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Mrs. Jackson from Memphis TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books To Learn!

My students need engaging books on topics they will learn about in class. The books in this project cover topics through stories about sharing and learning through play, types of weather, and trees.

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kindergarten ELL students are very eager to learn English and want to fit in with the other native English students around them. I see them for one hour each day for ESL pull-out classes and they get additional time with me in the afternoon in their classrooms. At the beginning of the year many of my students are shy and are not comfortable with speaking. I have many students that only speak in the their native language and have no experience speaking English. Many have not attending preschool and have no previous school experience.

Despite their struggles they love listening to stories and by the end of the year they are reading short phonics stories.

Although, our school is a high poverty school, most of the students reach high achievement. The students know they are special and that I want them to be successful.

My Project

The books in this project cover topics through stories about sharing and learning through play, types of weather, and trees. These books are targets because these are the topics that the students will learn about this upcoming school year. These will be a great resource to make learning in our classroom fun and engaging. Books are the way to hook all students.

It is so important for children to be surrounded by and be read to from quality books.

Literacy is all about a love of stories. With these books, I can introduce so many different concepts. This is one way to make a big difference in reaching students through printed words and imagination.

Mrs. Jackson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rexy the Dinosaur and a New Bike: (Children's book about a Dinosaur Who Learns that Sharing is Caring, Bedtime Story, Picture Books, Ages 3-5, Preschool Books, Kids Books, Dinosaur Books) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Olivia and the Missing Toy • Amazon Business $13.21 1 $13.21
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Waiting • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
The Boy Who Wouldn't Share • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
The Kids' Book of Weather Forecasting (Williamson Kids Can! Series) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Shapes in the Sky: A Book About Clouds (Amazing Science: Weather) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Like a Windy Day • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Snail and the Whale • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Tree Is Nice (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Found • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
We Planted a Tree • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Wind Blew (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
The Cloud Book • Amazon Business $5.31 1 $5.31
Explore My World A Tree Grows Up • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Explore My World Clouds • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Weather (TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79

Materials cost

$153.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.78

Total project goal

$218.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.51

1 Donor

-$215.73

Donations toward project cost

-$185.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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