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Ms. Jensen from Nashville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Shooting for the Stars with High Quality Texts!

Help me give my students complex, high quality texts for science integrated literacy instruction. These books will help our students learn about the planets and outer space, while simultaneously practicing literacy skills!

  • $651 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a unique group of learners who are eager to grow in their literacy skills. Almost all of my students come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. My students come to school with a thirst for knowledge, and we aspire to provide them with this high quality instruction.

My students deserve the very best, and that is why I am creating this project for them.

These students often do not have access to books in their homes, so it is important that we are able to expose them to as many complex texts as possible.

My Project

My students love to learn about science, and there is no better way to teach them science standards than integrating science instruction with literacy. This project will provide books about outer space and the planets to help my students learn these science standards, while also integrating literacy. My students enjoy high-quality picture books and complex texts, and these books are just that! They are written by many famous children's book authors and expose students to a wide variety of texts that they may not otherwise get the opportunity to read. By providing my students with these books, they will get multiple opportunities to read them, learn from them, and interact with them. I can't wait to see their faces light up like the stars when they read these titles!

Ms. Jensen
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Starry Messenger: A Book Depicting the Life of a Famous Scientist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Philosopher, Physicist, Galileo Galilei • Amazon Business $19.80 4 $79.20
If You Decide To Go To The Moon • Amazon Business $16.34 4 $65.36
Coyote Places the Stars • Amazon Business $13.68 4 $54.72
How the Moon Regained Her Shape (Arbordale Collection) • Amazon Business $9.95 4 $39.80
On Earth • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
The Moon Book • Amazon Business $7.95 4 $31.80
Sunflower House • Amazon Business $7.79 4 $31.16
Sunshine Makes the Seasons (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
What Makes Day and Night (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $6.99 4 $27.96
A Tree Is a Plant (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $6.98 4 $27.92
Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $6.95 4 $27.80
A Seed Is Sleepy (Nature Books) • Amazon Business $6.71 4 $26.84
The Big Dipper (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $5.72 4 $22.88
Looking Through a Telescope (Rookie Read-About Science) • Amazon Business $4.95 4 $19.80

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