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Mrs. Pitts from Panama City FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Consistency is Key!

Help me give my students consistency of literary and informational text from the classroom to the therapy room and from school to school.

  • $468 goal

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My Students

Our students come from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, with 79% qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch. In addition, our students are very transient, often moving several times during the school year and changing schools each time they move.

Despite Hurricane Michael, we were able to show growth in our school grade for the '18-'19 school year.

We have a new English Language Arts curriculum for this coming year and I want to incorporate many of the texts used in the classroom in the therapy setting to facilitate carryover.

My Project

Providing text-rich experiences in the speech and language therapy setting assists students with transfer of skills. By using their English Language Arts texts in the therapy setting, I can improve their understanding of the text which will then transfer to the classroom setting and beyond.

Research indicates that using literary and informational texts in therapy helps students enhance their reading and comprehension skills.

Having immediate access to their curricular texts will make it easier for me to incorporate them into daily use.

Using texts that are familiar to them will make school transitions easier and less stressful for those that move frequently.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Animal Defenses • AKJ Education $25.55 1 $25.55
Llama Llama Time to Share • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
My Librarian Is a Camel: How Books Are Brought to Children Around the World (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $15.26 1 $15.26
Gus is a Tree • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya • Amazon Business $14.60 1 $14.60
Sun and Moon • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
City Hawk The Story of Pale Male • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Nasreen's Secret School A True Story from Afghanistan • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Eight Days: A Story of Haiti • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Little Red Pen • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
One Hot Summer Day • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Most Magnificent Thing • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Pierre the Penguin: A True Story • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
Everything You Need to Know About Frogs and Other Slippery Creatures • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
A Life Like Mine How children live around the world • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Hope Chest • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
A Place for Butterflies • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader's Edition • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest • Amazon Business $7.56 1 $7.56
Feathers: Not Just for Flying • Amazon Business $7.43 1 $7.43
What Makes Day and Night (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Colonial Voices: Hear Them Speak • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Tree in the Ancient Forest • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Just Ducks! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Lizard and the Sun (La Lagartija y el Sol) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
From Seed to Plant (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Important Book • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Umbrella • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Plant Secrets • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Love That Dog • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Fossils • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Dog That Dug for Dinosaurs (Ready-to-Reads) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Peter Pan • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59

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