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Mrs. Kelley from Dickinson TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Books

My students need children's books about math that inspire, relate, and are a fun way to incorporate math in the classroom through literature.

  • $374 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2018.

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My Students

My students are resilient because they have to be. They come from families with very little to give. I work at and my students attend a Title I school where the majority get free and reduced price lunch. Due to Hurricane Harvey, many of my students have lost their homes and are doubled up with relatives in order to survive on a day-to-day basis.

I am aware of the types of issues my students deal with at home, although I do not know all of the details.

What I do know is that I can create an inviting learning environment in my classroom where students are free to make mistakes that foster learning. I will and continue to try my best at doing all that I can to make their school experience as comfortable as possible.

My Project

My kids love to read and they also enjoy working math problems. I have found that a fun way to incorporate both is by reading aloud children's literature that relates to what lesson or unit we are learning in class. My students enjoy listening to the stories that are humorous and engaging. I feel as though these books will inspire and motivate my students to be open to math if they may have needed a little encouragement to keep trying. Math can be a tough subject for some, however my hope is that I can spark the interest of a child by finding new ways to spice up the subject in any way.

Mrs. Kelley
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Am Human: A Book of Empathy • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
Last to Finish, A Story About the Smartest Boy in Math Class (The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
Math Curse • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Fraction Fun • Amazon Business $12.53 1 $12.53
What If Everybody Said That? • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse to Stay Up Late (Bedtime Math Series) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
A Remainder of One • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64
Bedtime Math: This Time It's Personal (Bedtime Math Series) • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out (Bedtime Math Series) • Amazon Business $10.35 1 $10.35
Working with Fractions • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Great Graph Contest • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
If You Were a Polygon (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Fractions in Disguise: A Math Adventure (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
If You Were a Fraction (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Fractions, Decimals, and Percents • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
If You Made a Million • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
A Place for Zero (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
If You Were a Quadrilateral (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
Testing Miss Malarkey • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Multiplying Menace Divides (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
Miss Nelson Is Missing! • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Full House: An Invitation to Fractions • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Spaghetti And Meatballs For All! (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Great Divide: A Mathematical Marathon • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mummy Math: An Adventure in Geometry • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
When a Line Bends . . . A Shape Begins • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
The Grapes Of Math • Amazon Business $6.24 1 $6.24
Give Me Half! (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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