article
listing ideas and information about differentiated anchor activities