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Mrs. Frandsen from Platte SD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

2nd Graders Need New Books For Home and School

Help me give my students reading books that are fun to read and aren't falling apart!

  • $271 goal

This project expired on March 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There are currently 33 students in 2nd grade. They are split into two sections. The students in 2nd grade this year are working really hard on improving their reading. The educational gap is quite large. There are kids who are a whole grade level above, and kids are are at least 2 grade levels behind.

My students love a challenge and making things into competitions.

They are hard working and are wonderful at helping each other academically and otherwise. There are students with special needs who are quite distracted by simple things. Those students are lucky to have classmates help guide them throughout their day!

My Project

The most important part of all learning is reading. You have to be a fluent reader to read story problems in math, or read a story about history, and even science experiments.

Our students are working very hard to improve their reading fluency.

However, their books are very old, falling apart and even missing pages! Comprehending the story is tough when the book has no binding or portions missing. New books would replace what we currently have.

Students who are easily distracted lose all focus when their cover falls off, or there are pages missing or not bound to the rest of the story book. My previous classes have asked for replaced books, and this is the year I'm determined to make it happen.

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This project will reach 33 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Putter & Tabby (17 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $76.20 1 $76.20
Pinky and Rex (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $26.88 1 $26.88
Mr. Putter & Tabby Clear the Decks • AKJ Education $10.95 1 $10.95
Mr. Putter & Tabby Dance the Dance • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Mr. Putter & Tabby Clear the Decks • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Mr. Putter & Tabby Smell the Roses • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Mr. Putter & Tabby Drop the Ball • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Mr. Putter & Tabby Dance the Dance • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Poppleton: Poppleton Everyday • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Poppleton: Poppleton and Friends • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Poppleton • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton In Winter (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Scholastic Reader Level 3: Poppleton in Spring • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Fox Be Nimble • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox on Wheels • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox on the Job: Level 3 • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox and His Friends • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox in Love • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox on Stage • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox All Week • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox at School • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fox Outfoxed • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91

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