Susan Illgen

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By Susan Illgen
This packet contains printables for studying the American Symbols. Included are fluency passages, webbing organizers for note taking or vocabulary instruction, class poster sets for the word wall or bulletin board, matching, and a symbols sort.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Posters
$2.00
34 ratings
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By Susan Illgen
City and Country provides resources for identifying and comparing features of the city and the country. It includes common core resources for writing narratives, describing settings, and using capitalization and descriptive words. This 16 page
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
20 ratings
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By Susan Illgen
This is a summer review packet for first grade students. It is common core aligned and incorporates daily review for phonics, reading, fluency, writing, and math. All fluency passages are informational text about a first grade science or social
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Summer
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Printables
$4.00
45 ratings
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By Susan Illgen
As requested, this is the habitat portion of Animania, a larger integrated unit on animal vertebrates and their habitats. This portion includes: Habitat posters for each habitat Habitat sort Habitat fluency passages for each habitat Land/Water/Both
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.50
13 ratings
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By Susan Illgen
Animania is a 94 page collection of resources for teaching the animal vertebrates in the primary grades. It is common core aligned and addresses ELA standards for writing (informational and narrative), grammar (phonics, compound words, adjectives,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$9.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Susan Illgen
This is a 29 page set of printables, posters, and graphic organizers for teaching about rules, procedures, government, feelings, and friendships. It is common core aligned and includes practice in retelling, character study, vocabulary, writing, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Government, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.50
2 ratings
3.9
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By Susan Illgen
As requested, this is the Amphibian portion of the larger integrated unit called Animania which is common core aligned. This portion includes: Amphibian poster Amphibian fluency passage Amphibian webbing Amphibian diagram Amphibian cloze
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
7 ratings
3.5
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By Susan Illgen
As requested, this is the mammal only portion of Animania, a full unit on animal vertebrates that is common core aligned. This portion includes: Mammal poster Mammal diagram Mammal cloze activity Mammal webbing Mammal information writing template
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
2 ratings
3.9
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By Susan Illgen
As requested, this is the Reptile portion only of the full Animania unit is a full teaching unit for animal vertebrates and habitats. This portion includes: Reptile poster Reptile diagram Reptile webbing Reptile cloze activity Reptile narrative
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Susan Illgen
As requested this is the Birds only resources from Animania, a complete unit on animal vertebrates and habitats. This portion includes: Bird poster Bird fluency passage Bird webbing Bird diagram Bird narrative writing and poster Bird information
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
2 ratings
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By Susan Illgen
As requested, this is the fish portion of the larger unit, Animania which is a fully integrated teaching unit of the vertebrates and habitats. This portion includes: Reptile poster Reptile diagram Reptile webbing Reptile cloze activity Reptile
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Susan Illgen
This is a preview of a collection of animal unit resources. Contents of the preview include: Mammal poster Animal Sort Rainforest poster Side by Side Comparison: Mammals and Amphibians Reptile Fluency Passage Preview of animal cards and vocabulary
Subjects:
Curriculum & Instruction, Education, Educational Administration & Policy
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
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2 ratings
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By Susan Illgen
This is a written assessment for identifying and explaining four patriotic symbols - the Flag, Bald Eagle, Statue of Liberty, and the Liberty Bell.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Government
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
FREE
15 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Susan Illgen is currently a first grade team leader in an urban elementary school. She has taught kindergarten, second grade, and preschool in addition to her current position as a first grade teacher. Susan worked for six years in state government as the Director of Early Childhood Programs in Oklahoma and later as director of two Governor-appointed state boards that coordinated planning for the state’s early childhood programs. Susan was recognized as the 2005 Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year. Since 2005, she has acted as an education consultant in addition to her career activities. She loves being back in the classroom with students and families and considers it “home.”

MY TEACHING STYLE

Authentic, hands-on approach; small groups and peer learning; inquiry based; chunk and chew method

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2005 Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. in Early Childhood Education M. Ed. Adm in Elementary Education Administration

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