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  • $295 goal

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Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Integrating Reading in Music

My students need 15 books to supplement the music classroom, including "The Magic Flute ," "The Heroic Symphony," and "Pictures at an Exhibition."

My Students

Let's face it: kids like stories, kids like to be entertained, and most kids like to use their imaginations. Using children's literature and storytelling in the music classroom is such a fantastic way to encourage students.

The students at my school need to be shown possibilities.

Working at a Title I school gives me the chance to show, support, and teach an under-served population. These books would give students a chance to learn about other cultures, folk tales, and making music through stories.

My Project

I am requesting several books relating to music. I am the only music teacher in the building that services approximately nine hundred kids per week. My students will learn through books. These books will help students expand their imagination, create music through storytelling, and expand their reading repertoire.

"Music speaks what cannot be expressed!" My students always learn the importance of listening, making music, and being a part of an ensemble.

With your support, these books will not only excite them about music but also accelerate their reading skills. Thank you!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grateful • AKJ Books $14.03 1 $14.03
Brown Bear & Friends Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle, Read by Gw • AKJ Books $11.66 1 $11.66
Amelia Bedelia (Audio) • AKJ Books $11.69 1 $11.69
Freddie the Frog and the Thump in the Night Sharon Burch, De • AKJ Books $18.68 1 $18.68
The Rain Came Down David Shannon • AKJ Books $7.76 1 $7.76
Tikki Tikki Tembo (Audio) • AKJ Books $7.79 1 $7.79
Freddie the Frog and the Mysterious Wahooooo Sharon Burch, T • AKJ Books $18.68 1 $18.68
Mama Don''t Allow (Book and CD) Edith Thacher Hurd, Thacher H • AKJ Books $17.06 1 $17.06
Let it Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals Ashley Bryan, Ashley • AKJ Books $13.25 1 $13.25
Manuelo, The Playing Mantis • AKJ Books $5.45 1 $5.45
Pictures at an Exhibition • AKJ Books $6.20 1 $6.20
Barn Dance! Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, Ted Rand (Ill • AKJ Books $14.00 1 $14.00
Farewell Symphony Anna Harwell Celenza, Joann E. Kitchel (Il • AKJ Books $17.12 1 $17.12
The Heroic Symphony Anna Harwell Celenza, JoAnn E. Kitchel ( • AKJ Books $17.12 1 $17.12
The Magic Flute Adapted by Kyra Teis, Kyra Teis (Illustrator • AKJ Books $16.16 1 $16.16

Materials cost

$196.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$250.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.12

Total project goal

$294.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$294.16

0 Donors

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$294.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$250.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 850 students.

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