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Mrs. Gidney from West Valley City UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Character Education

My students need to learn how to be good citizens and how to be kind to one another. With the help of these picture books, I can teach character education to my students.

  • $233 goal

This project expired on September 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"I pledge to do my best today. I will work hard. I will be kind. Who I am has value. What I think has value. Who I will become is invaluable to the world. Learn more! Achieve more! Be more! On our journey to college and beyond!" Every morning we recite this pledge as a way to start our day.

My students are dedicated to trying their best each day even though they come from less than ideal circumstances.

I teach in a Title 1 school in a dual immersion program. I have 60 students. Over 90% on them qualify for free or reduced lunch. 75% of them are English Language Learners. Their parents work 2 or more jobs trying to make ends meet.

My Project

Many of my students come from different cultures and low socioeconomic circumstances. I will use these books to teach my students character education. Each book was selected to teach a specific skill to my students.

Through the use of each of these books, I will be able to teach my students vital life skills in a fun and engaging way.

Rather than feeling like I am lecturing my students, they will be able to have story read to them that we will then reflect on together and learn the life skills they need to be polite, productive members of society.

Mrs. Gidney
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Being Frank • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
Perfect Square • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
You Get What You Get (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $11.02 1 $11.02
Pig the Pug • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Pig the Winner (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Even Superheroes Have Bad Days • Amazon Business $10.07 1 $10.07
Red: A Crayon's Story • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $8.96 1 $8.96
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
Edwurd Fudwupper Fibbed Big (Storyopolis Books) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00
Up the Creek (Life in the Wild) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story about Staying on Task and Asking for Help • Amazon Business $7.52 1 $7.52
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Nugget and Fang: Friends Forever_or Snack Time? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$165.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.94

Total project goal

$232.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.91

1 Donor

-$232.91

Donations toward project cost

-$197.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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