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Mrs. Collier from Santaquin UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Kindness Rocks!

My students need a great collection of character education books to help support their growth and mindset through the first-grade year that will follow them through the years with success.

  • $254 goal

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My Students

This upcoming year, I will be entering my second year in 1st grade. Last year I learned how crucial of an age these kids are at in developing character. Character education lessons are extremely important and the first grade year can set the tone for school behaviors such as respect, honesty, sportsmanship and especially hard work and Grit!

As I am making reflections and planning for a successful year, I would love to enrich my literacy collection and add books that strengthen and teach character and manners.

Character education books would be an amazing addition to my classroom this year and would greatly enrich the minds and hearts of my students for years to come.

Great books can quickly add up in an already tight teachers budget and they would reach so many children and fill many needs. Thank you for any support!

My Project

These character Education books will be used in my first grade classroom to teach and support good character and school and classroom Etiquette. In first grade I have learned that students are at a crucial point in needing knowledge of kindness, manners, acceptance and respect. These books used as read alouds, independent reading and small group lessons will help students learn and practice attributes of good character.

In first grade we have students who are desperate to speak out and gain attention that a read aloud and mini lesson including the book "My Mouth is a Volcano" by Julia Cook can be beneficial in teaching students the kinds of things that can be said and a technique that teaches students when is best to speak.

I would love to use this text to support students and give them confidence when they speak at correct times.

Mrs. Collier
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Forgetful Elephant • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $17.31 1 $17.31
Teach Your Dragon to Stop Lying: A Dragon Book To Teach Kids NOT to Lie. A Cute Children Story To Teach Children About Telling The Truth and Honesty. (My Dragon Books) (Volume 15) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Mrs. Gorski I Think I Have the Wiggle Fidgets (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
Train Your Dragon To Be Kind: A Dragon Book To Teach Children About Kindness. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids To Be Kind, Caring, Giving And Thoughtful. (My Dragon Books) (Volume 9) • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Character Building Day by Day 180 Quick Read-Alouds for Elementary School And Home • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
I Won't Give Up (Persistence Project) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
You're Perfect the Way You Are! • Amazon Business $10.65 1 $10.65
Talk and Work It Out (Learning to Get Along) • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Be Brave Little One • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Unstoppable Me • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
Hands Are Not for Hitting • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Show You Understand: Learning about Compassion and Caring • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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