Insight Literacy

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Insight Literacy creates practical engaging resources for reading, writing, speaking, drama, and poetry.
 
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BEST SELLER! This 9 page mini literature unit accompanies the picture book, The Plot Chickens by Mary Jane and Herm Auch.Summary: Henrietta the chicken loves to read so much that she writes a book, but no one will publish a book by a chicken, so she
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
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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
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In this independent writing project, students will: -draft, revise, and edit a realistic fiction story -develop a main character -develop a simple plot -integrate sensory images into the story for setting -use dialogue that moves the story forward
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Creative Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Handouts
$5.00
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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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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
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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
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
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 Plans (Individual), Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
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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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