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Mrs. Helms from Asheville NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Wordless Picture Books: Making Meaning with Reading!

My students need wordless picture books to become leaders of their own reading!

  • $236 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a Leader in Me school, we strive to find the leader in all students. Every child has capabilities, talents, and strengths; sometimes, all it takes is exposure or motivation. The students in my class strive for excellence and thrive in classroom community.

My amazing group of 60+ students from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and academic backgrounds need your help!

These students are ready to start the school year strong, but they need your help in order to access the curriculum and develop as leaders AND readers!

My Project

These wordless picture books make reading accessible to all students and are an innovative way to get students really thinking about their reading! Fifth grade students are always engaged and excited about "reading" this new genre of wordless picture books. Students will use the picture clues to create the story. This will, in turn, help them to monitor and fix-up their comprehending, which is an essential and life-long reading skill!

The power and possibilities of wordless picture books are unmatched!

Our classroom community will be enriched through the shared reading and discussion associated with these books. Students comprehension will improve! I look forward to utilizing wordless books, and I know the students will be amazed by your generosity! It's a win-win!

Mrs. Helms
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 65 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mirror • Amazon Business $16.06 1 $16.06
Unspoken: A Story From the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Bluebird • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Flora and the Flamingo • Amazon Business $13.31 1 $13.31
Sector 7 (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
Wave • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Flashlight • Amazon Business $12.57 1 $12.57
Journey • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
The Red Book (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $11.34 1 $11.34
Flotsam • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
The Lion & the Mouse • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Zoom (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Tuesday • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

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