Sue Peterson

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By Sue Peterson
This second grade leveled reader entitled "Robert Fulton - Steamboat Inventor" provides a brief history of Robert Fulton's life and his love for invention. Steamboats, a submarine, and canal systems were some of the projects he worked on during his
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Social Studies - History
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RF.2.3
$4.00
76
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By Sue Peterson
Written with 10 speaking parts, the play also features optional parts for a band and choir of unlimited members. The band marches in a parade that a typical family comes to see on this special holiday to honor veterans. The choir sings the national
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Drama, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
CCSS:
RL.3.10, RL.4.10, RL.5.10
$7.00
52
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By Sue Peterson
A great story for Black History Month! Your students will learn about W.E.B. DuBois, founder of the NAACP and champion of civil rights. This second- grade level M reader is one of the ten books included in the collection called "Famous
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Black History Month
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$3.00
71
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By Sue Peterson
Great story to accompany a unit on the states or on holidays! This 1st grade Level G reader will tell your students about San Jacinto Day, which is a day to celebrate the Battle of San Jacinto that took place in 1836. It was the last battle for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$3.00
29
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By Sue Peterson
This first grade Level I reader gives students the interesting background of the well-known patriotic song "The Star-Spangled Banner". Your students will build their vocabulary and improve their reading comprehension as they read the story and
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$4.00
29
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By Sue Peterson
In this story of Amelia Earhart, students will learn facts about one of the most famous women in American history who was a pioneer in the field of aviation. Flying was her passion! The book comes with 5 companion worksheets which reinforce
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Social Studies - History
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.4, RI.2.10
$3.00
39
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By Sue Peterson
A great story for Black History Month! This book about Garrett Morgan, an African-American inventor, will describe to your students the important inventions Morgan made. This is one of the books contained in the collection of leveled readers
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Black History Month
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$3.00
32
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By Sue Peterson
Great story to read for Black History Month or for other social studies units! Your class will learn a number of interesting facts about Harriet Tubman, an African-American woman who helped slaves to freedom during the Civil War. This book is a
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Black History Month
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.10
$3.00
28
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By Sue Peterson
Great for combining language arts and social studies! This third grade leveled reader entitled "The Adventures of Daniel Boone" provides students with interesting facts about the life of Daniel Boone, a great American explorer and woodsman.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.10
$4.00
15
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By Sue Peterson
Check out this interesting story for Black History Month or for a social studies unit! This leveled book is about the life of Sojourner Truth, a famous African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. This second-grade level L reader is
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Black History Month
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$3.00
27
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By Sue Peterson
Great story for your young readers to read for President's Day or for other social studies units! Your class will learn about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in this one-page first-grade level C reader which includes three accompanying
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Presidents' Day
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Guided Reading Books
$3.00
12
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By Sue Peterson
Great for science or geography unit! In this first-grade level E reader, students will learn about bodies of water - streams, lakes, and oceans. The book also comes with companion worksheets which reinforce literacy skills involving reading,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$3.00
11
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By Sue Peterson
Great story for Black History Month or other social studies unit! Students will learn about former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall who fought for equality and helped to establish laws to desegregate schools. This second-grade level M
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Black History Month
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.2.10
$3.00
30
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By Sue Peterson
This 4th grade Level Q reader "What is Juneteenth?" tells the story of Juneteenth - a day celebrated at the end of the Civil War. From this story, your students will learn about the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery in the U.S.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$3.00
11
Digital Download PDF (0.23 MB)
By Sue Peterson
This first grade Level E reader is a excellent resource for teaching about Veterans Day. Students will learn about why and when we celebrate Veterans Day as they encounter new vocabulary and improve their reading comprehension. There is a two-page
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.10
$3.00
14
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By Sue Peterson
Your students will enjoy reading these books and completing activities on a variety of social studies topics - President's Day, Martin Luther King, Thomas Edison, maps, landforms, and bodies of water - to name a few of the topics. This original
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$10.00
23
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By Sue Peterson
Perfect for combining science, history, reading, and writing activities! This third grade Level N reader is an informative text that explores Jonas Salk's discovery of the first vaccine for polio, which saved millions from getting the dreaded
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.4, RI.3.10
$4.00
17
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By Sue Peterson
Many students love to read biographies! This is a great book for integrating reading, social studies, and science. In this first-grade Level G reader, students will learn about the famous American Ben Franklin, who was a statesman, writer, printer,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$3.00
20
Digital Download PDF (0.23 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Combining reading and social studies activities, this first-grade Level F reader provides interesting facts about Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone. Your students will build their vocabulary and improve their reading comprehension as
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Social Studies - History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$3.00
21
Digital Download PDF (0.15 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Clara Barton was a pioneer in the field of nursing and the founder the American Red Cross. In this 3rd grade Level N reader, your students will learn many interesting facts about her life in the 1860's and beyond. The book comes with 4 pages of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Social Studies - History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.10
$3.00
18
Digital Download PDF (0.92 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 34 years teaching experience in public and private schools, both here and abroad. I have taught regular and special education and served as a Reading Specialist, ESL teacher and Gifted/Talented teacher. I have taught both elementary remedial math and reading, along with enrichment drama, creative writing and comparative cultures for over 25 summers. Although retired from formal teaching, I am a private tutor and professional writer.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe that education should be engaging. My strengths are enthusiasm, creativity, and differentiation. My strongest interests are in the language arts areas.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

*Teacher of the Year for 3 area school districts (Onalaska, WI; Neenah, WI, Seoul Foreign School, Korea) *Excellent Educator Award for Gifted/Talented teaching (Wisconsin Association for Gifted and Talented) *Teacher Forum Outstanding Teacher (State of Wisconsin) *Herb Kohl Fellowship for Outstanding Teachers (Herb Kohl - WI) *Received over 30 grants for innovative teaching ideas (Federal Initiative Grants and Neenah Education Foundation sponsored grants) *Presented at State and National Conventions

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA Elementary Education (N-K-8 certification); MA Special Education (LD/EBD/Reading certification K-12); MS Education Administration (Principal K-12, Curriculum and Supervision, Director of Pupil Services); I have taken many classes and workshops in all areas of education: GT, ESL, behavior interventions, balanced literacy, writing, etc.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Literacy Teacher K-5 Curriculum Director; Editor for Quarterly Newsletter for parents of GT students; Coordinator for all Neenah School District elementary school book clubs; Organized all elementary school and district-wide events in all academic areas (for example, science fairs, invention fairs, forensics, enrichment classes, mentors, etc.) for 20 years.

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