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Mrs. Simmons from Morehead City NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read Alouds for Everything!

Help me give my students rich read aloud experiences across all subject areas!

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As a teacher in a Title I school, in a relatively small coastal community, many of my students are faced with challenges both in and out of the classroom. These challenges have recently been exacerbated by the effects of Hurricane Florence. Several of my students are still displaced or living in homes undergoing reconstruction. Students are coming to my classroom on many different levels, academically. The students are excited and eager to learn new things. I have several students who are English-language learners as well as some students with academic challenges. I want my students to be exposed to rich and meaningful literature, not just in language arts, but in math, science, and social studies as well.

My Project

These texts will be used as read alouds in language arts, math, science, and social studies. Providing my students with grade appropriate and appealing texts to introduce and reiterate topics is very important to them making connections and developing a deeper understanding. These texts are highly recommended for second graders! Some of these texts are recommended resources for our new math material, Total Motivation Math, other texts are recommended by Hello Literacy, specifically for second graders. Integrating literature and read alouds across all subject areas is important, especially in primary grades, and I want to expose my students to as much literature as possible!

Mrs. Simmons
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
The Wishing Club A Story About Fractions • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
I Wanna Iguana • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
The Napping House • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Rainbow Weaver / Tejedora del Arcoris • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Two Bad Ants • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Sandwich Swap • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Dragons Love Tacos • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Elmer • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Why Is the Sky Blue? • AKJ Education $11.69 1 $11.69
The Empty Pot • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School - Audio Letters From Obedience School • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Under the Lemon Moon • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Beatrice Doesn't Want To • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fly Away Home • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Cinder Edna • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
No Roses for Harry! • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Tar Beach • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Leo the Late Bloomer • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Roxaboxen • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Benny's Pennies • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Wednesday Surprise • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Salamander Room • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Action of Subtraction • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Spaghetti And Meatballs For All! A Mathematical Story • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (Puffin Modern Classics) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Paper Bag Princess • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Pancakes for Breakfast (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $4.38 1 $4.38
Leaping Lizards • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Double the Ducks • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
How Big Is a Foot? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Shark Swimathon • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Bigger, Better, Best! Area • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes: Three Dimensional Shapes • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Mall Mania • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Sailor Dog • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

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