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Ms. Livingston from Alexandria VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Adventures in Sixth Grade: The Magic of Reading

Help me give my students the magic of learning, experiences of friendship, and the joy of wonder through the Harry Potter series!

  • $315 goal

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My Students

Many of my students are English Language Learners from low income families that come from diverse backgrounds. The school I work at is classified as Title I, meaning that I am working to meet the needs of at-risk and low-income students. They are kids with hopes and dreams of making their lives better and bettering the future of their families.

Despite their challenges, I hold my students to high expectations and challenge them to reach their fullest potential.

It is wonderful to see their remarkable progress throughout the year. My classroom reaches an array of abilities including advanced academics, special education and general education students. These students will one day change the world, and I cannot wait to see how far they go!

My Project

As a teacher, one of my most important jobs is to help students learn and grow into the outstanding individuals I know they can be. I can think of no better series to help grow their love of reading than with Harry Potter, starting from the beginning with The Sorcerer's Stone. My students also need a new shelf to organize their group projects, math games and calculators as well as three missing earbuds for students to be able to access online math activities.

Help my students enter the world of magic and discover their love of reading with Hogwarts!

The illustrated copies will assist my students who struggle with the English language as the detailed drawings coincide with the reading. The students will explore important themes such as friendship, accepting differences, and good vs. evil to name a few as they read through the series. Students will also get warped into the lives of students who are also at the middle school level, experience the same daily strife that they do!

Ms. Livingston
Grades 6-8
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 125 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Whitmor Supreme 5 Tier Cart - Rolling Utility Organizer - Chrome • Amazon Business $56.42 1 $56.42
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 2) • Amazon Business $30.40 1 $30.40
bloom daily planners Undated Academic Year Teacher Planner & Calendar - Lesson Plan Organizer Book (9" x 11") - Marble • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
The Tales of Beedle the Bard: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter) • Amazon Business $25.51 1 $25.51
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1) • Amazon Business $25.49 1 $25.49
Mpow Flame Bluetooth Headphones Waterproof IPX7, Wireless Earbuds Sport, Richer Bass HiFi Stereo in-Ear Earphones w/Mic, Case, 7-9 Hrs Playback Noise Cancelling Headsets (Comfy & Fast Pairing) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 3) • Amazon Business $18.33 1 $18.33

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