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Mrs. KIKES from Livermore CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bare Books for 2nd Graders

My students need Bare Books to write and publish their own stories. They also need a large visual timer to help them manage their time.

  • $196 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second grade students are learning to become amazing writers! One of the things that will help them become excited about writing are Bare Books. These books are designed to help young writers design and publish their very own books. A must to ensure students love of writing!

My students are second graders from a wide variety of backgrounds.

There are several language learners in my classroom and many from low income families. My class is a small sample of the make up of our school. Many are language learners and many come from low socio-economic backgrounds. The children here love school and love to learn. The teachers are dedicated and professional. Many of us spend hours beyond our day making sure our students get the most out of the time they spend in the classroom!

My Project

My students will each write their own story and put it into a permanent form - a Bare Book! This will become a keepsake for them from this school year that I hope they'll treasure for years to come. A love of writing is so important for students and using something like the Bare Books will help them become more excited about the challenges that writing poses to young students. The timer I'm asking for helps students manage their time. It's large and will be visible to all my students which will help them stay on top of their work better.

This will be a permanent book that my students can keep forever to remind them of their second grade year.

It will help encourage and promote writing in my classroom, which can often be a challenge with young students. I'm hopeful that they will look back at second grade with fond memories when they look at their Bare Book as they get older!

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA774 - Blank Hardcover Book - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 2 $59.98
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
AA773 - Blank Hardcover Book - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.29 7 $23.03

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