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Mrs. Shea from Fort Jennings OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Begin the Year with Book Tasting!

Help me give my students several novel options and materials to create a "book tasting" at the beginning of the school year!

  • $246 goal

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My Students

I am so blessed to have a classroom full of amazing students and my goal, as a teacher, is to spread my love of books and learning with them so that they can continue their educational journeys with confidence and success!

While my students may come from backgrounds that aren't always appealing, ideal, or even imaginable, they truly give all they've got when it comes to their education.

I want to give them the best educational experience possible!

By inspiring my students with up-to-date novels, STEM projects, and high-quality materials, my hope is to inspire them to always be the best version of themselves.

My Project

My students are in need of several of the most up-to-date novels to enhance their Language Arts experience in my classroom, as well as have the materials needed to engage in a sample "book tasting" to find the novel they love!

By having a sample "Book Tasting" at the beginning of the year in my Reading classroom, my students will get a "taste" of several of the newest and most intriguing novels that will allow them to select the one they wish to read for their independent novel study!

By transforming my room into a "cafe" like setting for the day, students will be motivated and engaged as they pick the book they desire to read for the first 9 weeks of the school year.

I love giving my students real-life experiences and making learning engaging in any way possible, and I know they will love these new selections!

Mrs. Shea
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 16 Bold Colors, Great for Classroom, Educational, All-Purpose Art Tools, 256 Count • Amazon Business $56.88 1 $56.88
Refugee • Amazon Business $12.72 4 $50.88
Pack of 4, Picnic Table Covers, 54" x 72" Red and White Checkered Tablecloths Tablecovers Table Cloth Cover Party Catering Events Tableware Disposable Tablecloths +10 Pairs Plastic Disposable Gloves • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Walk Two Moons • Amazon Business $7.48 4 $29.92
20 Pack Wood Mini Chalkboards Signs with Support Easels, Place Cards, Small Rectangle Chalkboards Blackboard for Weddings, Birthday Parties, Message Board Signs and Event Decorations • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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