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Mrs. Gresser from Weston WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring Reading to Life

My students need mentor texts to support our reading and writing curriculum in our brand new school.

  • $231 goal

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My Students

I work in a multi-age school with students from grades K-5 where our mission is to empower students to problem solve and flourish in a global society. Our vision is to maximize the potential of each child in a student centered, project-based learning environment that considers the whole child in fostering inquiry and critical thinking skills, and guides our students to flourish as leaders, life-long learners and problem solvers.

Learners thrive in this collaborative, interdisciplinary learning environment and are afforded an opportunity to delve into the exciting world of interactive, inquiry-based project learning.

My Project

The requested books will provide exposure to rich vocabulary which will help to increase all students reading and writing proficiency. The books will also expose the students to a variety of genres such as biographies, poetry, non-fiction, author studies, memoirs, and essays. The reading and writing units go hand in hand and build upon each other.

Your donation will have a positive impact on every student in our school and our kids will love to read and write even more.

They will leave us prepared to grow as readers and writers with the ability to communicate effectively when reading and in these styles of writing.

Mrs. Gresser
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Caves And Caverns (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $18.40 1 $18.40
Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Good Sports: Rhymes about Running, Jumping, Throwing, and More • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Sun Up, Sun Down (Voyager/Hbj Book) • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
All You Need for a Snowman • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sunken Treasure (Rise and Shine) (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Planet Earth/Inside Out • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Nature's Green Umbrella (Mulberry books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Building a House (Mulberry Books) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dear World • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Zoo • Amazon Business $6.97 1 $6.97
Are You a Grasshopper? (Backyard Books) • Amazon Business $6.57 1 $6.57
If You're Not Here, Please Raise Your Hand: Poems About School (Aladdin Poetry) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Road Builders • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Look Out for Turtles! (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
How a House Is Built • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
Name That Dog! • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
The Pizza That We Made (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Dirt on My Shirt: Selected Poems (I Can Read Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
My Baseball Book • Amazon Business $3.92 1 $3.92

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