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Mrs. Mahoney from Troy NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books! Books! Books!

My students need engaging new books to learn how to become better readers and deeper thinkers!

  • $646 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The district that I teach in is a high needs, high poverty district. I teach in a inclusion classroom with both regular and special education students. The students range from a Kindergarten to almost 4th grade reading levels. The students that I teach do not get much support at home, and need all the support and resources in the classroom as possible.

"No excuses mentality means that even if you believe it should be a students' job to be engaged, you except that it is your job to engage them"

My Project

I want to help my students become life-long readers! The best way to do this is by having books that are easily accessible to them that are age appropriate, challenging, and engaging! Multiple copies of texts help me to teach the same text to a group of students at the same time.

Guided reading gives me the opportunity to pull small groups of students who have similar skills to be able to give them individualized targeted instruction.

These books will be a great addition to small group reading, as they will keep my students engaged. The books will help with building comprehension skills, reading fluency, and accuracy, practice word patterns, and vocabulary skills.

Mrs. Mahoney
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Helping Habitats • AKJ Education $6.53 5 $32.65
Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
There's a Nightmare in My Closet • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
What Really Happened to Humpty? From the Files of a Hard-Boiled Detective • AKJ Education $5.80 5 $29.00
Presents for Grace • AKJ Education $5.11 5 $25.55
The Lonely Penguin's Blog • AKJ Education $5.10 5 $25.50
Jessica • AKJ Education $5.10 5 $25.50
From Seed to Pumpkin • AKJ Education $5.10 5 $25.50
Something's Fishy • AKJ Education $5.07 5 $25.35
The Candy Corn Contest • AKJ Education $4.49 5 $22.45
Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
Fish Face • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
Go Away, Dog • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
The Missing Tooth • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
My New Boy • AKJ Education $3.64 5 $18.20
Messy Bessey and the Birthday Overnight • AKJ Education $3.61 5 $18.05
Katie Did It • AKJ Education $3.61 5 $18.05
Katie Couldn't • AKJ Education $3.61 5 $18.05
Sniffles, Sneezes, Hiccups, and Coughs • AKJ Education $3.59 5 $17.95
Days with Frog and Toad • AKJ Education $2.91 5 $14.55
Molly the Brave and Me • AKJ Education $2.91 5 $14.55
Whose Feet? • AKJ Education $2.91 5 $14.55
The Teeny-Tiny Woman • AKJ Education $2.91 5 $14.55
How to Babysit a Grandpa • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40

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