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 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
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TOP SELLER! UPDATED & IMPROVED! 200 improvisation acting scenarios. Simply print the scenarios onto cardstock, cut them out, and place them in a box for partners to draw out. These scenarios are great for drama class! (This product was updated
Subjects:
Theater Arts, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.00
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By Insight Literacy
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
422
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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
Nonfiction Text Features "About Me" BookletBEST SELLER! Students learn about nonfiction text features by creating a booklet about themselves using different features. This 25-page resource includes instructions, printable text features pages for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$6.00
206
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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
129
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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 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
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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, Novel Study
$5.00
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By Insight Literacy
This 22 page literature unit is based on Chris Van Allsburg's picture book, Queen of the Falls (2011). Queen of the Falls is Van Allsburg's first nonfiction biography. This is the story of Annie Taylor, the charm school teacher who went over Niagara
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$8.00
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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
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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 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 "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
38
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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, Fun Stuff
$55.00
$40.00
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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, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$7.00
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By Insight Literacy
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
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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 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
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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
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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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