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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This file contains a 16-page Literature Guide for "A Sick Day for Amos McGee" by Philip C. Stead -the 2011 Caldecott Medal Winner!Included: story guide, reading comprehension quiz & answer key, reading response questions & lined writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$4.00
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By Insight Literacy
Every teacher knows that teaching small groups is best practice, but how do you keep the rest of the class engaged and learning while you're meeting with a few students? Set your writing workshop so that students read and work independently.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Independent Work Packet, Assessment
$49.00
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BEST SELLER! This set of twenty-five reading response task menus (27 pages, 25 menus) asks the reader to write a written response based on a critical thinking question. The reader chooses a focus for his or her response on specific questions from a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Novel Study
$8.00
380
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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
291
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By Insight Literacy
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
57
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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 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
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 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
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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
39
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By Insight Literacy
This simple editing & proofreading worksheet includes an editor's marks chart and a short passage on spelling strategies. There are 14 errors in the passage students need to edit with editing marks. An answer key is included. Revised to Add
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$2.00
25
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By Insight Literacy
This simple worksheet explains how writers use exciting and vivid verbs in their writing instead of boring verbs. Students rewrite sentences, replacing boring verbs with vivid verbs.♥ For more classroom friendly teaching resources visit my TPT store
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
$1.50
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By Insight Literacy
10 Generic Reading Think SheetsThis packet comes with 10 generic (meant for any book) reading think sheets (worksheets). Students can record their thinking before, during, and after reading for any text.There is one think sheet for each of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$3.00
19
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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
This simple one-page worksheet comes with a simple explanation and examples to help kids remember when to use there / their / they're, 10 practice questions, and an answer key.Great for practice or to use as a quick assessment.♥ For more classroom
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$1.50
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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
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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 two-page file includes a worksheet intended to give students practice in revising to remove adverbs that prop up weak nouns and replace with strong verbs. A short explanation is included, but it's best to use this worksheet after you've taught
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
$1.50
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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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