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Ms. Harrison from Knoxville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growth Mindset Girls, Bully Free Boys, Positive in Print!

My students need books to help encourage a growth mindset to promote mental health from a young age.

  • $259 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school represents a large variety of students from various countries all over the world. One hundred percent of the students at my school receive free or reduced price lunch and we are a school wide recipient of Title I funds.

One of my favorite parts of my job is seeing the change that my students undergo over the course of the year.

I am fortunate enough to see kids develop ways to express kindness each and every day. They use manners that weren't present in August. I have seen students who loathe reading, turn into book lovers. A great part is hearing students say that math is their favorite subject because that was not true for me as a child. My classroom is full of faces and personalities that will impact our future world. As a teacher, I believe it is my job to do everything I can to make sure that impact will be a positive impact.

My Project

These books will be incorporated into class time far more than once a year. Students will read the chapter books like Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, Bubble Gum Brain, The Word Collector and others in student led book circles to promote questioning, inferencing, and finding evidence all while increasing reading fluency. I will use the growth mindset read aloud books to start our day off. Students begin each day with a writing task to get their mind going.

On days when these books are read and discussed, students' reflection and writing will be solely based on the ideas of mental health, wellness, and growth presented in the book!

Students can take the abstract lessons of mental wellness, positive outlooks, and kindness and connect in a concrete way based on these read aloud stories.

Ms. Harrison
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sterilite 19638606 Large Clip Box, Clear with Blue Aquarium Latches, 6-Pack • Amazon Business $31.62 1 $31.62
Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle • Amazon Business $4.22 6 $25.32
Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House, No. 3) • Amazon Business $4.99 5 $24.95
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle • Amazon Business $3.77 6 $22.62
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
The Word Collector • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Not Yet • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
Winners Don't Whine and Whiners Don't Win • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32

Materials cost

$187.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$219.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.79

Total project goal

$258.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$258.59

1 Donor

-$258.59

Donations toward project cost

-$219.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.79

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$0.00

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