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Ms. Chandler from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Rooted in Reading

Help me give my students read-alouds that will deepen their comprehension and expand their vocabulary!

  • $306 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from diverse backgrounds. They have high expectations for themselves, and I hold them to high standards that they are eager to meet. They do not let the fact that we are in a low-income district and facing many challenges due to budget cuts and low funding stop them from achieving their goals. Our elementary school is a Title I, low-income school. We teach about 600 students in grades pre-kindergarten through 4th grade. Our school has a wonderful and loving climate and we strive to encourage and support our students in every way possible.

My Project

These books will be used to enhance the Language Arts instruction in our classroom. I will read purposefully-selected picture books to my students each week. They will be actively engaged in listening to and discussing each text throughout the read-aloud. Before, during, and after the read-aloud, I will guide book conversations through thought provoking discussion questions. With these read-aloud books, my student's learning process will continue through targeting specific skills and standards as they interact with this text all week. Through these books, we will focus on deepening comprehension, developing and expanding vocabulary, and integrating language skills.

Ms. Chandler
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Rough-Face Girl • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Me . . . Jane • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Somebody Loves You Mr. Hatch[SOMEBODY LOVES YOU MR HATCH][Paperback] • Amazon Business $11.68 1 $11.68
The Three Little Javelinas (Reading Rainbow Book) • Amazon Business $11.54 1 $11.54
Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream • Amazon Business $10.61 1 $10.61
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Each Kindness (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
How to Catch Santa • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Miss Rumphius • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
Library Lion • Amazon Business $7.89 1 $7.89
The Legend of the Poinsettia • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
Night Tree • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Snow Day! • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31
Those Shoes (Turtleback Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $7.23 1 $7.23
Akiak: A Tale From the Iditarod • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Koala Lou • Amazon Business $6.89 1 $6.89
That's What Leprechauns Do • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
Fireflies • Amazon Business $6.55 1 $6.55
Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Edward the Emu • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
National Geographic Readers: Sharks! (Science Reader Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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