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Ms. Garcia from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Developing Math Skills While Reading

My students need a collection of Math and Science books to contextualize the contents of these two essential areas, as well as creating a link among Math and Literature.

  • $218 goal

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My Students

My students this year are very creative learners with a lot of imagination and always willing to do every activity in an artistic way. They love to read and the read-aloud or dramatic play are among their favorite parts of the day.

After hurricane Harvey, I have noticed that the resources of some families have become very limited, being impossible for them to buy any extra books for their children.

This is why I would like to provide my students with a collection of Math books so they can have the opportunity to learn Math concepts in their favorite way: reading and dramatizing.

Being a Math teacher of these unique learners, I would like to introduce storytelling in my lessons as a way of presenting Math skills in a different way. Besides, doing this we would be developing the two essential skills of Literacy and Math in a more significant, motivating and creative ambiance.

My Project

Who said read-alouds were only a task in the literacy class? My 1st graders love to read and are always asking for a storytelling time. As a Math and Science teacher, I am always struggling to find the time to do it in our packed schedule.

With this collection of books about Math skills, storytelling might fix so perfectly at any time in the Math lesson.

In addition, we will help our students to develop two essential skills at the same time: reading and Math thinking.

For this reason, I consider these books will be highly useful for my classroom; practicing reading, storytelling and Math at the same time with the last aim of creating integral thinkers and citixens.

Ms. Garcia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
365 Penguins • AKJ Education $14.56 1 $14.56
A Second Is A Hiccup A Child's Book of Time • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Oh Say Can You Say What's the Weather Today? All About Weather • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
One Giant Leap • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Great Graph Contest • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Tiny Seed • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
If You Were a Minus Sign • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Who Eats What? Food Chains and Food Webs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Greedy Triangle • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
A Remainder of One • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
How a Seed Grows • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Windows, Rings, and Grapes A Look at Different Shapes • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
A Second, a Minute, a Week With Days in It • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Tally O'Malley Tallying • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Earth Day--Hooray!: Place Value • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Double the Ducks • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Leaping Lizards • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Elevator Magic • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes: Three Dimensional Shapes • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Monster Musical Chairs Subtracting One • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Less Than Zero • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Lemonade for Sale • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Rodeo Time • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

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