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Mrs. Pons from Tampa FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Music and Literacy!

Help me give my students a library with plenty of books to read!

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very special and talented. When they come to music class, they are excited and looking forward to a fun yet challenging musical experience. These students are the most dedicated students I’ve ever had. They take risks, aren’t afraid of trying new things, collaborate, and encourage each other! My students give me the motivation I need to do my best every day. It is because of them that I am a better and stronger teacher today. They’re simply the best!

My Project

I want my music class to be a vital part of a student's literary development. That's why using more children's literature in music class is my primary goal for the next school year. The more I use books in my lessons, the more the kids and I fall in love with them! When we use children's literature, students are actively engaged in the process. From playing melodies on the xylophones to creating sound effects to singing songs, they ALL enjoy it! The best part is that they are learning, their literacy skills are developing, and their vocabulary is growing without noticing it. My ultimate goal is to have a library with a wide variety of books to choose from.

Mrs. Pons
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 800 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jazz Fly • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
How I Became a Pirate • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Disney It's A Small World • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Tortoise and the Hare • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Old Black Fly • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
In the Tall, Tall Grass • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
My Many Colored Days • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Miss Mary Mack • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
How Do You Wokka-Wokka? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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