This is a great anchor chart when students are asked to explain their answers based on evidence in the text, either orally or in writing. I would introduce this anchor chart whole group and then refer back to it during guided reading sessions.
Use these Close Reading symbol charts & bookmarks with your BACK TO SCHOOL read alouds to introduce close reading. The file includes charts color and 2 blackline masters) and bookmarks color and 1 blackline master). You can use these as anchor c