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Mrs. Scheet from Omaha NE is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Super Sonic Students

Help me give my students mentor texts and prizes to support character education.

  • $576 goal

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My Students

Our class consists of twenty-two eager students that enjoy learning. We are located in Nebraska and are proud to be part of the public schools. We are a suburban school that does not receive funding from other programs, like Title I for example, which makes our school budget tight.

Despite being in a suburban school, our students come from a variety of backgrounds.

There are students with family serving in the military, students who are English language learners, students with special needs and many more. We are a diverse group of learners.

My Project

There are many main core areas that my students work on daily. In addition to these core subjects, I like to educate my students on being emotionally and socially balanced. I try to incorporate character education lessons within our daily routine. One way I like to do this is with mentor texts. Many of the books I am requesting are from the author Julia Cook. Julia Cook writes books that appeal to young students and teach the whole child. Some of the titles I am requesting from her are about accepting feedback, not teasing, taking ownership, not tattling, how to play with others and making friends. In addition to a few of her books, I am requesting the building empathy book set from Lakeshore Learning. These books will help students sympathize with others.

Our class also has a positive behavior system in place to motivate positive Character Education.

I love to reward my students on their accomplishments. My class needs prizes to go along with our class character education rewards system. Students that are exhibiting positive behavior receive prizes. The items I am requesting will help keep them working towards a goal. The yo yo assortment, key chains, small toys, emoji trinkets, bracelets, squishy toys, fidget twisters and emoji bags will provide motivation for our students. The colored paper will be made into coupons that students can earn for privileges around the room. Thank you so much for your support with our super sonic students!

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BK240X - Building Empathy Hardcover Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
BeeGreen Emoji Party Supplies Favor Bags Drawstring Backpacks for Kids Teens Boys and Girls Birthday Goody Gift 10 Pack • Amazon Business $13.20 3 $39.60
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $13.43 2 $26.86
Mini Finger Gyro Fidget Spiral Twister Toys Party Pack (24 Pieces) by Super Z Outlet • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
BK428 - What I Like About Me! Big Book by Allia Zobel-Nolan • Lakeshore Learning Materials $20.99 1 $20.99
Emoji Party Supplies Kids' Dress-up Toys Bulk Set - 142 Pieces Emoticon Rubber Wristbands Bracelets Assorted Kit - Birthday Party Favor Decoration Mega Pack - Children Prizes Novelty Crafts Gift • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
BK854 - When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry… Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $17.99 1 $17.99
Pawliss 12 Pack 2" Unicorn Plush Keychain Mini Pillows Backpack Clips, Emoji Birthday Party Favors Supplies for Kids Girls, Emoticon Toys Prizes Gifts • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
O'Hill 48 Pack Emoji Emoticons Silicone Wristbands Bracelets Kids Birthday Party Supplies Favors Prize Rewards, Kids Size • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
O'Hill 48 Pack Emoji Emoticons Silicone Wristbands Bracelets Kids Birthday Party Supplies Favors Prize Rewards, Kids Size • Amazon Business $11.88 1 $11.88
LEEHUR 20Pcs Squishy Toys, Party Favors Mochi Squishies Mini Squeeze Funny Toy Soft Stress and Anxiety Relief Toys for Kids/Adults Random Color • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Mini Finger Gyro Fidget Spiral Twister Toys Party Pack (24 Pieces) by Super Z Outlet • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Hygiene... You Stink! (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Tease Monster: A Book About Teasing Vs. Bullying (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
But It's Just A Game • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Kangaroo's Flashing LED Light Up Toys, Bumpy Rings, 18-Pack • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
But It's Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
Baditude! What to Do When Life Stinks! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
Making Friends Is an Art! • Amazon Business $8.60 1 $8.60
Soda Pop Head • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
It's Hard To Be a Verb! • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
36 Mini Yo Yo Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

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