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Mrs. Garcia from Ferguson MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Social Skills Superstars

My students need to learn social skills concepts. The items I am ordering are books written by a great author, Julia Cook.

  • $509 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in Ferguson, MO. I have a classroom with a variety of abilities. A lot of our students have faced trauma in one way or another.

The students in my classroom are all special education students, and it is a self-contained classroom for grades K-2.

My students each have individual needs and are on a variety of levels. When designing instruction, I differentiate for each student. They need a lot of repetition and direct instruction. They also enjoy learning about science and social studies topics. My students have a difficult time with focus during instruction and independent work. I have students who have behavior interventions in place and need a lot of sensory breaks to be successful. I also have students who are non-verbal and need ways to communicate throughout the day.

The school does not provide the special education program with curriculum. I have been able to find useful resources online to create a curriculum to benefit my students. We are not provided with paper to make copies and print materials. Our classroom needs visual supports, but we are not provided with a color printer to print visuals.

My Project

The students in my classroom have a mix of ability levels and come from a variety of settings. The students are kindergarten through second grade and are still understanding basic social skills concepts. We are not provided with curriculum for our specialized programs to teach social skills. I spent time researching programs that would fit my students and found these books by Julia Cook.

Learning through books gives students additional opportunities to understand reading and social skills.

The social skills books address a variety of skills including; tragedy, bullying, death, being a friend, stealing, and much more. These skills are very important for my students to be successful.

Mrs. Garcia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 9 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gas Happens! What to Do When It Happens to You • AKJ Education $9.86 2 $19.72
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! Activity Guide for Teachers • AKJ Education $17.96 1 $17.96
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! Activity Guide for Teachers • AKJ Education $17.96 1 $17.96
Sorry, I Forgot to Ask! Activity Guide for Teachers • AKJ Education $17.96 1 $17.96
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! Activity Guide for Teachers • AKJ Education $17.96 1 $17.96
Tease Monster A Book About Teasing Vs. Bullying • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Making Friends Is an Art! A Children's Book on Making Friends • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Sorry, I Forgot to Ask!: My Story About Asking Permission and Making an Apology (Best Me I Can Be) • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
I Can't Believe You Said That! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Thanks for the Feedback(I Think) • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
But It's Not My Fault! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story About Staying on Task and Asking for Help • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Peer Pressure Gauge • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Hygiene You Stink! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
I Just DonÆt Like the Sound of No! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Cliques Just Don't Make Cents! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
My Mouth Is a Volcano supplemental teachers's guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Grief Is Like a Snowflake Activity and Idea Book • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Personal Space Camp • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Grief is Like a Snowflake • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Don't be Afraid to Drop! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Wilma Jean - the Worry Machine • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Bully B.E.A.N.S Activity and Idea Book - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
The Ant Hill Disaster • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
It's Hard to Be a Verb! Activity and Idea Book - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
It's Hard to Be a Verb! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Bully B.E.A.N.S. • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Personal Space Camp Activity and Idea Book - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Soda Pop Head • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Ricky Sticky Fingers • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine Activity and Idea Book • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Soda Pop Head - Activity and Idea Book • AKJ Education $5.17 1 $5.17

Materials cost

$396.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$431.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.23

Total project goal

$508.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$508.22

4 Donors

-$508.22

Donations toward project cost

-$431.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.23

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$0.00

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