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Ms. Kovalsky from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Social-Emotional Read Alouds

My students need books to help support their social-emotional development. These social-emotional books will help my students learn to better address and cope with their emotions.

  • $370 goal

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My Students

Every morning, my 21 students walk into class with big smiles on their faces, excited and ready to learn. They are inquisitive and passionate learners who are always ready for whatever challenges they encounter.

My school is a Title I school located in southeast DC where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch each day.

As our school year progresses, we are working together as a school "family" to close the achievement gap and overcome all obstacles thrown our way.

My Project

We need books that will continue to enhance the social-emotional development of my students. Our titles include My Very Own Space, How Full Is Your Bucket?, We're All Wonders and many more. Within my classroom, several of my students have faced some type of trauma in their short lives. These books will help my students to better deal with their emotions and learn how to cope with strong emotions. Additionally, these books will be a teaching tool for teaching my students how to share, take turns, and ways to be respectful and kind in their everyday lives.

I will be using the books in the first 6 weeks of school to develop my students' emotional intelligence.

In addition, I will use these books to help students understand various safe ways they can calm their bodies and cope with strong emotions.

Through these books, my students will learn life lessons that they can carry with them for the rest of their lives.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 21 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
Llama Llama and the Bully Goat • Amazon Business $14.04 1 $14.04
Jabari Jumps • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts) • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Move Your Mood • Amazon Business $12.70 1 $12.70
My Very Own Space • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
How Full Is Your Bucket? For Kids • Amazon Business $11.70 1 $11.70
David Gets In Trouble • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Families, Families, Families! • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
Llama Llama Misses Mama • Amazon Business $10.19 1 $10.19
Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Way I Feel • Amazon Business $9.69 1 $9.69
Rude Cakes • Amazon Business $9.56 1 $9.56
Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgrew Them • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Happy in Our Skin • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Little Lion Shares (Hello Genius) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Crabby Pants (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Suki's Kimono • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.83 1 $6.83
When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry… (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.72 1 $6.72
Grumpy Bird • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
The Feelings Book • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64
Mouse Was Mad • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
My Many Colored Days • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Interrupting Chicken • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07

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