Insight Literacy

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Insight Literacy creates practical and engaging resources for reading, writing, speaking, drama, and poetry.
 
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This 12 page file includes a personal spelling "word wall" for third graders. Assemble student walls by simply stapling the word walls into file folders. There are 38 commonly misspelled words appropriate for third graders already typed into the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
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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
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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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By Insight Literacy
This 12 page file includes a personal spelling "word wall" for fourth graders. Assemble student walls by simply stapling the word walls into file folders. There are 38 commonly misspelled words appropriate for fourth graders already typed into the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
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By Insight Literacy
Combine the calm of coloring with creative writing with this Christmas Color and Write Fun Booklet. Simply print, copy one to two sided, assemble, fold, and staple the booklet together with a library stapler. This is the perfect activity leading up
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Activities
$4.00
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By Insight Literacy
Three Christmas Fun Booklets for Kids, Plus Printable Gifts!Grades 1-4Print out the booklet pages, copy the pages front to back, fold, then staple together with a library stapler. You can use all three booklets or mix and match the pages into one
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$6.00
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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. Simplify and streamline your book clubs by allowing students to read the entire book before meeting with their book club. In this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles
$4.00
11
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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
Write a Fiction Story -Storyboard for Planning & Lined Writing Paper, Grades 2-4Teach your young writers how to plan and draft a simple fiction story. Use the Storyboard Planning sheets to develop characters, plot, and setting. Students have two
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$3.00
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By Insight Literacy
This is the gift that just keeps on giving! Buy it once and use it again year after year! This colorful printable pdf file includes 3 different sizes of candy bar wrappers (regular, midsize, and miniature), 4 different reward gift cards (no
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, ...
Types:
For Parents, Printables
$5.00
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By Insight Literacy
Action Poems - A Poetry Writing LessonAction Poems is a poetry writing lesson using verbs as the focus of the poem. The lesson is perfect for upper elementary and middle school English Language Arts classes. Included: Lesson directions, examples of
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Poetry, Grammar
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
$3.00
2
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By Insight Literacy
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 2-page pdf file includes one page for students with a task menu. The task menu has 16 spelling activities for use in class or homework. The second-page lists 16 different ideas for using the spelling task menu with your class. The task menu can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Homework
$2.00
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By Insight Literacy
Name Your Nouns is a scripted 15 to 20 minute mini lesson that touches on common nouns, proper nouns, and abstract nouns, but focuses on using proper nouns in writing. The lesson includes a 2-page scripted lesson, printable sentence cards (examples,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson, Scripts
$3.00
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By Insight Literacy
This file includes 16 different story cubes for reading and writing. Use story cubes for individual reports, oral assessment, group discussions, and creative writing. Simply print, cut, fold, glue, and go! Keep your students actively engaged in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$5.00
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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
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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
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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
60 Printable Sticky-Note Template Teacher Comments for AssignmentsKeep a stash of sticky notes with comments for assignments nearby while grading papers! Directions and a template are included, so you can print the comments directly onto small,
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$4.00
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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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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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