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Mrs. Welch from Glenpool OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading to Learn

My students need new high-quality children's literature including books like The Bad Seed, Hoot and Peep, and Thunder Underground.

  • $507 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds. I teach at a Title I school, where a large portion of my students struggle with living in poverty. They find school as a safe, inviting place, where all of their needs including physical, emotional, social, and academic needs can be met.

My students are very enthusiastic, eager, and active learners.

They all have a wide range of learning styles and need teaching methods that are adjusted to their personal needs. I find that my students function the best in a learning environment that is highly engaging, and where active learning is taking place.

My Project

This project would provide my classroom with over 30 books to incorporate the reading program Rooted into Reading in my classroom. This program promotes exposing children to high-quality children's literature and integrating beginning reading skills into reading aloud. These books will ensure that my students can explore grade level standards while learning to enjoy reading.

All the books in this project will help my students as they explore story elements such as plot, setting, character traits, and sequencing.

This project would have a monumental effect on my classroom as it would ensure that I have the books available to start this new, engaging, and challenging reading curriculum.

Mrs. Welch
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Maddi's Fridge • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended) • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
The Great Spruce • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
The Darkest Dark • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Wangari's Trees of Peace: A True Story from Africa • Amazon Business $14.15 1 $14.15
The Big Bed • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Real Cowboys • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Penguin in Peril • Amazon Business $13.70 1 $13.70
Oskar and the Eight Blessings • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.10 1 $13.10
Hoot and Peep • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
The Animals' Santa • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
If Your Monster Won't Go To Bed • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
School's First Day of School • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Thunder Underground • Amazon Business $11.91 1 $11.91
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.80 1 $11.80
Naughty Mabel • Amazon Business $11.25 1 $11.25
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
Nerdy Birdy • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Ida, Always • Amazon Business $10.43 1 $10.43
The Mermaid • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
Honey. Honey. Lion! • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Over and Under the Snow • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
The Scarecrow's Hat • Amazon Business $7.93 1 $7.93
A Plump And Perky Turkey • Amazon Business $7.71 1 $7.71
Sylvie • Amazon Business $7.68 1 $7.68
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Alligators and Crocodiles • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Pumpkin Soup: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
Farfallina & Marcel • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Chameleons Are Cool: Read and Wonder • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Make Way for Ducklings • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Chicks and Salsa • Amazon Business $5.87 1 $5.87

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