Let's recognize women for their outstanding contributions through inventions. Some inventions make our lives easier, and some make life more fun! Your students will love learning about the woman who invented a vital item for our precious canines---the retractable leash! Included is a great passage that's excellent for fluency practice and repeated readings. There's also a partner activity for guided response, a sequencing activity, two math pages, and a multiple choice assessment. Enjoy this and check out other women inventors in this series soon to come!