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Ms. Tr. Sheila from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

All That Glitters: Silver & Gold

Help me give my students the last two sets of American Reading Company leveled texts so they can continue growing as middle school readers!

  • $632 goal

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My Students

Our school is located inside an on-going renovated, old church campus in a neighborhood that battles urban blight, poverty, and nutritional apartheid. Over half of the students we serve are affected by trauma and neglect on a daily basis. But if you spent a day in our classrooms, you'd see that none of these statistics stop our students from thriving. Our sixth grade students are learning math, science, reading and social studies in Spanish and English. With over 40 hungry minds to feed, your support of our Donors Choose project is what fills the gap you hear so often about in the media.

You help create the abundant opportunities for success that we strive for.

My Project

Please help my students get access to the last two levels of books from the American Reading Company. This set of books has been critical in their journey to becoming proficient readers. It is a color coded system that helps match appropriate books to readers and provides coaching and feedback to push students to the next level of independent reading using authentic texts!

Your donations will help us purchase the last two buckets of books in the program!

Several of my students have already cruised beyond the colors we have, so we need the last two color-levels from the program: silver and gold. These books will follow them into seventh grade and eventually all of the students at our school will grow into these books. We've already seen great results with this program and purchasing these books will only continue to promote this amazing independent reading growth.

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Ms. Tr. Sheila
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gold Book Bucket • American Reading Company $240.00 1 $240.00
Silver book bucket • American Reading Company $240.00 1 $240.00

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