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Ms. Frizzell from Washington DC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Social-Emotional Success Through Literacy

Help me give my students a reading experience focused on developing social-emotional learning with a new rug, pillows, and books.

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

3rd grade is where best friends are made, favorite teachers discovered and love for reading and writing fostered-All of which encompasses my class. My 3rd-grade​ scholars love to read and experience new things! Anxious to experience 3rd grade, they returned to school eager to learn, excel, and share their experiences with one another.

My students enjoy learning through literacy.

One of their favorite activities is the "Never-Ending Story" where they collaborate to write a narrative to share with their peers having only one minute to add their parts.

My Project

This project is an extension of our classroom reading nook. As we progress through the school year and focus heavily on the social-emotional wellness of students, it is becoming increasingly evident that students need constant reminders of how to deal with their emotions. The items in this project will assist students in processing their emotions with a selection of texts that allow students to reflect on processing emotions and how to interact with peers. Each of the books focuses on a key element of social-emotional learning and self-regulation. The texts encourage students to tell the truth, think about tattling and how what they say impacts others. "Harriet the Spy" is a great text for teaching students about honesty, friendship and the impact their actions have on others. Also included in the project are a few texts because students have demonstrated an interest in science. The text "I Was a Third Grade Science Project" introduces students to science from the point of view of a fellow third grader. Many of the texts encourage student accountability and promote self-awareness that sometimes is lacking at such a critical age. Pillows with positive affirmations constantly remind students to persevere and the carpet creates an intimate gathering space for students to discuss their emotions with one another, write personal reflections or meet with the teacher. These materials support the social-emotional and academic growth for our students not only in literacy but life.

Ms. Frizzell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
nuLOOM Pinkie Handprint Nursery Kids Rug, 8' x 10', Multi • Amazon Business $184.29 1 $184.29
Harriet the Spy • Amazon Business $6.29 8 $50.32
I Was a Third Grade Science Project • Amazon Business $5.99 6 $35.94
The Very Frustrated Monster (WorryWoo Monsters) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Too Much Glue • Amazon Business $12.28 1 $12.28
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $11.93 1 $11.93
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
My Mouth Is A Volcano • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Wilma Jean - The Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.26 1 $9.26
Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal: A Tale of Tattletales • Amazon Business $8.70 1 $8.70
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $8.66 1 $8.66
YOUR SMILE Phrase Square Decorative Throw Pillows Case Cushion Covers Shell Cotton Linen Blend (18''x18'', Color #16) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
YOUR SMILE Phrase Square Decorative Throw Pillows Case Cushion Covers Shell Cotton Linen Blend (18''x18'', Color #8) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $6.82 1 $6.82
A Bad Case of Stripes (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.53 1 $6.53
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34

Materials cost

$424.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.86

Total project goal

$572.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.41

2 Donors

-$191.00

Donations toward project cost

-$162.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.65

match offer

-$381.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$324.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.21

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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