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Ms. Anderson from Atlanta GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

APS CLL Grow. Lead. Transform. Mini-Grant Hats Off to Thinking!

Help me give my students rich fiction and nonfiction literature to promote and develop higher reading achievement; stimulate interest in and enjoyment of reading; and improve self-regulation and automaticity in reading.

  • $706 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

APS CLL Grow. Lead. Transform. Mini-Grants HATS OFF TO THINKING! My global citizens are the future movers and shakers of the world! When I come to their classrooms, the G.A.T.E. (Gifted and Talented Education) students are filled with excitement and anticipation because they have to be ready to think outside of the box by using creative and critical thinking, advanced research and advanced communication.

My students have many special gifts to offer that are so awe-inspiring!

These special gifts need to be nurtured with rich and challenging fiction and nonfiction literature to increase their Lexile levels. The majority of my students’ Lexile Levels range from two to four years above their grade level. When selecting appropriate, yet challenging books, my students have a difficult time because the literature is scarce.

My Project

I would use the book, "Patina" as a book hook to entice students to read it and other books the same way as movie trailers entice people to watch the movie. This is Phase one of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM-R) helps to emphasize different objectives such as guiding students to think critically, apply reading strategies in their independent reading.

During Phase 2, Supported Independent Reading, students read independently from self-selected, challenging books of high interest, while the teacher holds conferences with individual students.

Student Self-Choice Activities, is the third phase of SEM-R where students have the opportunity to take the information and skills learned through Phases 1 and 2 and use them to pursue individual interests based on their learning style preferences.

Ms. Anderson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Trials of Apollo Book Two The Dark Prophecy (Special Limited Edition) • AKJ Education $73.00 1 $73.00
Patina • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
Creepy Schools • AKJ Education $19.76 1 $19.76
Bibliotecas pavorosas/Spooky Libraries • AKJ Education $19.76 1 $19.76
Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out! • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
The Girl Who Drank the Moon • AKJ Education $16.16 1 $16.16
Noodleheads See the Future • AKJ Education $15.95 1 $15.95
Lesser Spotted Animals • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Frogkisser! • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Sergeant Reckless • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
What Makes a Monster? • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
What's the Big Deal About Freedom • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
What's the Big Deal About First Ladies • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Malala: Activist for Girls' Education • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Red Bandanna (Young Readers Adaptation) • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Beyond the Bright Sea • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Homework Strike • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Hello, Universe • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Losers Club • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Warden's Daughter • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Slider • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Finding Mighty • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Moby Dick • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: The Stone Cold Age • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Waste of Space • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Baseball Genius • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Ghost • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Detective's Assistant • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
In Darkling Wood • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Wizard's Map • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
The Bad Guys in Attack of the Zittens (The Bad Guys #4) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Robo-battle of Mega Tortoise vs. Hazard Hare: A Graphic Novel • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61

Materials cost

$525.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.24

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$599.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.77

Total project goal

$705.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$705.11

2 Donors

-$616.87

Donations toward project cost

-$599.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$88.24

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$0.00

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