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Mrs. Erichsen from Woodside NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Picture Books Please!

Help me give my students picture books that they can bring home to read and enjoy with their families!

  • $279 goal

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My Students

Students in my class come with a wide range of abilities, interests, and needs. In our integrated classroom, we have respect and understanding that each individual is different, yet equally important.

My students understand that in our class, everyone gets what they need to be successful.

One common goal we all share is motivation for learning in a fun, comfortable, and engaging classroom environment. With this, we are able to meet the needs of all the different learners at the same time.

My Project

In my classroom, students have a wide range of skills and abilities. One of the widest range of abilities are in reading.

Students in my 4th grade class range from first grade reading levels to fifth grade reading levels.

Encouraging some of the reluctant, lower reading level students to read at home can be challenging. Students that struggle to read some of the higher readers are reluctant to take out books that they can read because they are embarrassed. One thing I have noticed, is that students get excited about reading to their younger siblings. Encouraging my students to read to their families can spark desire to read and encourage motivation.

I am requesting picture books that younger readers will enjoy. Such titles include "Oh, the places you'll go" by Dr. Seuss, "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak, and "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", by Eric Carle.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oh, the Places You'll Go!   • Amazon Business $13.64 2 $27.28
Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA • Amazon Business $12.66 2 $25.32
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! • Amazon Business $11.19 2 $22.38
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $10.96 2 $21.92
The Wonderful Things You Will Be • Amazon Business $10.87 2 $21.74
Guess How Much I Love You Coloring Book • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
I Wish You More • Amazon Business $7.64 2 $15.28
Where the Wild Things Are • Amazon Business $7.59 2 $15.18
Goodnight Moon • Amazon Business $7.19 2 $14.38
Pajama Time! (Boynton on Board) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
Love You Forever • Amazon Business $4.99 2 $9.98

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