Insight Literacy

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Insight Literacy creates practical and engaging resources for reading, writing, speaking, drama, and poetry.
 
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By Insight Literacy
This 26-page file includes word wall cards for 100 commonly misspelled words. Just print, laminate, cut, and attach to your wall. Each card uses black letters for consonants, red letters for vowels, blue letters for y and w, and green for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Spelling
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
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By Insight Literacy
This pdf file contains a copy of Clement C. Moore's famous poem, "Twas the Night Before Christmas", plus a printable template for printing out interactive read aloud notes (ready to go) onto post-it notes. Print the notes and place them inside your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Printables
$3.00
39
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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:
Lesson, Activities, Assessment
$4.00
57
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By Insight Literacy
This 58-page thematic penguin unit is packed with cross-curricular activities in reading, writing, poetry, science, math, art, and drama. Included in this packet: Instructions, a nonfiction print and fold booklet about penguins, multiple choice
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Science
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$8.00
66
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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
$5.00
34
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By Insight Literacy
Visualization Mini-Lesson, Grades 2-6This mini-lesson teaches students how to visualize while reading. The lesson connects with what students already know about making pictures in their minds. This is a scripted lesson that can be adapted or changed
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson, Scripts
$3.00
39
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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, Centers, Handouts
$6.00
47
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By Insight Literacy
Book clubs (or literature circles) are a great way to meet your higher reader's needs while you do guided reading. This booklet focuses on reading nonfiction books. Students select a topic together, but each student reads a different book on the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literature Circles, Activities
$4.00
21
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By Insight Literacy
Teach important nonfiction text features while enjoying some Christmas fun at the same time! This pdf file contains 12 nonfiction text features posters with a Christmas theme, plus a "Learning About Text Features" think sheet for group work. This
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
$6.00
77
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By Insight Literacy
This sven page creative writing activity includes instructions, a four square organizational story map, lined reindeer writing paper, a reindeer pattern, 2 coloring pages, and a reindeer coloring page in case you don't have time to create a reindeer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$3.00
36
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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
3
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By Insight Literacy
These Picture Book Notes accompany The Gardener by Sarah Stewart. Included in this pdf download:~Picture Book Notes for the Teacher~Interactive Read Aloud Teacher Think Notes -ready to print onto Post-It Notes (see the preview to find out how this
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$4.00
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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
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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, Activities
$7.00
38
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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
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
Personal Expository Essay Independent Writing ProjectStudents will: plan, draft, revise, and edit a personal expository essay develop a central idea statement (thesis) organize their ideas logically and write with an informative tone add facts,
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Printables
$6.00
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By Insight Literacy
Fun, educational, engaging! Grab all 12 elementary Christmas resources (164 pages) in this one bundle and save 27% (plus a little). Hold the ctrl button down on your keyboard and click each link to see each of the product details. Included in this
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities
$55.00
$40.00
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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
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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, Scripts
$3.00
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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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