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Mrs. Hurley from Charlton MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Branching Out Our Reading!

Help me give my students the Branches series from Scholastic to help them learn to love reading!

  • $247 goal

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My Students

The best part of teaching second grade is the students. At this age, students are naturally curious and willing to take a risk with their learning. They are learning how to get along with their classmates and still love pleasing their teacher.

My classroom aims to meet the needs of all my students; we use flexible seating options, individual learning opportunities, and various opportunities to demonstrate learning.

Students thrive with these individualized approaches to learning, and the joy they feel when mastering new skills is palpable.

My Project

Engaging reading material, such as the beginning chapter book series highlighted in Scholastic's Branches books, entices students to continue to improve their reading skills. In addition, they look like "real" chapter books, making my young students feel like a more secure older reader.

These beginning chapter books are highly engaging, yet written at an attainable reading level for beginning readers.

Students quickly find themselves giggling and enjoying a book, not even realizing they are in fact strengthening their reading skills.

Providing my students with exciting reading material will allow my them to find their love of reading and set them up for a lifetime of pleasure.

Mrs. Hurley
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Owl Diaries, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set • Amazon Business $16.97 1 $16.97
Fire! Fire!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Hero Dog!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Fast-Forward to the Future: A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Recess Is a Jungle!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Science Fair is Freaky! A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
School Freezes Over!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #5) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Sam Battles the Machine!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #6) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Classes Are Canceled!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #7) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Hall Monitors Are Fired!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #8) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Art Show Attacks!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #9) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Speedah-Cheetah: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #3) (3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Eva and the Lost Pony: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #8) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy! A Branches Book (Press Start! #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Super Rabbit Racers!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #3) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Super Rabbit Boy vs. Super Rabbit Boss!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #4) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Super Side-Quest Test!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #6) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Thief Strikes!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #6) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
The Wildwood Bakery: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #7) • Amazon Business $4.93 1 $4.93
Escape from Egypt: A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #2) • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Dodging Dinosaurs: A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #4) • Amazon Business $4.73 1 $4.73
Boa Constructor: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #2) (2) • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Brute-Cake: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #1) (1) • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Super Rabbit Boy Powers Up! A Branches Book (Press Start! #2) • Amazon Business $4.54 1 $4.54
Stealing the Sword: A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #1) • Amazon Business $4.06 1 $4.06
UFO Spotted!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #4) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Tornado Hits!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #5) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Bear on the Loose!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Baxter is Missing: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #6) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The End of Orson Eerie? A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #10) • Amazon Business $3.80 1 $3.80
Super Rabbit Boy Blasts Off!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #5) • Amazon Business $3.78 1 $3.78
Robo-Rabbit Boy, Go!: A Branches Book (Press Start! #7) • Amazon Business $3.44 1 $3.44
Eva and Baby Mo: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #10) • Amazon Business $2.98 1 $2.98
Eva's Big Sleepover: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #9) • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89

Materials cost

$176.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$209.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.96

Total project goal

$246.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$246.42

3 Donors

-$128.78

Donations toward project cost

-$124.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.32

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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