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

Walk to Water

Help me give my students the tools to understand a need in our world and country with water.

  • $538 goal

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My Students

With being a co-teacher, we make sure our fourth grade inclusion classroom is like a family. Being that we are a community school, our room is filled with students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and diverse homes.

We know that students' needs vary, and being able to give them what they need in my classroom is so important to us and to their success.

They have a variety of learning tools in our classroom from flexible seating to small groups led by teachers and also led by their peers. We make sure our students feel safe by growing and learning with each other and knowing it's okay to make mistakes and to continue to have a growth mindset when facing difficult challenges academically or socially.

My Project

After reading the book "A Long Walk to Water", students will be doing a service learning project about drinking water for the world and the country. Service learning is a way students are actively participating in researching and understanding the process so they can gain a deeper connection between their community and society. They will learn how to develop as leaders who take initiative, solve problems, work as a team and demonstrate their abilities while helping others. With all these books about the water cycle, drinking water and refugees, we hope this will help the students be able to do research and gain a better understanding of these concepts. These books will give the students information to continue a project they will create as a class.

They will be working as a classroom to do a service learning project for our country and world dealing with drinking water.

With all of these new books, our students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will help them research and have a better understanding of the water cycle, drinking water and refugees. ​They will work together as a class to come up with ideas for a project to help others out.

Mrs. Whitaker
Grades 3-5
  • Munroe Elementary School
  • Tallmadge, OH

This project will reach 52 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Under Water, Under Earth • Amazon Business $18.64 1 $18.64
Four Feet, Two Sandals • Amazon Business $18.00 1 $18.00
What Is a Refugee? • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books) (Coretta Scott King Honor - Illustrator Honor Title) • Amazon Business $17.37 1 $17.37
Water Can Be . . . (Millbrook Picture Books) (Can Be . . . Books) • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
Every Last Drop: Bringing Clean Water Home (Orca Footprints) • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
Teacup • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
The Water Princess • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
All the Water in the World • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
A Drop Of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder • Amazon Business $14.30 1 $14.30
My Name Is Sangoel • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60
Water Is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle • Amazon Business $13.18 1 $13.18
The Little Cracked Pot • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
What a Waste: Trash, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
One Well: The Story of Water on Earth (CitizenKid) • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Water Land: Land and Water Forms Around the World • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
The Great Big Water Cycle Adventure (Look and Wonder) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Ethan The Raindrop • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
The Drop in my Drink: The Story of Water on Our Planet • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Clean Water (Sally Ride Science) • Amazon Business $9.57 1 $9.57
Evaporation, Transpiration and Precipitation | Water Cycle for Kids | Children's Water Books • Amazon Business $9.52 1 $9.52
Water Sources! Stop Water Pollution - Protecting Our Environment for Kids - Children's Environment & Ecology Books • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
Water, Water Everywhere! Stop Pollution, Save Our Oceans - Conservation for Kids - Children's Conservation Books • Amazon Business $9.43 1 $9.43
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Clean Water! • Amazon Business $9.25 1 $9.25
A Drop Around the World • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Water World (Green Earth Science Discovery Library) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Did Your Can of Soda Kill A Whale? Water Pollution for Kids | Children's Environment Books • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
You and I Need Water to Survive! Chemistry Book for Beginners | Children's Chemistry Books • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Refugees and Migrants (Children in Our World) • Amazon Business $8.52 1 $8.52
White Water • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Water: Up, Down, and All Around (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $7.84 1 $7.84
Water Dance (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
Water Cycle (Science Readers: Content and Literacy) • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
The Water Cycle (Earth and Space Science) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
The Water Cycle at Work (Water In Our World) • Amazon Business $6.81 1 $6.81
Teacher Created Materials - TIME For Kids Informational Text: Water - Grade 1 - Guided Reading Level D (Time for Kids Nonfiction Readers) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
On the Same Day in March: A Tour of the World's Weather • Amazon Business $4.63 1 $4.63
The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling (Little Green Books) • Amazon Business $4.38 1 $4.38

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