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Mrs. Concitis from Columbus OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Virtual Read Alouds for Virtual Learners

Help me give my students books I can record as read alouds from home.

  • $286 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our governor closed school statewide on March 13 through the end of the school year. Students are completing online work either on their own device or a district provided chrome book. Students do not have guaranteed access to books at home since the public libraries are closed.

My Project

My students are learning from home for the rest of the school year and missing out on engaging read alouds in the classroom. The public libraries in our city have also closed, so students do not have access to check out books and bring to their homes.

This project will provide sixteen picture books for me to record reading aloud and share with my students, so that they can continue to learn through read alouds while they are home and learning virtually.

Once our school reopens the books will be placed in my classroom library and I can continue to use them as read alouds with future classes.

Mrs. Concitis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Have You Thanked an Inventor Today? • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Ticktock Banneker's Clock • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist (Picture Book Biography) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer • Amazon Business $14.29 1 $14.29
The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just • Amazon Business $13.25 1 $13.25
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Rocket Says Look Up! • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code (Volume 1) (People Who Shaped Our World) • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Margaret and the Moon • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions • Amazon Business $9.81 1 $9.81

Materials cost

$209.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$242.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.81

Total project goal

$285.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$285.38

3 Donors

-$142.69

Donations toward project cost

-$121.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.40

match offer

-$142.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$121.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.40

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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