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Mrs. Rindal from Monroe WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What Our Students Love Most and Will Remember Best!

Help me give my students project materials to support their end-of-unit understandings for reading, writing, and social studies!

  • $887 goal

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My Students

Our school is located in rural Wisconsin and services students in grades K-5. We are fortunate to have supportive families who want the best for their kids and feel proud to have their children at our school, known for it's energy, professionalism, and desire to holistically help each and every student.

We’ve got over 60 curious students who love to learn about other places and people, and they appreciate every opportunity to bring their learning to life.

They are wonderful kids who truly enjoy reading and also delight in activities that lend themselves to more natural discovery and creative expression.

My Project

Our students work incredibly hard through their lessons across all subjects. We do our best to engage our students from day to day for improved participation, retention, and application.

Yet what students remember most are the culminating activities that synthesize their knowledge and encourage individual creativity.

The time we take for in-school projects become valuable learning moments that stay with the kids for the years to come.

These materials will support those projects and create memorable experiences. This is especially helpful for students who normally don't have access to supplies or assistance from someone at home. For our projects, we create biography bottles after a reading and writing research unit. We also produce state floats based on our extensive study of the regions and states of our country. Beyond these basic materials, we will continue to personally purchase any other needed supplies or rely on family donations.

In addition, we are seeking a set of common read-alouds to support our standard work in third grade. These read-alouds go far beyond academic growth, however; they support emotional growth, problem-solving, and other valuable lessons learned through the characters of our books.

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This project will reach 61 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
4" Styrofoam Arts and Crafts Balls (12 Pack) by FloraCraft • Amazon Business $15.62 7 $109.34
EE988 - Readers’ Theater Script Box - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
Reader's Theater: American Tall Tales and Legends Set • AKJ Education $40.82 1 $40.82
Creature Features: Twenty-Five Animals Explain Why They Look the Way They Do • Amazon Business $12.60 3 $37.80
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale • Amazon Business $12.21 3 $36.63
The Carpenter's Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree • Amazon Business $11.99 3 $35.97
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $9.41 3 $28.23
Substitute Creacher • Amazon Business $9.35 3 $28.05
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson • Amazon Business $13.47 2 $26.94
Hot Melt Glue Gun Kit 100 Watt with Carry Bag and 12 pcs Glue Sticks, for DIY, Arts & Crafts Projects, Sealing and Quick Repairs, Light and Heavy Duty in Home and Office by PROkleber • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
NW 32pcs Mixed Model Trees Model Train Scenery Architecture Trees Model Scenery with No Stands(0.79-6.30inch) • Amazon Business $12.79 2 $25.58
Picnic at Mudsock Meadow • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Pinduli • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback) • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Crow Boy (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
Chenille Kraft Chenille Stems; Brown • Staples Advantage $20.79 1 $20.79
The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story • Amazon Business $6.21 3 $18.63
Cactus Soup • Amazon Business $5.00 3 $15.00
SCP Foliage Bushes, 150 Square Inch, Medium Green • Amazon Business $7.26 2 $14.52
The Wild Robot • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Wishtree • Amazon Business $12.63 1 $12.63
Aleene's 36116 Original Tacky Glue 3 Pack, 8 Oz • Amazon Business $6.22 2 $12.44
Ricky, the Rock that Couldn't Roll (The You Rock Group) • Amazon Business $12.18 1 $12.18
Ollie's Odyssey • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Hello, Universe • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
A Boy Called Bat • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Crenshaw • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
No Flying in the House (Harper Trophy Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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