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Ms. Rodriguez from Moreno Valley CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for Special Education Students

My students need a classroom library with a variety of books, bean bags, and yoga balls.

  • $514 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a low socioeconomic status and many of them are English Language Learners with several disabilities ranging from learning disabilities to autism. I want to ensure that my students have the necessary resources to receive equitable education that meets each of their unique needs.

I am the new RSP teacher at my school and have noticed the lack of resources for special education students.

I feel that it is very important for students to have a classroom that has a library with reading material that is age appropriate, interesting, and engaging so that the students can learn to love reading. Many of the students I serve have difficulties with reading. I feel that if they are provided with books about a range of topics, this will spark an interest for reading and eventually help them become better readers.

My Project

These materials will allow my students to fall in love with and learn to appreciate books. I serve students with a variety of disabilities in grades k-3rd. Many of them struggle with reading. I feel that if this project were to be funded, my students would be given the resources to learn how to read and also appreciate books.

Unfortunately, many students in our district lack resources like books and school materials and their families cannot provide this for them.

I personally understand the value of learning how to read and I would like for my students to have a place where they can sit and read for leisure.

Ms. Rodriguez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Dorm Chair, Pink Passion • Amazon Business $37.06 1 $37.06
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Inflatable Balance Ball Desk Chair With Stability Legs - Flexible Classroom Seating, Pink, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Inflatable Balance Ball Desk Chair With Stability Legs - Flexible Classroom Seating, Blue, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children's Inflatable Balance Ball Desk Chair With Stability Legs - Flexible Classroom Seating, Lime Green, 45cm • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The Gift of the Magi • Amazon Business $13.23 1 $13.23
Oh, the Places You'll Go!   • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
The Rainbow Fish • Amazon Business $12.34 1 $12.34
The Carpenter's Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Everything You Need to Know About Bugs • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
How to Babysit a Grandma • Amazon Business $11.18 1 $11.18
No, David! • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
A Fish Out of Water (Beginner Books) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Love You Forever • Amazon Business $4.31 2 $8.62
Safari, So Good!: All About African Wildlife (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $7.74 1 $7.74
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
The Very Hungry Caterpillar • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
Green Eggs and Ham • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
The Cat in the Hat • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (I Can Read It All by Myself) • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Charlotte's Web • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
The Lorax (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $5.49 1 $5.49
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $5.36 1 $5.36
The Little Engine That Could (Original Classic Edition) • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
Last Day Blues (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $5.15 1 $5.15
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey! • Amazon Business $4.80 1 $4.80
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs • Amazon Business $4.53 1 $4.53
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day • Amazon Business $4.51 1 $4.51
The Chocolate Touch • Amazon Business $4.41 1 $4.41
Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book #1: Amelia Bedelia Means Business • Amazon Business $3.77 1 $3.77
EllRay Jakes the Recess King! • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell! • Amazon Business $3.14 1 $3.14
These are The Avengers Level 1 Reader (World of Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
How Not to Babysit Your Brother (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $2.81 1 $2.81
The Best Seat in Second Grade (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $2.81 1 $2.81
Big Shark, Little Shark (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.74 1 $2.74
Crash, Boom, Roar! (Disney/Pixar The Good Dinosaur) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $2.48 1 $2.48

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