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Ms. Dana from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

March Book Madness

My students need books to prepare for March Book Madness, a bracket-style tournament where books aways win!

  • $201 goal

This project expired on May 13, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third grade students are an enthusiastic group of hard working movers and shakers! I am getting to know my new group of students, and they are impressing me with their eagerness to make mistakes, take feedback, and share their thinking. Teaching for many economically disadvantaged students poses some challenges, though, especially obtaining the materials they need to be their most successful self. These students are worth all the efforts; they are our changers and leaders for a positive future.

My Project

Every year, I participate in March Book Madness, an online bracket-style book tournament that exposes students to new books, raises enthusiasm, and allows students to see how their votes count. This year will be the first year I do the picture books, and I am so excited to get my hands on the ones I do not have! Picture books are so important in my classroom: they are used as mentor texts for lessons, raise empathy, and are discussion pieces.

My third graders are learning the value of reading, and how a rich reading life improves our overall lives; these books will make us even richer.

PS. Yes, I did sneak a few other books in there.

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Water Princess • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Thunder Boy Jr. (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild (Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards (Awards)) • Amazon Business $12.09 1 $12.09
Nerdy Birdy • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Hilo Book 4: Waking the Monsters • Amazon Business $9.73 1 $9.73
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Uranium Unicorns From Uranus • Amazon Business $4.50 1 $4.50
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
The Bad Guys in Intergalactic Gas (The Bad Guys #5) • Amazon Business $4.11 1 $4.11
Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Jurassic Jackrabbits From Jupiter (Book 5) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95

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