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Ms. Rockett from Charlotte NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Children Deserve Good Literature

Help me give my students the incredible benefits of good literature in the classroom. This list of books will add so much quality and diversity to our classroom library.

  • $885 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 24 amazing Kindergartners in my classroom who love to learn! In Kindergarten we learn so many things like our letters, numbers, reading, and writing. This year we have really zoned in on Social-Emotional learning in the schools. We focus on skills like making friends, being kind, helpful, and understanding. I'm so excited that my students are not only learning academics but how to be a kind and respectful citizen in today's world. They're a great group of kids who love to learn.

My Project

Students will study a new book each week to learn how to understand new vocabulary, retell the story, and write their opinions. We will follow a program that goes through a 5 day process of studying books. The first day, the students will be read to and discuss what they learned or liked about the book. The second day will focus on retelling the story in sequential order. The third day focuses on understanding the plot, characters, and setting of the story. On the forth day, students will learn new vocabulary from the book. On the fifth and final day, students will write about the story.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Charlotte's Web • Amazon Business $7.99 25 $199.75
Do You Know What I'll Do? • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Duck for President (A Click Clack Book) • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Tops & Bottoms (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $17.00 1 $17.00
The Gingerbread Girl • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Wings • Amazon Business $14.70 1 $14.70
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
A Sick Day for Amos McGee • Amazon Business $13.63 1 $13.63
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Turkey Trouble • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Hey, Little Ant • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Otis • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
How I Became a Pirate • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
John Henry (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Dot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Chickens Aren't the Only Ones (World of Nature Series) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Tar Beach • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Mirandy and Brother Wind (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Abuela (English Edition with Spanish Phrases) (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Relatives Came • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Hello Ocean • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Three Billy Goats Fluff • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Scaredy Squirrel • Amazon Business $7.30 1 $7.30
Koala Lou • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Peter's Chair (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sheila Rae, the Brave • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ruby the Copycat • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Hooway for Wodney Wat • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Tacky the Penguin • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Ice Bear: Read and Wonder: In the Steps of the Polar Bear • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Gingerbread Man • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Wemberly Worried • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Bat Loves the Night: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Pumpkin Jack • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Piggie Pie! • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Hairs/Pelitos • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
Snowmen at Night (Storytown Library, Grade K, Story 8) • Amazon Business $6.80 1 $6.80
The Snowy Day • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink (Gilbert the Opossum) • Amazon Business $6.14 1 $6.14
Chrysanthemum • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Bear Snores On (The Bear Books) • Amazon Business $5.29 1 $5.29
Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World • Amazon Business $4.98 1 $4.98
Just Going to the Dentist (Little Critter) (Golden Look-Look Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Abe Lincoln's Hat (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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