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Mrs. Annette from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading at Home: Captivating Imagination

Help me give my students the book "Not a Box" and "No es una caja" for our native Spanish speakers.

  • $2,094 goal

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My Students

Our school is a preschool with students between the ages of three and five. Our preschool students come from various backgrounds and our belief is that social and emotional development serves as the foundation of all other learning. We provide a play-based, child-centered curriculum in order to offer opportunities to maximize the learning potential of all children, especially our Diverse Learners (special education students) and English Language Learners.

All students express themselves and communicate in different ways using various materials.

Our preschoolers, including our Diverse Learners, are always seeking new opportunities to express themselves in different ways through various platforms.

My Project

Our goal as a school has always been for our students to explore their creative and imaginative side while learning new skills. Our school will start remote this school year, we want to continue to provide learning experiences to our students at home. Our families will have the opportunity to choose either an English copy of "Not a Box" or the Spanish version of "No es una caja" in order to meet every family's native language needs.

We want all our children and families to explore their imaginations as they read together at home.

We hope to instill the values of continuing to be creative and exploration even though we will not initially be in person together.

Mrs. Annette
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 346 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Not a Box • Scholastics $4.46 300 $1,338.00
No es una caja • Scholastics $4.88 50 $244.00

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