Insight Literacy

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BEST SELLER! This set of twenty-five reading response task menus (27 pages, 25 menus) asks the reader to write a written response based on a critical thinking question. The reader chooses a focus for his or her response on specific questions from a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Novel Study
$8.00
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BEST SELLER! This 7-page pdf file includes a complete scripted mini lesson for teaching students to infer character's feelings. The lesson includes an active engagement activity for small groups, a full sized example of the modeled text, assessment
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Printables
$4.00
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By Insight Literacy
This ready to go mini lesson (10-page file) includes: (1) a semi-scripted mini lesson, (2) nonfiction category cards and examples to use for modeling, and (3) student category cards for reading and sorting (answer key included). All you need to do
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Minilessons
$4.00
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By Insight Literacy
16 Reading Worksheets for Any Fiction Picture Book or Short StoryThis pdf file contains 16 reading worksheets & activities to use with and fiction picture book or short story. Most of the worksheets to use with novels as well. You can use them
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Novel Study
$5.00
34
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By Insight Literacy
This 24-page file includes everything you need to run a well organized, efficient, and authentically engaging independent reading program during reading workshop time for grades 4 & 5. This packet includes:Reading Workshop Task Menu &
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Handouts
$6.00
47
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By Insight Literacy
This independent reading project requires students in grades 4th-6th to explore the genre of historical fiction. Students read a historical fiction novel and complete five tasks focused on the genre.Task 1: Read a Historical Fiction NovelStudents
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Handouts
$5.00
34
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By Insight Literacy
This independent reading project requires students to read a fiction book and complete an in-depth character analysis about the main character. Students complete five different tasks during this unit. A grading rubric for both reading and writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Handouts
$5.00
30
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By Insight Literacy
Students select a current event article to read, then complete the open-ended current events worksheet, including an MLA citation. A citation page with examples and a grading rubric (two half-sheet rubrics on one page to print and cut) are included.
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, ...
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$3.00
16
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By Insight Literacy
This 21-page file includes everything you need to run a well-organized, efficient, and authentically engaging independent reading program during reading workshop time. This packet includes: Reading Workshop Task Menu & Recording Sheet Read by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$6.00
56
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By Insight Literacy
10 Generic Reading Think SheetsThis packet comes with 10 generic (meant for any book) reading think sheets (worksheets). Students can record their thinking before, during, and after reading for any text.There is one think sheet for each of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$3.00
19
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By Insight Literacy
This packet contains 52 graphic organizers that can be used across grade levels and subject material. These graphic organizers are open-ended to allow the greatest access across grade levels and subject material. Some organizers are specific to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$6.00
21
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By Insight Literacy
Launching Reading Workshop Independent Reading Project assesses students' knowledge of working in a reading workshop environment and their attitudes towards reading. This informal assessment provides the teacher with information to discuss during
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Unit Plans
$5.00
5
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Reading Think Notes asks students to jot down their thinking with open-ended prompts and guidance. Choose from 10 different Think Note pages to hand out to your students. Each page has four thinking prompts and one space to write down unfamiliar
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Assessment
$4.00
2
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By Insight Literacy
This simple one-page book report worksheet focuses on the most important ideas for a nonfiction book students need to demonstrate in order for you to assess whether they "got" the book.♥ For more classroom friendly teaching resources visit my TPT
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$1.00
14
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By Insight Literacy
This assignment includes a page with reading information for the student about making text to self connections with the character and directions for the assignment, a written reading response example and grading rubric, and a writing page for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Homework
$3.00
15
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By Insight Literacy
Inside this nonfiction reading product:3-page reading selection in newsletter style that discusses nonfiction text featuresincludes example text featuresincludes an 8-question multiple choice quiz with an answer keyThe "Featuring Text Features"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$3.00
4
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By Insight Literacy
For this project, students will read a brief biography, a nonfiction book, or an article on a topic of interest, and a how to book or article. There are task sheets to complete for each book or article. Skills include: summarization, text features,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$5.00
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By Insight Literacy
Start your school year off with three mini-lessons and an independent reading project that helps students build good reading habits. Mini-Lesson 1: The reader will set personal reading goals.This mini-lesson includes goal cards and a goal sheet for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Activities
$5.00
2
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By Insight Literacy
5 Generic Mini Reading Lessons to Start the School YearThese generic mini reading lessons give you guidance and flexibility to choose your own texts, and match your lesson to the needs of your students. Each lesson is accompanied with a "think
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Scripts
$6.00
4
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I teach college-level composition, advanced writing, and technical writing. I spent nineteen years teaching elementary, focusing primarily on English Language Arts.

MY TEACHING STYLE

~Believes in researched based best practice including balanced literacy, differentiation, deductive and inductive teaching, and AVTK hands-on engagement ~Believes in integrating curriculum and making real-world connections ~Believes in integrating art, music, drama, and technology across the core curricular subjects

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

~Texas Council for the Teachers of English Language Arts Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2006

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

~21 graduate hours in Literature, University of Houston Clear Lake ~Masters in Reading, University of Houston Clear Lake ~Bachelor of Science in Speech, University of Texas ~Associates in Drama, Lon Morris College

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