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Mrs. Lumsden from Greenville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading and Laughing with Robert Munsch Author Study

My students need copies of Robert Munsch texts to improve literacy while studying story structure, discussing and comparing characters.

  • $514 goal

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My Students

Reading for pleasure is every teacher's ultimate goal for students. When reading texts that are entertaining and engaging, young readers are not always aware that they are learning new skills and practicing strategies. Robert Munsch's library of funny books will perfectly meet this goal.

I currently serve 21 amazing second graders with a love of reading and a true desire to learn.

My school has a very diverse community, with students ranging from middle class to poverty. Students travel from various locations to get to school, and many are brought by bus from the lower income parts of town.

My Project

Students will be able to study the common themes and style of writing that runs throughout Robert Munsch's library. Young readers will activate prior knowledge and add to their existing schema in the way of studying characters and themes. As a result, my students will be well prepared as they enter the next grade to delve further into their learning.

My students have a desire to learn and a true love of reading.

I believe that this will help them to be better readers. My hope is that it will help to prepare them for third grade, where they will be reading to learn not learning to read.

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Mrs. Lumsden
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Thomas'' Snowsuit • AKJ Books $6.26 13 $81.38
Pigs Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $4.52 13 $58.76
The Paper Bag Princess Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Il • AKJ Books $4.52 13 $58.76
Smelly Socks • AKJ Books $3.24 13 $42.12
Murmel, Murmel, Murmel • AKJ Books $6.26 1 $6.26
Jonathan Cleaned Up- Then He Heard a Sound • AKJ Books $6.26 1 $6.26
The Fire Station • AKJ Books $6.26 1 $6.26
Something Good Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustr • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Stephanie''s Ponytail • AKJ Books $4.52 13 $58.76
Boy in the Drawer Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustr • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
The Dark Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Purple, Green and Yellow Robert N. Munsch, Helene Desputeaux • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
50 Below Zero Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustra • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
A Promise is a Promise Robert N. Munsch, Michael Kusugak, Vl • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Angela''s Airplane Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko, Mich • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
I Have to Go Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Mortimer Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Show and Tell Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustra • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Wait and See Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko, Michael M • AKJ Books $4.52 1 $4.52
Sandcastle Contest • AKJ Books $3.24 1 $3.24
Where Is Gah-ning? • AKJ Books $3.22 1 $3.22

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