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Mrs. Ramirez from Reno NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Bridges And Advancing Reading Skills

My students need help communicating back and forth to school with journals, pillows, folders and guided reading, leveled books to support their learning!

  • $929 goal

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My Students

We are a small school with one teacher per grade and there are twenty-eight students in my class. My students are low income from Spanish speaking homes, but are very motivated and well behaved. They devour knowledge and opportunities that they are given. Their enthusiasm is infectious. Everyone who meets them is charmed by them! We need more books to read in small group reading instruction. Also, another area that is often challenging is writing. The journals on the list will help to develop grade level skills.

My Project

Almost all of my students and their families live at the poverty line and need books to read. I have a classroom library that is small and the books are not at the most appropriate learning level for my students. The ability to provide books to kids is invaluable! I am constantly working to find more books, especially chapter books and reader sets to read with small groups of students. Then, in addition, by adding more advanced books to my library, I am also able to send books home with students for them to read with their families and complete their homework.

Mrs. Ramirez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC189 - Comfy Pillows - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
GG275 - Writing Prompts Journal - Gr. 3-4 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.99 3 $98.97
Write Dudes Scribble Stuff 2-Hole Pencil Sharpener with Eraser (CYH05) 3-Pack • Amazon Business $8.97 10 $89.70
Handy Art Empty 2 ounce Marker Bottle, Dauber Tip and Cap, 12-Each • Amazon Business $19.24 3 $57.72
C-Line Classroom Connector School-to-Home Folders, Assorted Colors, 36 per Box (32000-36) • Amazon Business $54.54 1 $54.54
Positively Izzy • Amazon Business $8.25 5 $41.25
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $7.84 5 $39.20
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread • Amazon Business $7.19 5 $35.95
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures • Amazon Business $5.97 5 $29.85
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 5 $27.95
The Indian in the Cupboard • Amazon Business $5.06 5 $25.30
The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 5 $24.95
Amelia Bedelia Means Business • Amazon Business $3.77 5 $18.85
Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission) • Amazon Business $3.43 5 $17.15
The Secret Zoo • Amazon Business $4.27 1 $4.27

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