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Mrs. Carden from Barneveld WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Life Lessons Through Reading

Help me give my students books to teach them life lessons on empathy, kindness, equality, and friendship.

  • $279 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach in a rural Wisconsin school. We have about 300 students in our school. Our school is a k-12 building where our students have the opportunity to interact with students of all different ages and abilities.

Our district prides itself in helping each child to reach their greatest potential while they are with us.

We like to make sure we have different types of learning available to all of our students. Each student is an individual, not a "one size fits all." We have students who love to do projects, and others who would rather do paper/pencil work. We try to cater to all students learning.

My Project

The books that I have choose all teach a lesson. These books will help the students at my school to learn the qualities of empathy, compassion, equality, and friendship.

I will use this books in my classroom and at quarterly assemblies to teach our students lesson through the characters in the books.

We will talk about the moral of the stories and what our take aways are.

We would also like to start a program where we read bedtime stories to the students. We could record the stories being read aloud and then post them for the students to view at home nightly.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Whoever You Are • Amazon Business $14.03 1 $14.03
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
First Day Jitters (Mrs. Hartwell's Classroom Adventures) • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
Allie's Basketball Dream • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Strictly No Elephants • Amazon Business $12.85 1 $12.85
Most People • Amazon Business $12.65 1 $12.65
Mixed: A Colorful Story • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Out of Left Field (The Gordon Family Saga) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $10.96 1 $10.96
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Shouting at the Rain • Amazon Business $9.38 1 $9.38
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Blood on the River: James Town, 1607 • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Sandwich Swap • Amazon Business $7.58 1 $7.58
The Kid Who Ran for President (Kid Who (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Front Desk (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57

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