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Mrs. Watson from Rochester NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Community With a Read Aloud

Help me give my students a sense of community while we read The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane together. This book will allow their imaginations to soar while being engaged in a classic!

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students come from a variety of different backgrounds and each child is eager to learn new and exciting curriculum! I am lucky enough that I have 14 English language learners within my class of 25 to enrich our days with culture and new perspectives!

My Project

Engaging the students with a read-aloud is a great way to build a sense of community in a relaxed setting. Students feel free to think and share perspectives on the literature being read to them. It's so important that students feel a sense of community and belonging in a virtual setting. Literature is a strong connector between the teacher and students and gives the students a sense of belonging.

A read-aloud allows even the struggling readers to be completely engaged as well as gives them a voice.

If each student has a book in hand while the teacher is reading, this gives them an increased connection between their imagination and the text.

Mrs. Watson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane • AKJ Education $8.75 26 $227.50

Materials cost

$227.50

Vendor shipping charges

$6.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$266.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.10

Total project goal

$314.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.01

6 Donors

-$314.01

Donations toward project cost

-$266.91

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.10

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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