# 23 of the Best 3rd Grade Anchor Charts for Your Classroom

Our top picks to try in your classroom this year!

Using anchor charts in your classroom is a great way to help kids learn, understand and remember by visualization. Here are 23 of our favorite 3rd grade anchor charts.

## 1. Multiplication Strategies

These multiplication strategies will help students struggling with multiplying to visualize the different ways to multiply according to the numbers used.

Source: My Classroom Ideas

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## 2. Point of View

This chart shows which words to look for when figuring out the authorâ€™s point of view when reading. Get more reading comprehension anchor charts here.

Source: Mrs. Spangler in the Middle

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## 3. Rounding Chart

Rounding numbers can get tricky. This 3rd grade anchor chart from Mrs. Zimmerman shows how to do it with a rhyme.

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## 4. What is Area?Â

Show students how to measure space inside a shape with this chart on area.

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## 5. Area and Perimeter

Hereâ€™s another way to show area and perimeter on anchor charts.

Source: Teaching in Flip Flops

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## 7. Story Elements

Discussing the elements of a story are easy with this visual chart.

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## 8. Different Kinds of Lines

Learn about the different kinds of lines with this handy anchor chart.

Source: Elkins School District

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## 9. Fractions

Fractions are simplified with this useful chart that visualizes them so kids can easily understand.

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## 10. Measuring Weight

This chart will help students estimate how much something would weigh by using the correct measurement terms.

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## 11. Comma Use

Comma usage is difficult to understand, but this chart on teaching comma rules is a helpful introduction to the ways we use commas when writing.

Source: Book Units Teacher

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## 12. Growth Mindset

Sometimes kids get discouraged. Have them come up with encouraging words to find more positive ways to overcome obstacles with this anchor chart.

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## 13. Contraction Refresher

This anchor chart reminds kids how to use an apostrophe to make a contraction.

Source: Babbling Abby

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## 14. Earth Day Anchor Chart

This pretty and informational chart will encourage students to give ways that they can help the Earth.

Source: Teaching with Terhune

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## 15. Figurative Language Terms

When introducing these big terms used in writing, this handy chart will help kids decode what they mean using examples.

Source: Crafting Connections

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## 16. Compound Sentences

This fun figure will help kids see how to form compound sentences in their writing.

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## 17. Using a Ruler

Teach students to measure to the 1/4 inch with this helpful anchor chart.

Source: Teaching in Wonderland

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## 18. States of Matter

Show the different states of matter using an anchor chart and have kids find examples in magazines or other sources to add to the chart.

Source: Jessica Meacham

## 19. Elements of a Good Story

Beginning storytellers can benefit from this chart on which parts to include in their stories.

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## 20. Noun Know-How

This fun anchor chart lets kids come up with examples of nouns to use in their writing.

Source: A Cupcake for the Teacher

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## 21. Writing Letters

Have kids fill out the different part of this letter together so they can understand how to write their own letters.

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## 22. Telling Time

Students will find it easy to tell time by creating this chart and putting it near your classroom clock.

Source: Flip Flop Teacher

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## 23. A Great Classmate

Create your ideal classmate together by discussing the traits that make a classmate great by what he or she says and does. Here are some more classroom management anchor charts.