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Mrs. Wilson from Edgewater MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Become Great Writers by Reading Great Writers!

My students need quality mentor texts to learn how to be great writers.

  • $406 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are excited to learn and grow! Every day they enter the classroom with smiles and shining eyes...just wondering what we will explore and discover today. They are becoming independent learners and learning how to live within a community of learners.

My students bring joy into our classroom and into my heart each day!

I want to give them the world and love getting to know each one's unique gifts and talents. Many of my students are English Language Learners and need exposure to many different types of texts in order to be more successful students.

My Project

The books requested are quality mentor texts which will show my students that they can become great writers, like these authors. The stories will give examples of different styles and genres of writing that my students will be able to copy. Exposure to a variety of different types of authors will help my students see their potential as writers. As I read the books, students will be able to see how the author used a particular skill that I am teaching. The book will help them make a connection to the writing skill.

Writing is a vital part of their literacy instruction!

Seeing the end result of the writing process will help my students love writing and become better students. Fostering a love of writing will also help my students become better readers and more successful scholars.

Mrs. Wilson
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
A Ball for Daisy (Caldecott Medal - Winner Title(s)) • Amazon Business $14.55 1 $14.55
I Wanna Iguana • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
One Day, The End.: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Stories • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Ralph Tells a Story • Amazon Business $12.82 1 $12.82
Pizza at Sally's • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Flashlight • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
All the Places to Love • Amazon Business $11.37 1 $11.37
How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth: A Picture Book • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?: With Audio Read by Eric Carle • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
Ish • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
The Crayon Box that Talked • Amazon Business $10.36 1 $10.36
Oh No, George! • Amazon Business $10.14 1 $10.14
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! • Amazon Business $9.67 1 $9.67
Duck! Rabbit! • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
In My Opinion • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
How to Make a Liquid Rainbow (Hands-On Science Fun) • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato (Charlie and Lola) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Are You a Bee? (Backyard Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Red is Best • Amazon Business $6.51 1 $6.51
The Alphabet Tree (Dragonfly Books) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Building a House (Mulberry Books) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Listening Walk • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
What Do Authors Do? • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
How to Make Slime (Hands-On Science Fun) • Amazon Business $5.54 1 $5.54
Froggy Gets Dressed • Amazon Business $5.47 1 $5.47
Yo! Yes? (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35
My Lucky Day • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Dear Mr. Blueberry (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $4.63 1 $4.63
Walt Disney's Cinderella (a Little Golden Book) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: George Washington Carver (Readers Bios) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (A Click Clack Book) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Frog Prince (Hello Reader! Level 3, Grades 1 & 2) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
National Geographic Readers: Giraffes • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Cats vs. Dogs • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

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