Insight Literacy

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Insight Literacy creates practical and engaging resources for reading, writing, speaking, drama, and poetry.
 
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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
Get your kids actively engaged in drawing conclusions. This versatile, 13-page file can be used as a focus activity, guided practice, center, game, or all four! There are 50 scenario and picture word answer cards. The scenarios are first person
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$4.00
113
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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
23
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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
57
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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:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
37
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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 Plans (Individual), Minilessons, 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, Literacy Center Ideas, Handouts
$6.00
47
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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
24
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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 "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
39
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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
Picture Book Notes accompany Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm by Jerdine Nolen. 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$4.00
12
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By Insight Literacy
This scripted mini-lesson teaches kids how to read aloud with fluency and expression. There are four short scripts for partner reading (one for each grade level 2nd-5th).♥ For more classroom friendly teaching resources, visit my TPT store at Insight
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Scripts
$3.00
34
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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
Add Up the Books Reading Incentive Program is a simple way to motivate all your readers. Your class will set a reading goal, and then work towards that goal by adding completed books to a running total each week. When the class meets their goal, you
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, ...
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$3.00
17
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By Insight Literacy
Picture Book Notes accompany Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini. 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:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$4.00
17
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By Insight Literacy
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
5
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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
12
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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:
Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles, Novel Study
$4.00
11
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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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