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Mrs. Brown from Richmond VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Read. Record. Listen. Enjoy.

Help me give my students books to enjoy through virtual read alouds during distance learning.

  • $344 goal

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My Students

My students are fifth graders who attend a K-5 elementary school in the city. Our students face challenges that many can't imagine, but they don't allow their circumstances to define them and neither do I! My classes are full of students from various backgrounds, including many who are dual language learners. I love how the students come in each day sharing a part of their world with me. Sometimes, we're discussing their weekend activities, other times it's what they want to do to change the world. One thing I know for sure is that our classroom is an integral part of their world. All of my students are champions who are capable of excelling at whatever they set their minds to!

It is my hope that our classroom is a safe space where everyone feels welcome.

My Project

Reading books aloud to my students is such an important part of our day. Despite being 5th graders anxiously waiting to move on to middle school, the students enjoy listening to the picture books as much as I enjoy reading them. Students are never to old to enjoy a good book. I have carefully curated a selection of text that I hope inspires my students in multiple ways. Our district is starting the year with virtual instruction until February 2021. So I am also requesting a tripod to record the lesson to share on a closed platform with my students.

I'm excited about the adventures we'll share by reading these picture books.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 50 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Selfie Stick Tripod, UBeesize 51" Extendable Tripod Stand with Bluetooth Remote for iPhone & Android Phone, Heavy Duty Aluminum, Lightweight • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
My WILD First Day of School • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
The Whatifs • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
I Am Every Good Thing • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
We Will Rock Our Classmates (Penelope (2)) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Where Are You From? • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Your Name Is a Song • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Moon! Earth's Best Friend (Our Universe (3)) • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
National Regular Average Ordinary Day • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Not Quite Snow White • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Potato Pants! • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Sun! One in a Billion (Our Universe (2)) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (Our Universe (1)) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Our Class is a Family • Amazon Business $9.91 1 $9.91
Pink Is For Blobfish: Discovering the World's Perfectly Pink Animals (The World of Weird Animals) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29

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