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

Books for My Italian Inquirers!!

Help me give my students the books related to their interest of Italy and Italian culture to further their inquiry!

  • $399 goal

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My Students

My 17 first grade students are the first group of students that I am able to call my own. More than 1/3 of students from this school come from low-income households. My school has a diverse student body with diverse student needs.

As a first year teacher, I am eager to open my heart for my students and provide them with the appropriate means to follow their inquiry!

My students and I have begun our Inquiry journey on Italy and Italian culture. My students have loved to study Italy thus far. As their teacher, I want to be able to provide them with books to continue their inquiry, while advancing them as readers!

My Project

My students have loved learning about Italy and the Italian language through their inquiry. With this project, I will be able to provide them with books to further indulge their inquiry and interests. All of the books selected in this project will foster their learning and intrigue them further.

When students are intrigued about another culture, how can you not take the opportunity to let them explore, learn, and love!

My students are constantly checking out "Strega Nona" from the library, with that being one of their only known texts referencing Italian culture. I wish to widen their literary horizons in order for my students to make even more connections within their learning. This project will allow me to provide a section in our library dedicated to our Inquiry based learning!

Ms. Kennelly
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 17 students.

33 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids' Travel Guide - Italy: The fun way to discover Italy - especially for kids (Kids' Travel Guide series) • Amazon Business $11.90 2 $23.80
First Words - Italian: 100 Italian words to learn (Lonely Planet Kids) • Amazon Business $11.16 2 $22.32
Lost in Venice / Persa a Venezia (a bilingual book in English and Italian) (The Adventures of Giulia) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Living in . . . Italy • Amazon Business $4.99 3 $14.97
Everything You Should Know About: Impressive Italy Faster Learning Facts • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
My First Book of Italian Words (Bilingual Picture Dictionaries) (English and Italian Edition) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Kids' Travel Guide - Italy & Rome: The fun way to discover Italy & Rome--especially for kids • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
This Is Venice (This • Amazon Business $13.16 1 $13.16
This is Rome: A Children's Classic • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Italy: Travel for kids: The fun way to discover Italy (Travel Guide For Kids) • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Take Me Back to Italy - Geography Education for Kids | Children's Explore the World Books • Amazon Business $12.23 1 $12.23
Ottavia e i Gatti di Roma - Octavia and the Cats of Rome: A bilingual picture book in Italian and English (Italian Edition) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Adriano, il Cane di Pompei – Hadrian, the Dog of Pompeii (Italian Edition) • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Let's Learn Italian Picture Dictionary • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Strega Nona • Amazon Business $5.39 2 $10.78
Galileo Galilei E La Torre Di Pisa - Galileo Galilei and the Pisa Tower: A Bilingual Picture Book about the Italian Astronomer (Italian-English Text) (Italian Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Am I small? Io sono piccola?: Children's Picture Book English-Italian (Bilingual Edition) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
City Trails - Rome (Lonely Planet Kids) • Amazon Business $9.29 1 $9.29
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Italy ABCs: A Book About the People and Places of Italy (Country ABCs) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Ciao, Baby! In the Park • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Where Is the Colosseum? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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