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Mrs. B. from Chapel Hill NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What Is A Living Thing?

My students need books about living and non living things for our science unit.

  • $475 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to class each day excited to learn! They come from a variety of economic backgrounds, and they are a diverse group of learners. My 1st graders are just beginning their school career, but have already learned many things that will help them be successful.

Our school serves students K-5 and is a positive, safe place for students and teachers to learn.

We provide breakfast for all of our students in order to get their day started on the right foot. Many of the students receive free lunch each day and a backpack of food each weekend. Our teachers and staff work tirelessly to ensure our students have whatever they need to be successful.

My Project

My students need books to help them learn about living and nonliving things. These books will make a difference in my student's learning by showing them pictures of living and nonliving things and providing explanations in easy to understand language.

The colorful books by Bobbie Kalman will show my class pictures that they can relate to in their everyday lives and explanations that are on their level.

These books will improve the lives of my students by engaging them in the unit and giving them concrete examples to carry through the unit. All of the resources in this project will help my students learn and understand the world around them.

Mrs. B.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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 18 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Are Living & Nonliving Things? (Let's Find Out!: Life Science) • Amazon Business $12.90 5 $64.50
Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book • Amazon Business $8.97 5 $44.85
What Do Living Things Need? (Science Readers: Content and Literacy) • Amazon Business $8.11 5 $40.55
Living or Nonliving? (My Science Library) • Amazon Business $6.99 5 $34.95
I Am a Living Thing (Introducing Living Things) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
How Do Living Things Find Food? (Introducing Living Things) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
What Kind of Living Thing Is It? (Introducing Living Things (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75
What's Alive? (Rise and Shine) (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 5 $29.95
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
What Is a Living Thing? (The Science of Living Things) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95

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