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Mrs. Giles from Franklin TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Leaders

Help me give my students books, like What Do You Do With a Problem? and The Invisible Boy that I can read during morning meeting that will help develop their social/emotional learning.

  • $252 goal

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My Students

I first discovered my desire to teach on a study-abroad trip to Italy. One of the other students on the trip was so PASSIONATE about what she was studying, art history, and I just did not have that same feeling. I knew I needed a change and loved children.

Eight years later, I still absolutely love what I do.

My students are becoming lifelong learners who enjoy coming to school, and I desire to create a space where they can achieve this goal while feeling safe and loved. I can't wait to see what the next 8 (plus!) years bring!

My Project

These books like The Energy Bus for Kids, I Walk with Vanessa, and The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes, will be used during my morning meeting time to enhance students' social/emotional learning. Many of these titles teach empathy, perseverance, and differences.

Students love to be read to.

It helps to convey hard-to-understand topics through story because children can relate to the characters. Morning meeting is a time when my students and I gather and greet each other and set our intentions for the day. It is the perfect time to include a text on perseverance or gratitude or accepting differences. It will start off their day in the best possible way.

Mrs. Giles
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $15.50 1 $15.50
The Energy Bus for Kids: A Story about Staying Positive and Overcoming Challenges • Amazon Business $14.35 1 $14.35
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $12.21 1 $12.21
Wonder • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
How to Read a Story • Amazon Business $10.82 1 $10.82
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
I Wish You More • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Invisible Boy • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

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