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Ms. Nitta from Kelso WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Lessons Through Literacy

My students need purposeful chosen read aloud books to help them learn perseverance, kindness, and community building skills throughout the school year. The books I chose tackle many life skills students need to learn and discuss.

  • $237 goal

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My Students

I teach third grade to a wonderful and creative group of boys and girls at a Title I school. They are excited to learn and come to school each day. It is important to ensure that children enjoy learning. Throughout the learning experience of each student, it is important that they continue the motivation to grow in their learning. They will take their joy of learning into the next grade and beyond. Therefore, they need all the necessary materials that will make them successful, independent, and confident learners. With your help and these books, this can continue.

My Project

A purposefully crafted and beautifully illustrated compilation of Read Alouds are needed to grow our character and community building lessons.

My students will benefit from explicit lessons supported by stories that demonstrate perseverance, kindness and teamwork.

These books will assist with classroom community building throughout the year. This collection of books will allow students to explore, embrace, celebrate and learn more about one another. For example, The book "Not Yet" will introduce students to the power of "YET." Students will learn to have a growth mindset and work hard to meet their academic and personal goals.

All students enjoy listening to stories, making personal connections and identifying and solving character problems.

Ms. Nitta
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 20 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quiet Please, Owen McPhee! • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
What Should Danny Do? • Amazon Business $16.93 1 $16.93
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
Words and Your Heart • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Jameon's Closet • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Three Little Tamales • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Not Yet • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
The Dot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids (Bucketfilling Books) • Amazon Business $7.56 1 $7.56
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49

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