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Mrs. Chell-Sullivan
Grades PreK-2
  • Skelly Elementary School
  • Tulsa, OK
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Love for Storytime

My students need read aloud books to foster their love of storytime.

My Students

Remember how captivated you were by your favorite book being read to you by your teacher in kindergarten? Not only was your teacher able to provide you with engaging stories. Those stories taught you life lessons, concepts and skills that you will keep forever.

My students love learning and getting ready for first grade.

They are learning to be life-long learners through the development of listening, speaking, writing, and problem solving. They are funny, witty, creative and energetic. We are a community cheering each other on to success as we learn and grow together.

My Project

My students LOVE storytime. With the new Common Core standards, we need to revamp our storytime. We need books that are aligned with the new Common Core standards as well as books that they just can't get enough of. These stories will allow them to develop the skills and learn concepts they will need to be successful in first grade and beyond.

Donations to this project will transform our classroom!

With each purposeful read aloud, my students will not just be listening to stories to listen to stories. They will have fun AND develop specific skills and concepts taught through these exemplar books suggested by the new Common Core standards.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Froggy 17-Book Set (Froggy . . . Bakes a Cake, Eats Out, Gets Dressed, Goes to Bed, Goes to School, Goes to the Doctor, Learns to Swim, Plays in the Band, Plays Soccer, Rides a Bike, Froggy's . . . Baby Sister, Best Christmas, Day with Dad, First Kiss, Halloween, Sleepover, & Let's Go Froggy!) • Amazon $79.99 1 $79.99
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 100th Anniversary Edition (Books of Wonder) • Amazon $20.28 1 $20.28
Kitten's First Full Moon • Amazon $13.02 1 $13.02
Family Pictures, 15th Anniversary Edition / Cuadros de Familia, Edición Quinceañera • Amazon $8.95 1 $8.95
The Year At Maple Hill Farm • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Little House in the Big Woods • Amazon $8.09 1 $8.09
Are You My Mother? (Beginner Books) • Amazon $7.49 1 $7.49
Green Eggs and Ham (I Can Read It All by Myself) • Amazon $7.35 1 $7.35
Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon $7.19 1 $7.19
A Weed Is a Flower : The Life of George Washington Carver • Amazon $7.19 1 $7.19
Finn Family Moomintroll • Amazon $7.19 1 $7.19
A Story, a Story • Amazon $7.19 1 $7.19
Water, Water Everywhere (Reading Rainbow Book) • Amazon $7.16 1 $7.16
What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? • Amazon $7.15 1 $7.15
Put Me in the Zoo (I can read it all by myself' Beginner Books) • Amazon $6.94 1 $6.94
Over in the Meadow • Amazon $6.30 1 $6.30
Tomas and the Library Lady (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
The Paper Crane (Reading Rainbow Book) • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
Truck • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
I Read Signs (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
Pancakes for Breakfast • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
Fire! Fire! • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
The Owl and the Pussycat • Amazon $6.29 1 $6.29
Mr. Popper's Penguins • Amazon $5.71 1 $5.71
From Seed to Pumpkin (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 1) (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
A Tree Is a Plant (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
How People Learned to Fly (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
My Five Senses (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
Starfish (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science) • Amazon $5.39 1 $5.39
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys: Common Core Trade Book Grade 1 Owl at Home, Arnold Lobel (I Can Read Book 2) • Amazon $3.99 1 $3.99
Amazing Whales! (I Can Read Book 2) • Amazon $3.59 1 $3.59
Frog and Toad Together (I Can Read Book 2) • Amazon $3.59 1 $3.59
Little Bear (An I Can Read Book) • Amazon $3.56 1 $3.56
Hi! Fly Guy • Amazon $3.26 1 $3.26

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This project will reach 24 students.

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