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Ms. Alejo from Wasco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh the Places You'll Go

My students need Dr. Seuss books for read aloud and independent reading.

  • $350 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a reading intervention teacher who meets with around sixty students (first-eighth) each day on a rotating basis. My students are struggling readers who are reading below grade level. In my class, it is not rare for students to grow in leaps and bounds, increasing their reading level by two or even three grade levels. Some come in with a distaste for reading but come out loving reading as they become more confident in their reading ability.

They push themselves, eager to learn, improve and excel each time they enter my room.

During my lunch hour, they would knock at my door, asking to be let in so that they can practice their reading. They truly want to excel as students and readers.

My Project

Dr. Seuss' books are a classic for so many reasons. For my low readers who are still learning at a phonological stage, they are able to learn about rhymes through a fun story with colorful and amazing illustrations. For my more advanced readers that are still struggling at their grade level, Dr. Seuss is at a perfect reading material. It is not so far out of reach like a chapter book, and yet it has the depth that a chapter book might have.

A book such as "The Sneetches" is a great starter to talk about prejudice and racism and discrimination in our history.

For my middle grade students, a book like "Oh the Places You'll Go" can start conversations about their coming life as high schoolers, their expectations, life goals, stumbling blocks, and their journey. I want to use these Dr. Seuss' books as read aloud to my students, from grades 1-7. I want my younger students to just enjoy listening to a well written story and hear the rhymes in each page and enjoy the illustrations. For my older students, I want us to talk, discuss, and learn from these books.

Ms. Alejo
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Daisy-Head Mayzie • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Lorax • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
I had Trouble Getting to Solla Sollew • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Bartholomew and the Oobleck • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
If I Ran the Circus • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
McElligot's Pool • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Did I ever tell you how lucky you are • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Sneetches and Other Stories • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Oh, the Places You'll Go! • AKJ Education $10.99 1 $10.99
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Hunches in Bunches • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
What Pet Should I Get? (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Scrambled Eggs Super! (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.35 1 $10.35
If I Ran the Zoo (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $10.13 1 $10.13
On Beyond Zebra! (Classic Seuss) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Happy Birthday to You! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56

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