Insight Literacy

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Insight Literacy creates practical engaging resources for reading, writing, speaking, drama, and poetry.
 
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TOP SELLER! UPDATED & IMPROVED! 200 improvisation acting scenarios. Simply print the scenarios onto cardstock, cut them out, and place them in a box for partners to draw out. These scenarios are great for drama class! (This product was updated
Subjects:
Theater Arts, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.00
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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
380
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By Insight Literacy
BEST SELLER! This 24 page packet includes 20 accountable talk bubbles with conversation stems, a "Talk with Respect" poster with mini talk bubbles, a mini lesson, and 4 mid size blank talk bubbles. Student led conversations accountable to the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Activities, Minilessons
$4.00
179
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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
171
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By Insight Literacy
No More Bullies! is a 3-page reader's theatre script that gives kid friendly advice against bullying. This pdf file includes instructions and information about reader's theatre. The script can be used in a classroom, or as part of an anti-bullying
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, School Counseling, Character Education
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Scripts
$3.00
129
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By Insight Literacy
50 Paragraph Writing Prompts Plus Grading RubricsPull up your writing shorts! This 52-page pdf file comes with 50 lined worksheets with writing prompts for writing a paragraph and two rubrics for grading. Assign weekly (or periodically) paragraphs
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Homework
$6.00
57
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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
Printable Positive Motivational Quotes Sticky-Notes TemplateMotivate students and colleagues with 48 different positive and uplifting quotes. Simply place 1-7/8 x 1-7/8" sticky-notes onto the template and print the quotes directly onto the notes
Subjects:
Classroom Management, School Counseling, For All Subjects
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, 4th, ...
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
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By Insight Literacy
This "ready to teach" 11 page pdf file can be used as handouts or projected onto a screen. You will use the poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost for reading comprehension and response, vocabulary, spelling, parts of speech, figurative language,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$3.00
38
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By Insight Literacy
This simple editing worksheet includes an editor's marks guide, a paragraph about writing complete sentences with errors that need correction, and an answer key. Students use the editor's marks to edit the passage. The short passage is about
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$2.00
33
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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 16-page packet includes:30 Ways to Engage Students in LearningColor Coded Signal CardsYes / No Answer CardsAgree / Disagree Answer Cards11 Creative Ways for Creating Random Groups20 Famous Pair Cards for Forming Partnerships2 Teachmarks with
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Assessment
$4.00
39
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By Insight Literacy
This nine-page pdf file is a comprehensive literature unit assessment of the book Savvy by Ingrid Law. It includes nine short answer, critical thinking comprehension questions, fifteen discussion questions, and a reading response task menu with nine
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Examinations - Quizzes
$3.50
55
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By Insight Literacy
It's time to read nonfiction! This creative nonfiction reading project has two parts: First, students choose a focused reading project from ten options. They read their nonfiction selections and complete Nonfiction Reading Notes where they cite
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Homework
$3.00
67
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By Insight Literacy
What is The Literature Patch and how does it work?This file contains 50 short "patches" from different middle grade, young adult, and picture books. The purpose of looking at a patch of literature is to deconstruct and analyze the text for writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$7.00
38
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By Insight Literacy
This 29 page file is a Poetry Portfolio Project that is perfect for your poetry unit of study. The packet includes: cover sheet for student poetry portfolios, instruction page for students, poetry response worksheet, poetry project task menu with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Activities
$5.00
41
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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
400 Acting Improvisation Scenarios & Drama GamesThis fun resource is packed with ideas for drama class. Included:100 Monologue Improvs -Students draw a card with a character and situation, then quickly improv a monologue.100 Small Cast Improvs
Subjects:
Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$10.00
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By Insight Literacy
Drama Teachers! This fun activity for drama class requires student partners to memorize and and act out a mini scene in character and with emotion. First, let students draw a character card with a trait to portray in their scene. Next, partner
Subjects:
Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Games, Scripts
$3.00
Digital Download PDF (0.50 MB)
By Insight Literacy
This simple editing & proofreading worksheet includes an editor's marks chart and a short passage on spelling strategies. There are 14 errors in the passage students need to edit with editing marks. An answer key is included. Revised to Add
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$2.00
25
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I teach college-level composition, advanced writing, and technical writing. I spent twenty 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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