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Ms. Pakrul from Falls Church VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for the Win!

Help me give my students a variety of books to meet their needs, as every year I have students with varying reading levels. My students would also benefit from the Reading & Writing strategies books!

  • $279 goal

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My Students

My students are an excited bunch who are always eager to learn new things.

While they all come from very different backgrounds and home lives, they are all the same in their dedication to school and learning.

My school resides in a neighborhood where many of the families are immigrants and speak languages other than English. Many of my students enter school speaking little to no English, but are excited to learn the language. Their different cultures help to make my classroom a diverse learning space for all.

My Project

The books in this project are similar to books that have been big hits in my classroom! In order to continue my student's love of reading, I am hoping to gain more books that really peak their interest and keep them engaged. I have found that children's love of reading starts at an early age and I want to help that love grow.

The Reading Strategies & Writing Strategies books will help me plan for instruction and provide my students with the most meaningful lessons.

I hope to foster my student's love of reading by providing them with a variety of books to grab their attention.

Ms. Pakrul
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 18 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers • Amazon Business $43.35 1 $43.35
The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers • Amazon Business $36.70 1 $36.70
Malala's Magic Pencil • Amazon Business $14.57 1 $14.57
Three Little Pugs and the Big, Bad Cat • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
The Digger and the Flower • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $11.61 1 $11.61
Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship • Amazon Business $11.21 1 $11.21
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
The Last Kids on Earth • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
I am Neil Armstrong (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) • Amazon Business $7.40 1 $7.40

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