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Mrs. Phillips from Danville CA is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Read-Alouds to Boost Students' Creativity

Help me give my students stories that are interesting and inspiring. Stories that will spark a love for reading and learning throughout their lifetime.

  • $595 goal

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My Project

My students are creative, thoughtful, and full of questions! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Truly, they are my inspiration!

Reading aloud to students encourages them to think critically, fosters a sense of community, and makes learning fun.

Research shows that read alouds support all areas of literacy development by exposing students to new words, while increasing interest in reading and writing. I chose several writer's workshop mentor texts, social emotional learning texts, and classic stories that my students will be easily engaged with. These books will be paired with matching read aloud activities that integrate all subject areas and make learning fun.

Mrs. Phillips
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jasper Rabbit's Creepy Tales! (Boxed Set): Creepy Carrots!; Creepy Pair of Underwear!; Creepy Crayon! • Amazon Business $35.49 1 $35.49
The Girl and the Bicycle • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
When Father Comes Home • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Alpert • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
The Best Story • Amazon Business $16.36 1 $16.36
Big Red Lollipop • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Goldilocks and Just One Bear • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
John's Turn • Amazon Business $15.79 1 $15.79
Alpert & Friends • Amazon Business $15.34 1 $15.34
Grow Happy • Amazon Business $15.11 1 $15.11
Ways to Make Friends (Aldana Libros) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
The Rabbit Listened • Amazon Business $14.54 1 $14.54
Crankenstein • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Ricky, the Rock That Couldn't Roll (You Rock Group) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
A Small Kindness • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Come On, Rain! • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
I Had a Favorite Dress • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Gustavo, the Shy Ghost (The World of Gustavo) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Big Feelings • Amazon Business $10.91 1 $10.91
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend (Caldecott Medal Winner) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Grumpy Monkey • Amazon Business $10.30 1 $10.30
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
How to Give Your Cat a Bath: in Five Easy Steps (How to Cat books) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
We're All Wonders • Amazon Business $8.85 1 $8.85
Chalk • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
The Leaving Morning • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fireflies • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Those Shoes • Amazon Business $7.61 1 $7.61
The Little House: A Caldecott Award Winner • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Roller Coaster • Amazon Business $7.39 1 $7.39

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