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Mrs. Wieder from Herndon VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books to Fuel a Love of Reading

My students need new novel sets to foster critical thinking skills and a love of reading.

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is a class full of voracious readers! They are absolutely amazing. The only thing they like more than reading is the chance to discuss what they've read with their classmates. They thrive on sharing their views, listening to the thoughts of others, and analyzing the author's craft and motives. I would love to give them the opportunity to explore new books with their classmates and have selected several novels that would lead to enriching class discussions.

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." Sir Richard Steele

My Project

We are seeking to add four different book sets, "Fish in a Tree", "Out of My Mind", "The False Prince", and "Spy School" to our classroom. Students will read these novels independently and then meet in groups for discussion with their peers. Not only will they be feeding their imaginations, but they will also be practicing the skills and strategies that good readers use - analyzing character development, visualizing, making predictions and connections, listening to the viewpoints of others, and justifying their statements with text evidence. The discussions these students have with their peers while reading are absolutely phenomenal.

All of the novel sets listed below are proven to highly engage the reader.

Thank you for your continued support of our amazing classroom! It has been my pleasure to participate in novel discussions with these fantastic fifth graders.

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $7.29 6 $43.74
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.56 6 $39.36
Spy School • AKJ Education $5.83 6 $34.98
The False Prince Book 1 of the Ascendance Trilogy • AKJ Education $5.83 6 $34.98

Materials cost

$153.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.71

Total project goal

$218.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.07

2 Donors

-$218.07

Donations toward project cost

-$185.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.71

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$0.00

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