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Ms. Trask from Happy Valley OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Books to Life in the 3rd grade

My students need books that discuss big, important life lessons in age appropriate ways. The more kids can identify and connect with books, the more likely they are to develop a lifelong love for reading.

  • $354 goal

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My Students

I am a brand new teacher and I am looking forward to meeting a group of around 25 3rd graders in the fall! My classroom will be a safe space for trying new things, making mistakes, and learning.

SM serves a diverse community, with more than 20 languages represented in a K-5 environment.

I am eager to start the year with materials that will be highly utilized so that my students can have the best learning experience possible! My hope is to immediately begin cultivating a supportive and engaging environment for students to learn and grow throughout the year.

My Project

The books listed here are some of my favorites to teach with. They exemplify some of the most important character traits kids need to learn: kindness, compassion, courage, resilience, and being a good friend.

My students have the ability to become empathetic, courageous, resilient young people and these books will help them reach their potential.

The story lines of these books are inspirational and age appropriate. The artwork is captivating. The messages are clear. Most importantly, kids LOVE these books and having them available in our classroom would allow them to be used for read alouds, social-emotional health lessons, and writing lessons, while STILL allowing kids to have access to them throughout the year. These are the types of books that make a difference for kids and it would be such a benefit to have them at our fingertips all year.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
Quiet Please, Owen McPhee! • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
Elmer (Elmer Books) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $13.46 1 $13.46
The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon • Amazon Business $12.87 1 $12.87
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do • Amazon Business $12.56 1 $12.56
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Giraffes Can't Dance • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $9.23 1 $9.23
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $9.14 1 $9.14
The Dot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64

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