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Ms. Needham from Summerville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Well Rounded Reading

Help me give my students the books they need to continuing developing their social/emotional, academic and career skills through read alouds!

  • $387 goal

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My Students

I am a school counselor for students in third, fourth and fifth grades in a Title One school in Summerville, South Carolina. I conduct classroom guidance lessons, small group counseling and individual counseling. We cover topics including bullying, personal body safety, empathy, problem solving and diversity. I talk with students about their lives inside and outside of school. As school counselors, we work to meet students' academic, social/emotional and career preparation needs.

The materials in this project will allow me to build my counseling library and provide valuable resources to teachers.

My Project

Books that will be funded through this project will allow students to increase their social/emotional, academic, and career skills through literacy. The books will also serve as great resources to classroom teachers for morning meetings and to address social concerns as they arise in classrooms. This project promotes and reinforces school counseling topics and literacy at the same time! Students can use these books for independent reading and to build their reading fluency. Classroom teachers and school counselors can use these books to increase students' reading comprehension skills when books are used as read a-louds.

Ms. Needham
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 350 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
IRIS Connecting Book Bin, 8 Pack, Black • Amazon Business $28.03 1 $28.03
I Choose To Try Again: A Colorful, Picture Book About Perseverance and Diligence (Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
My Body Sends a Signal: Helping Kids Recognize Emotions and Express Feelings: 9783982142890 • Amazon Business $17.90 1 $17.90
Let's Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent and Respect: Teach children about body ownership, respect, feelings, choices and recognizing bullying behaviors • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
My Magical Words (The Magic of Me Series) • Amazon Business $15.05 1 $15.05
Career Day • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
What Should Danny Do? School Day (The Power to Choose Series) (Power to Choose, 2) • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
What Should Danny Do? (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
My Magical Choices (The Magic of Me Series) • Amazon Business $13.83 1 $13.83
The Boy with Big, Big Feelings (The Big, Big) • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Basket Labels Clip On - 8 Black Label Holders with 10 Black10 White Labels Cards and 1 Black1 White Markers for Organization and Storage Bins. Metal Label Clip, Black • Amazon Business $12.46 1 $12.46
Confident Ninja: A Children’s Book About Developing Self Confidence and Self Esteem (Ninja Life Hacks) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Train Your Angry Dragon: A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Emotions and Anger Management (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
Train Your Dragon To Accept NO: Teach Your Dragon To Accept ‘No’ For An Answer. A Cute Children Story To Teach Kids About Disagreement, Emotions and Anger Management (My Dragon Books) • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Of Course It's a Big Deal: A Story about Learning to React Calmly and Appropriately (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More (Just Be Series) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions • Amazon Business $10.20 1 $10.20
The World Needs More Purple People (My Purple World) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
In My Heart: A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts) • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses • Amazon Business $7.96 1 $7.96

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