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Mrs. Powell from Tellico PLNS TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindergartners Wonder About Weather

Help me give my students books about weather to explore the world around them.

  • $268 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My curious students attend a high poverty, Title I school. My school is a community, a family, where students not only learn academics. They learn character traits they can use for a lifetime. We believe in the scholarship of lifelong learning to promote future generations of leaders.

My students are fun-loving, whole-brain learning students with a natural desire to investigate the world around them.

I encourage their learning with tools in the classroom and also the mountainous area in which they live. This school is located in a rural town in the Appalachian Mountains. We're so rural we don't have a single traffic light, and we love it!

My Project

Kindergartners ask so many questions about the world around them. I want to help them find the answers. Weather is a wonderful place to start exploring. This text set is a unit that will answer those questions such as "What is weather?" "Why is it raining?" and "Why are there different seasons?"

These books all relate to kindergarten science standards meaning we are learning to read and investigating at the same time!

We will read the books, write in journals, and complete science lab activities with this unit. With your help, I can answer those questions from kindergartners while providing background knowledge for future investigations.

Mrs. Powell
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Something Told The Wild Geese • Amazon Business $11.99 8 $95.92
Weather: Poems for All Seasons • Amazon Business $4.99 8 $39.92
Four Seasons Make a Year • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Year At Maple Hill Farm • Amazon Business $8.54 1 $8.54
Freddy the Frogcaster • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
What Will the Weather Be? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Weather Forecasting • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14

Materials cost

$190.48

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$227.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.12

Total project goal

$267.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$267.45

3 Donors

-$207.45

Donations toward project cost

-$176.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.12

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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