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Ms. Kenzie from Dorchester MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stories for Speech Therapy!

Help me give my students access to fun, interesting books to use all year in speech-language therapy.

  • $398 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach urban elementary students in a K-8 school. They come from low socioeconomic backgrounds. We are a diverse community of learners at my school. Many of my students are English Learners (ELs) and speak the following languages at home: Vietnamese, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Japanese, Arabic, and Cape Verde Creole. All of my students are on Individualized Education Plans (IEPS) and have disabilities including communication disorders and specific learning disabilities. In their IEP, they need services like speech and language therapy.

My Project

Every week, I use different seasonal books to target my student's IEP goals. My students love listening to stories and using them to practice their skills! Having a bigger variety of books to choose from will give my students more learning opportunities throughout the year.

In speech-language therapy, books can be the best way for so many students to work towards their IEP goals.

Students with articulation disorders can practice saying the words with their target sounds. Students with language disabilities can practice answering questions and retelling stories. Students with multiple, severe disabilities can learn vocabulary and increase their experiential learning by interacting with objects from stories.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tippy-Tippy-Tippy, Hide! • Amazon Business $16.79 1 $16.79
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $15.35 1 $15.35
The Rain Came Down • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
Love Monster • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
One Rainy Day • Amazon Business $13.22 1 $13.22
Hooray for Spring • Amazon Business $13.12 1 $13.12
This Is Not My Hat • Amazon Business $11.58 1 $11.58
Mister Seahorse • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
St. Patrick's Day • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Peepsqueak! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Little Cloud • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
Polar Opposites • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50
Sneezy the Snowman • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
The Umbrella • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
It's Spring • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Recycle Every Day • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Charlie the Caterpillar • Amazon Business $7.42 1 $7.42
Commotion in the Ocean • Amazon Business $7.03 1 $7.03
St. Patrick's Day • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
All You Need for a Snowman • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Snowmen at Night • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Day It Rained Hearts • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
In Like a Lion Out Like a Lamb • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Swimmy • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Green Eggs and Ham • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Zinnia's Flower Garden • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Foot Book (The Bright and Early Books for Beginning Beginners) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Hop on Pop (I Can Read It All By Myself) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Fancy Nancy: Every Day Is Earth Day (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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