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  • $629 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Waid
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

Interactive Read Alouds in the ELA Classroom

My students need fabulous mentor texts that will help model each of the standards that we are learning in class.

My Students

Our students are excited about school. They come ready to learn, have fantastic attitudes, and truly desire to be the best students they can possibly be! We are located in a wonderful school and community called Highlands, located on the west side of Dothan, Alabama. Our sweet and smart students come to us from across our city and from various socioeconomic levels. We have four fourth grade teachers who diligently strive to provide these students with the very best education possible!

My Project

Our classroom is in need of engaging mentor texts that can be used to teach reading and literacy skills in our fourth grade classroom using an Interactive Read Aloud approach. These books will be used with standards-based lessons designed around children's classics to teach ELA lessons.

"Interactive Read Alouds link standards, fluency, and comprehension and are powerful tools for teaching literary elements and building analytical ability.

They also bring joy and accelerated learning into the lives of our students." -Linda Hoyt

Please help our class obtain each of these amazing books to make our reading/language arts program more engaging and FUN!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Widow's Broom • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
The Wreck of the Zephyr 30th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $14.78 1 $14.78
The Z Was Zapped: A Play in Twenty-Six Acts • Amazon Business $14.48 1 $14.48
Come On, Rain! • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
A Drop Of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder • Amazon Business $14.26 1 $14.26
Stellaluna • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
All the Places to Love • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
So You Want to Be President?: The Revised and Updated Edition • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Sector 7 (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $13.22 1 $13.22
Verdi • Amazon Business $12.21 1 $12.21
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $12.07 1 $12.07
Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Pink and Say • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Tough Cookie • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Saturdays and Teacakes • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Thank You, Mr. Falker • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
I Need My Monster • Amazon Business $10.35 1 $10.35
Heartland • Amazon Business $9.31 1 $9.31
Tuesday • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Tar Beach • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Owl and Moon • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Dogteam • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Chicken Sunday • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers • Amazon Business $7.92 1 $7.92
Dakota Dugout • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
Rumpelstiltskin • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84
Lincoln: A Photobiography (Houghton Mifflin social studies) • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
The Butterfly • Amazon Business $7.56 1 $7.56
Smoky Night • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Black and White • Amazon Business $7.33 1 $7.33
The Gardener • Amazon Business $7.21 1 $7.21
So Far from the Sea • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster • Amazon Business $7.00 1 $7.00
When I Was Young in the Mountains (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin) • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Piggie Pie! • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Barefoot: Escape on the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Gleam and Glow • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Caves (Nature in Action) • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
Snowflake Bentley • Amazon Business $6.10 1 $6.10
Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Casey at the Bat • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Punctuation Takes a Vacation • Amazon Business $5.70 1 $5.70

Materials cost

$459.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$534.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.28

Total project goal

$628.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$628.51

9 Donors

-$450.00

Donations toward project cost

-$382.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.50

match offer

-$178.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$151.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.78

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 49 students.

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