What is pocket chart?
A pocket chart is a specific type of storage system with plastic pockets that many teachers use in their classrooms for organization and lesson planning. Usually made of vinyl, a pocket chart has metal eyelets at the top for easy hanging and plastic pockets sewn on the front.
What are pocket charts made of?
Pocket charts are made from a flexible nylon material with clear vinyl strips across the front, the clear vinyl is open on the top, and stitched on the bottom to create “pockets” to hold sentence strips or cards.
What is pocket chart activity?
Pocket charts are great hands-on ways to incorporate Concept of Word activities in the preschool classroom. They offer preschoolers additional time and space to practice tracking print. The teacher easily changes these Concept of Word activities to reflect the topic and skill levels of the students in their classroom.
How do you hang a pocket chart in the classroom?
Most classroom walls are made of painted cinder block and it is hard to get posters and pocket charts to stay up. These wire Command Hooks stick firmly to walls, metal frames, and even cinder blocks! Another option for hanging pocket charts is to use the Scotch mounting tape for exterior walls.
Why use pocket charts in the classroom?
Pocket charts are awesome for so many uses in the classroom. You can use them for spelling words, math facts, vocabulary, classroom jobs, group organization. There are daily schedule pocket charts and charts for tracking student behavior. Calendar pocket chart are awesome for, well calendars.
Is this a good pocket chart for calendars?
Calendar pocket chart are awesome for, well calendars. Finding uses for pocket charts isn’t difficult. But having the funds to purchase all those classroom resources can be a challenge. I saw this handy little table top version at my local big box store this weekend in the back to school aisle, and it is great!
How do you put a sign on a mini pocket chart?
8. To attach to your mini pocket chart, attach velcro to the sign, then add the matching velcro dot to the other velcro dot. Finally, flip the entire sign over and place on to the file folder in the correct spot. Now, they are lined up perfectly and you have a removable center sign that can be swapped out whenever you like!