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By Sue Peterson
Robert Fulton – Steamboat Inventor This Second Grade Level M reader 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
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
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
W.E.B. DuBois – Standing Up for Civil Rights This Second Grade Level M Top Seller is a great story for Black History Month! Your students will learn about W.E.B. DuBois, founder of the NAACP and a champion of civil rights. This book is one of my
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Black History Month, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$4.00
72
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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, Holidays/Seasonal, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
CCSS:
RL.3.10, RL.4.10, RL.5.10
$7.00
58
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By Sue Peterson
What is Juneteenth? This Fourth Grade Level Q reader tells the story of Juneteenth – a celebration at the end of the Civil War. From this text, your students will learn about the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery in the U.S. The book
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$4.00
13
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By Sue Peterson
Come share a school bus ride to Lakeview Elementary School in Montgomery, Alabama, and follow the children as they participate in an assembly about the life of one or our most famous African-Americans.“The Dream – Martin Luther King, Jr.” is an
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Martin Luther King Day, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Scripts
CCSS:
RL.3.10, RL.4.10, RL.5.10
$7.00
10
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By Sue Peterson
Louis Pasteur – Exploring Pasteurization and Vaccines Looking for a way to combine science, history, reading, and writing activities? Do your students like biographies? This Third Grade Level N reader is an informative text that discusses some of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4
$4.00
16
Digital Download PDF (1.60 MB)
By Sue Peterson
San Jacinto Day This is a great resource to accompany a unit on the states or about holidays! San Jacinto Day, a First Grade Level G Top Seller will inform your students about San Jacinto Day, a day to celebrate the Battle of San Jacinto that took
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$4.00
30
Digital Download PDF (0.74 MB)
By Sue Peterson
The Tuskegee Airmen Your students will learn many interesting facts reading this Fifth Grade Level U Top Seller that features the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American military aviators in the United States Armed Forces. This book is one of my
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.4, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.4
$4.00
18
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By Sue Peterson
Francis Scott Key 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
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$4.00
30
Digital Download PDF (0.70 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad This is a great story to read for Black History Month or to be used with other social studies units! Your class will learn a number of interesting facts about Harriet Tubman, an African-American woman who
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Black History Month, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.10
$4.00
29
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By Sue Peterson
Jonas Salk, Famous Medical Researcher This Third Grade Level N book is perfect for combining science, history, reading, and writing activities! The informative text explores Jonas Salk's discovery of the first vaccine for polio which saved millions
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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
A Design for the Capital – Benjamin Banneker Students will enjoy learning about Benjamin Banneker and his many accomplishments in this Level P reader. This book is one of the Top Sellers in my original series of 450+ leveled books written to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Black History Month, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$4.00
16
Digital Download PDF (1.36 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Amelia Earhart 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 fun activity pages which
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.4, RI.2.10
$4.00
39
Digital Download PDF (0.86 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Alexander Graham Bell 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 vocabulary and improve their reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$4.00
23
Digital Download PDF (0.73 MB)
By Sue Peterson
The Adventures of Daniel Boone This Third Grade Level N book provides students with interesting facts about the life of Daniel Boone, a great American explorer and woodsman. Students will build their vocabulary and improve their reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.10
$4.00
17
Digital Download PDF (1.33 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Garrett Morgan A great story for Black History Month! This book about Garrett Morgan, an African-American inventor, tells the story of Morgan and his important inventions. The First Grade Level F reader has two pages of activities that reinforce key
Subjects:
Black History Month, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$4.00
32
Digital Download PDF (0.66 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Kindergarten Leveled Books A–B (80 pages including activity pages)These 40 fiction and non-fiction leveled one-page books (20 level A, 20 level B) cover a variety of topics and incorporate Fountas and Pinnell vocabulary, Rebecca Sitton spelling, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.K.4, RI.K.10
$15.00
13
Digital Download PDF (2.30 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Our Planets Perfect for combining science, reading, and writing activities! This Third Grade Level N reader explores many interesting facts about the planets in our solar system. This Top Seller comes with several fun accompanying activity pages
Subjects:
Astronomy, Informational Text, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, EBooks, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2
$4.00
7
Digital Download PDF (0.78 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Martin Luther King Day is celebrated across the United States each January. Your students will enjoy learning about the life of one of the most famous African-Americans, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This original play is written for use as a readers’
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Martin Luther King Day, Drama
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Scripts
CCSS:
RL.1.10, RL.2.10, RL.3.10
$7.00
9
Digital Download PDF (0.84 MB)
By Sue Peterson
Ben Franklin 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,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.10
$4.00
20
Digital Download PDF (0.89 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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