Insight Literacy

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Insight Literacy creates practical and engaging resources for reading, writing, speaking, drama, and poetry.
 
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Downloaded over 60,000 times! Get ready for some Christmas fun! This reader's theatre script is designed for the whole class to enjoy. There are six main readers and four choral groups. Assign parts and have a blast reading this goofy story about a
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$3.00
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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
130
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By Insight Literacy
BEST SELLER! This 6 page file demonstrates how to write a simple paragraph. It includes an instructional poster than can be projected, 4 instructional poster examples that can be projected, and a rubric for grading. 2nd-5th (reteach, special
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Printables
$3.00
294
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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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By Insight Literacy
Read aloud, The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown. Notice how the author focuses on the critical attributes of her topic. The text pattern in The Important Book is one of the most versatile patterns available. This activity can be adapted across
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Science, Writing
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$3.00
72
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By Insight Literacy
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
174
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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 one page reading comprehension passage about the first Thanksgiving for grades 3-5 includes 11 multiple-choice questions and one short answer question. Answer key included.♥ For more classroom friendly teaching resources visit my TPT store at
Subjects:
U.S. History, Thanksgiving, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$3.00
145
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By Insight Literacy
It's that time of year when sugarplums are dancing in your student's heads. Spark their imagination with 52 fun and creative Christmas story starters. Included in this file are 12 colorful lined Christmas writing papers for their final copies.♥ For
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Homework
$4.00
30
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By Insight Literacy
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
163
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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 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
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 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
40
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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
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
6
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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:
Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles, Activities
$4.00
20
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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, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
36
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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 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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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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