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Mrs. Gull from Payson UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Building Comprehension

My students need strong, enriching literature to help improve their reading comprehension through diverse books in mulitple genres that include fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

  • $477 goal

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My Students

From a small school in Utah, we work hard to make learning engaging, challenging and a priority in our lives. Making a connection between school and home is important and helps us connect to each other and find a balance.

In our class, we have many different personalities that work together to help make learning happen.

Each unique person is a special piece of our puzzle. We are energetic, collaborative problem solvers who make learning fun together.

As third graders, we love to learn through hands-on interactions in the world around us. Learning from activities, books, technology and each other we make learning memorable and fun. We strive to make each day meaningful and look forward to what we can do to make our future bright.

My Project

My students are in need of books to help build reading comprehension in our classroom. We have chosen different genres of books to help teach strategies that focus specifically on fiction books, non-fiction books, and poetry.

We will be using the books to focus on specific reading strategies, which help us become stronger readers.

As a teacher, this will help me with my goal of having a literature-rich classroom where engaging and well-written work is used in learning. The students will love the bright and vibrant pictures in the animal book, will learn different traditions in the Kwanzaa tale Seven Spools of Thread, and will learn more about historical people in history.

Mrs. Gull
Grades 3-5

This project will reach 22 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! (Stories & Poems) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The Year Of The Perfect Christmas Tree (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $17.20 1 $17.20
Substitute Creacher • Amazon Business $15.52 1 $15.52
Pinduli (ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Awards) • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
Creature Features: Twenty-Five Animals Explain Why They Look the Way They Do • Amazon Business $15.24 1 $15.24
Rotten Richie and the Ultimate Dare • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Trombone Shorty • Amazon Business $14.86 1 $14.86
The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story • Amazon Business $14.53 1 $14.53
Two Bad Ants • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
Picture Day Perfection • Amazon Business $14.03 1 $14.03
Pecos Bill Invents the Ten-Gallon Hat • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Memoirs of a Hamster • Amazon Business $12.55 1 $12.55
The Carpenter's Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever • Amazon Business $10.53 1 $10.53
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
The House That Jane Built: A Story About Jane Addams • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Carolrhoda Picture Books) • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
Turkey Bowl • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Ruby's Wish • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Cactus Soup • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Picnic at Mudsock Meadow • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
What Really Happened to Humpty? (Nursery-Rhyme Mysteries) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale • Amazon Business $7.64 1 $7.64
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story (Albert Whitman Prairie Paperback) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Crow Boy (Picture Puffin Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
I Wonder Why Penguins Can't Fly: And Other Questions About Polar Lands • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

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