Mrs. Davis from Kemp TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.
Help me give my students a library for our science and social studies classroom that encourages individuality, critical thinking, and inclusiveness.
Our campus is departmentalized; so instead of just one class I see 3 groups of kiddos every day! Second grade is an exciting time, my students are fired up about learning, and inquisitive about a variety of topics. The student population in my school is quite diverse, and being able to meet the needs of every single student is my top priority.
It is especially important for students of this age to be able to make personal connections to the material that they are learning.
My students love reading, and naturally make connections with characters, themes, and objects from the texts that we use in class.
In second grade social studies, students focus on the contributions of significant individuals in their community, state, and nation. We learn about these individuals through a variety of nonfiction materials. My students really love to learn about these historical figures, and they especially love to learn about those figures that are most like them. It is my goal to provide a classroom library that includes books about significant individuals of all backgrounds so that every student in my class has the chance to make a personal connection with one of these significant individuals.
These connections inspire and motivate students, and give them the confidence to create big dreams for their own lives.
I want to show students that every one of them has the capacity to do anything they want, regardless of their skin color, religion, or financial status. This project is just the start of an exciting and inclusive library that will have a prominent place in my classroom for years to come.
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|PAGISOFE Soft Fluffy Blue Area Rugs for Bedroom Kids Room Living Room Carpet Shag Furry Fur Rug for Boys Girls Dorm Room Modern Plush Decorative Nursery Rugs Solid Accent Floor Rugs 4'x 5',（Blue） • Amazon Business||$27.99||1||$27.99|
|Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code: A Navajo Code Talker's Story • Amazon Business||$16.14||1||$16.14|
|I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business||$14.81||1||$14.81|
|We Found a Hat • Amazon Business||$14.39||1||$14.39|
|I Want My Hat Back • Amazon Business||$13.98||1||$13.98|
|Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business||$13.87||1||$13.87|
|Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles • Amazon Business||$13.80||1||$13.80|
|I am Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business||$13.49||1||$13.49|
|Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines • Amazon Business||$13.48||1||$13.48|
|The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention (Really!) • Amazon Business||$13.45||1||$13.45|
|Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist • Amazon Business||$13.34||1||$13.34|
|Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 • Amazon Business||$13.21||1||$13.21|
|Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah • Amazon Business||$12.59||1||$12.59|
|Thunder Underground • Amazon Business||$12.56||1||$12.56|
|Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business||$12.28||1||$12.28|
|The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business||$12.20||1||$12.20|
|Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth • Amazon Business||$12.09||1||$12.09|
|The Lion & the Mouse • Amazon Business||$11.98||1||$11.98|
|Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code (People Who Shaped Our World) • Amazon Business||$11.98||1||$11.98|
|I am Jim Henson (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business||$11.97||1||$11.97|
|I am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business||$11.93||1||$11.93|
|I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business||$11.93||1||$11.93|
|Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business||$11.78||1||$11.78|
|I am Sonia Sotomayor (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business||$11.59||1||$11.59|
|The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story • Amazon Business||$11.48||1||$11.48|
|The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business||$11.27||1||$11.27|
|How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine • Amazon Business||$10.98||1||$10.98|
|The Honeybee • Amazon Business||$10.98||1||$10.98|
|Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business||$9.99||1||$9.99|
|The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever • Amazon Business||$9.98||1||$9.98|
|Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams • Amazon Business||$9.98||1||$9.98|
|The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business||$9.88||1||$9.88|
|Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business||$8.86||1||$8.86|
|This Is Not My Hat • Amazon Business||$8.64||1||$8.64|
|Chicks and Salsa • Amazon Business||$7.99||1||$7.99|
|Farfallina & Marcel • Amazon Business||$7.99||1||$7.99|
|Borreguita and the Coyote (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business||$7.99||1||$7.99|
|Zomo the Rabbit: A Trickster Tale from West Africa • Amazon Business||$7.99||1||$7.99|
|Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa • Amazon Business||$7.99||1||$7.99|
|Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti • Amazon Business||$7.98||1||$7.98|
|Cinco de Mayo (Holidays in Rhythm and Rhyme) • Amazon Business||$7.95||1||$7.95|
|On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein • Amazon Business||$7.59||1||$7.59|
|Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale • Amazon Business||$7.38||1||$7.38|
|Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business||$7.20||1||$7.20|
|First the Egg (Caldecott Honor Book and Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business||$7.18||1||$7.18|
|The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business||$6.99||1||$6.99|
|It's all about... Beastly Bugs: Everything you want to know about minibeasts in one amazing book • Amazon Business||$6.64||1||$6.64|
|Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback) • Amazon Business||$6.64||1||$6.64|
|What Was the Alamo? • Amazon Business||$5.69||1||$5.69|
|Strega Nona • Amazon Business||$4.99||1||$4.99|
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