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Mrs. Ketchum from Springfield OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for All Learners

My students need books to learn about different examples of writing styles.

  • $296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 20 fun and energetic students who love to be in school. They love to explore and are really beginning to understand print concepts!

We are a high needs school with a diverse group of fantastic students.

The students are learning at extreme rates, but I want to be able to help them instantly know if they are understanding the concepts.

We have flexible seating to help us get the wiggles out! My students are unique and love to learn about new things. I believe that they should have the opportunity to learn in the way they need to. They need engaging and fun materials that are engaging for all.

My Project

My students need books from all different genres. They have really begun to take off in their reading and I am amazed at their abilities. I would love to be able to show them different ways that writers and Illustrators make stories come to life. We are currently only able to write short sentences that can become mundane. I want to kick-start their imagination with these different types of books. I know that these books will bring a new fresh outlook on writing and will hopefully help them continue to love school for many years to come.

We would love to be able to do book studies s and learn more about poems and fantasy books.

The book Click Clack Moo will be used to share that the main characters do not have to be only people. I want them to know that characters can also be animals. Through the science book How to Make a Rainbow, we will be participating in hands-on learning.

Mrs. Ketchum
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
I Wanna Iguana • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
All the Places to Love • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Guess Who, Haiku • Amazon Business $13.20 1 $13.20
Flashlight • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato (Charlie and Lola) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Alphabet Tree (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
In My Opinion • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
What Do Authors Do? • Amazon Business $7.71 1 $7.71
Who Hops? • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
How to Make a Liquid Rainbow (Hands-On Science Fun) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Martha Speaks • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Building a House (Mulberry Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Listening Walk • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
How to Make Slime (Hands-On Science Fun) • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92
Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? (Words Are Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
Are You a Bee? (Backyard Books) • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Yo! Yes? (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35
Walt Disney's Cinderella (a Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Froggy Gets Dressed • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
National Geographic Readers: George Washington Carver (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Giraffes • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Cats vs. Dogs • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Frog Prince (Hello Reader! Level 3, Grades 1 & 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$218.19

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.27

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.38

Total project goal

$295.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.84

4 Donors

-$256.71

Donations toward project cost

-$251.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.13

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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