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Ms. Bailey from Saluda SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books, Books, Books!

Help me give my students supplemental books to support our literacy standards and learning.

  • $284 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Within the walls of my classroom, we try to create a warm, inviting, and safe place for students. Our school is a Title I school. Many of our students will not have the same opportunities outside of the classroom as others. When creating a learning environment, I strive to think outside the box to meet my students’ needs. Many of them come from low socioeconomic backgrounds and cannot provide their own materials.

In order to have a successful learning environment, we first need the tools to create an atmosphere for our students to reach their maximum potential.

A majority of students lack the materials to be successful, but none of them lack the enthusiasm to reach new goals. I hope to provide the instruction and motivation my students need to push through every challenge they face because every student deserves the chance to accomplish their dreams.

My Project

My students need supplemental books to compliment the read alouds we use to teach ELA. We often learn about unknown topics to them and they become very interested in these new topics.

My students would love the chance to explore new texts about these same topics.

In my project I have included different sources to support the same ideas we learn about. In centers I try to find different activities to support the learning we have done in the previous week. These books would be a great addition to the centers they use. They would be able to learn even more than they already have.

Ms. Bailey
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Crankenstein Valentine • Amazon Business $16.68 1 $16.68
I am Abraham Lincoln (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps • Amazon Business $14.67 1 $14.67
Born to Pull: The Glory of Sled Dogs • Amazon Business $12.82 1 $12.82
Hey, That's MY Monster! (I Need My Monster) • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34
Jane Goodall (Little People, BIG DREAMS) • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School (Gingerbread Man Loose) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Alaska's Dog Heroes: True Stories of Remarkable Canines (PAWS IV) • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
I am George Washington (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Jane Goodall Biography for Kids – Ignite a Passion for Animals with this Fun and Easy Jane Goodall Children’s Book (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
St. Patrick's Day • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fiona's Luck • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
If You Were a Kid at the Iditarod • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Smart About the Presidents (Smart About History) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Presidents' Day • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Teacher for President • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sled Dog School • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21

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