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Ms. Cox from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Grade Trash Masters

The cost of 20 different books from Amazon, including One Less Fish, A River Ran Wild, Our Big Home: An Earth Poem, and Wump World, is $337, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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Have you noticed the quantity of trash New York City creates? My students are creative problem solvers, and I would like to encourage them to think about how we can tackle garbage in their classroom, homes, school, and streets. A recycling unit will educate students to see alternatives to creating trash. Students will learn about reducing, reusing and recycling. They will learn what can be recycled, how the city recycles different products, and how they can help. In addition, students will be involved in projects that make these ideas come alive. Students will be invited to make a mini model of a landfill, create posters that advertise for recycling, see how long it takes for a banana peel to decompose, and read many, many books about garbage. This is where I need help. I have designed an entire curriculum revolving around exceptional children's literature that explores garbage, recycling, and children helping the environment. Nobody else has explained to these students that they can make a difference. We can!

Ms. Cox
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Encyclopedia of Garbage • Barnes & Noble $66.00 1 $66.00
Just a Dream • Barnes & Noble $18.95 1 $18.95
West Side Kids: Bank Street: the Big Idea • Barnes & Noble $18.90 1 $18.90
Brother Eagle, Sister Sky • Barnes & Noble $13.95 1 $13.95
The First Forest • Barnes & Noble $13.95 1 $13.95
The Lorax • Barnes & Noble $12.60 1 $12.60
Wump World • Barnes & Noble $10.95 1 $10.95
Our Big Home: An Earth Poem • Barnes & Noble $7.95 1 $7.95
A River Ran Wild • Barnes & Noble $7.00 1 $7.00
The Warville Wizard • Barnes & Noble $6.99 1 $6.99
Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids • Barnes & Noble $6.99 1 $6.99
One Less Fish • Barnes & Noble $6.95 1 $6.95
Great Trash Bash • Barnes & Noble $6.95 1 $6.95
Garbage Collectors • Barnes & Noble $5.95 1 $5.95
Waste and Recycling • Barnes & Noble $5.72 1 $5.72
Where Does the Garbage Go? • Barnes & Noble $4.99 1 $4.99
Recycle That! • Barnes & Noble $4.95 1 $4.95
Trash! • Barnes & Noble $3.96 1 $3.96
Berenstain Bears Don't Pollute • Barnes & Noble $3.25 1 $3.25
Kid Heroes of the Environment: Simple Things Kids Are Doing to Save the Earth • Barnes & Noble $1.99 1 $1.99

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