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Mrs. Walters from South Lyon MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book a Day Classroom

Help me give my students the benefit of enjoying, listening to and thinking about a picture book every day of the school year!

  • $335 goal

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My Students

For the upcoming school year, I will have 27 energetic and eager 3rd grade students who enjoy working collaboratively in partnerships, frequently engage in critical thinking, and enjoy moving around the classroom. My students thrive on frequent movement throughout the day, inside and outside the classroom. The school I work at consists of K-5 students. Our school is a Cultures of Thinking school that takes part in many critical-thinking activities.

My students love to read and love to be read to even more!

My Project

I have become a book-a-day-classroom! Each day, every day I read one picture book to my class and we discuss the theme of the book and why the author wrote the book. My kids look forward to this every day.

My goal is to read 180 rich, meaningful picture books during the school year.

This has and will continue to help my students appreciate illustrations, pay closer attention to the writing craft of authors and find deeper meanings within text of picture books.

Books like Be Kind, What if Everybody Said That, Let me Finish, and Worry Says What? will allow my students to build up social and emotional skills. The Book With No Pictures (no pictures) and The Boy with An Airplane (no text) will allow them to use their imaginations as they listen.

Your donations will help build my book-a-day-classroom library. These books teach social and emotional issues as well as content related ideas. My students will be able to connect to the characters within these books and build empathy and understanding through listening. I am helping to build a classroom of readers and appreciate the support of any donations to make this happen.

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This project will reach 27 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am a Story • Amazon Business $14.66 1 $14.66
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Let Me Finish! • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Eraser • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Be Kind • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Ricky Sticky Fingers • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids (Bucketfilling Books) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Worry Says What? • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Jelly Donut Difference: Sharing Kindness with the World • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
It's Hard To Be a Verb! • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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