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Books! Books! Books!

My students need 20 picture books to learn about the traits of writing and become successful writers.

My Students

Kids need to learn how to write. I want to inspire and instill in them a love for writing. Currently, my students lack writing skills such as generating ideas, organization, and fluency. I hope to turn this around using the books I have requested.

My students are enthusiastic, eager learners.

My class is very multicultural, including Middle Eastern, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indian, African American, Hispanic, and Caucasian students. They love read aloud time and are always anxious to see what book I will read to them next. They attend a wonderful school that promotes lifelong learning.

My Project

I am requesting picture books to teach writing using the six traits. With books like If Dogs Were Dinosaurs, It's Okay to Be Different, The Tortilla Factory, Things That Are Most In This World, and many more, my students will become developed writers using ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. I love teaching writing, and I hope my students learn to love writing as well!

These picture books will help my students understand the difficult concepts of writing and become successful writers this year.

Please help me instill the love and importance of writing by donating to this project! Thank you!

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
One Tiny Turtle: Read and Wonder Nicola Davies, Jane Chapman • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Island Grows Lola M. Schaefer, Cathie Felstead (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
Things That Are Most In The World • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Straight to the Pole Kevin O''Malley, Kevin O''Malley (Illustr • AKJ Books $6.23 1 $6.23
Yesterday I Had the Blues • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
Tortilla Factory • AKJ Books $5.46 1 $5.46
It''S Okay To Be Different • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
If Dogs Were Dinosaurs David M. Schwartz, James Warhola (Ill • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin • AKJ Books $6.23 1 $6.23
I Aint Gonna Paint No More • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
City By Numbers Stephen T. Johnson, Stephen T. Johnson (Illu • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
The Z Was Zapped: A Play in Twenty-Six Acts • AKJ Books $14.78 1 $14.78
The Straight Line Wonder Mem Fox, Marc Rosenthal (Illustrato • AKJ Books $11.66 1 $11.66
Don''t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
Flat Stanley • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
Eats, Shoots and Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference! (HB) • AKJ Books $12.47 1 $12.47
I Wanna Iguana Karen Orloff, David Catrow (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Picasso and the Girl With a Ponytail • AKJ Books $11.66 1 $11.66
Camille and the Sunflowers Laurence Anholt • AKJ Books $12.47 1 $12.47
Paul C zanne Mike Venezia, Shari Joffe (Editor) • AKJ Books $5.42 1 $5.42

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This project will reach 24 students.

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