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Mrs. Markiewicz from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read All About It! Social/Emotional Learning Through Text Pictures

My students need relevant and recently published literature to practice, improve, and expand their social/emotional skills.

  • $714 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are wonderful!! They are a group of diverse learners with different learning challenges. My students range in ages from 6-12 and grades from 1st-4th.

My students strive to always do their best!

They are eager learners and hard workers. They face academic and/or behavioral challenges, but they accept their challenges and work side by side with all students in a regular education setting. Our school is a unique Milwaukee Public School where students are provided with an opportunity to learn in either a monolingual or Italian immersion program. We have over 550 students that represent well over 20 countries. Many students are unable to speak English when they enter but learn quickly. Many of my student families struggle with economic challenges, family dynamics, and/or housing displacements. Despite all of these factors, my students attend school with a smile and a willingness to learn!

My Project

As a teacher, I care about helping my students to become confident, caring, considerate citizens of the world. Picture books about social-emotional issues can assist my students to think deeply about their own, as well as other's, feelings and social issues. Sharing these books with children of all ages will help them develop the ability to identify with others, develop empathy, and talk about their feelings. My focus with the titles I have chosen will assist children with fears, resiliency, feelings, overcoming challenges, self awareness/identify, friendships, self-control, grief, kindness and risk taking. By building my classroom library with books focusing on social/emotional growth, I will be able to teach specific skills or support students when they are in need while also increasing their exposure and love for literature!

"Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can" - William Feather.

Mrs. Markiewicz
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Missing Mommy: A Book About Bereavement • Amazon Business $18.79 1 $18.79
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie • Amazon Business $14.96 1 $14.96
YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear) • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Big Tree is Sick: A Story to Help Children Cope with the Serious Illness of a Loved One • Amazon Business $14.72 1 $14.72
The Heart and the Bottle • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah • Amazon Business $14.54 1 $14.54
There Might Be Lobsters • Amazon Business $14.30 1 $14.30
Extraordinary Jane • Amazon Business $14.18 1 $14.18
The Memory String • Amazon Business $14.06 1 $14.06
I'm a Girl! • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Pass It On • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Because Amelia Smiled • Amazon Business $13.65 1 $13.65
I Want My Hat Back • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Millie Fierce • Amazon Business $13.57 1 $13.57
The Book of Mistakes • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $13.05 1 $13.05
Argyle Fox • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
The Invisible String • Amazon Business $12.20 1 $12.20
Last Stop on Market Street • Amazon Business $11.94 1 $11.94
David Gets In Trouble • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Cry, Heart, But Never Break • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
My Very Own Space • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
The Dot • Amazon Business $11.60 1 $11.60
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Life • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
Giraffes Can't Dance • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Rulers of the Playground • Amazon Business $10.90 1 $10.90
Clark the Shark • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
The Crayon Box that Talked • Amazon Business $10.36 1 $10.36
Lying Up a Storm • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Way I Feel • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
The Dark (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards)) • Amazon Business $9.51 1 $9.51
Don't Think About Purple Elephants • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
My Mouth Is a Volcano Activity and Idea Book • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
A Sick Day for Amos McGee • Amazon Business $8.02 1 $8.02
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Too Shy for Show-and-Tell (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Crabby Pants (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry... (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72

Materials cost

$568.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.52

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$606.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.05

Total project goal

$713.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$713.69

6 Donors

-$237.88

Donations toward project cost

-$202.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.67

match offer

-$475.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$404.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.37

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$0.00

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