More than half of students from low‑income households
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Book Buddies Encourage Reading!
Help me give my students stuffed dog book buddies to encourage reading and responsibility.
My school is home to a very diverse group of students; in fact, it is the most diverse elementary school in my district. We are also a Title I school. This means the majority of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Since the population of students in poverty is so large at my school, my students may not have the experiences other children may have. I want my students to have the same opportunities and resources that any other student would have.
In my classroom, I am always expressing the importance of reading. While my students know this, sometimes they may not enjoy reading. I want to promote a love for reading by having my students adopt a book buddy! Each child would take home their book buddy and read to them. Not all students have someone to listen to them read at home, this book buddy would give them a chance to have someone (thing) to read to at home. We will also relate our pet adoption to math and financial literacy. Students will learn how to budget, so they will understand what it takes to take care of a pet like purchasing food, Vet bills, etc. This project will also promote responsibility, as students will be required to care for their pet at school and at home. Please consider donating to my book buddy project.
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