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Mrs. Green from Woodbury MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Chapter Book Choices for Our Second Grade Classroom Library

Help me give my students quality literature that will spark interest in reading chapter books for both boys and girls in my classroom!

  • $749 goal

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My Students

My second grade students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn and excited for what is in store for them that day. I believe in them and want them to know that they can do anything they set their minds to do! I am always looking for new and innovative ways to get them reading, thinking, questioning, discussing and taking pride in their learning. Second grade readers are just beginning their independent reading milestone. Therefore, I want to build my classroom library to encourage interest and independence with "Good Fit" book choices for my students.

My Project

I am new to second grade this year and need to update my classroom library with chapter books that will encourage my students to read. The books that I have chosen are all from a series written by well known authors. I plan to share the first book of each series with my students to spark an interest in the characters and hook them into reading chapter books.

These books will help my students build on their reading skills while also building stamina to read for longer periods of time.

The books are for emerging readers who are looking to read more lines of print per page, more complex sentence structure, are less dependent on pictures and repetitive patterns and want to read about familiar topics.

These books have age appropriate themes such as feelings, friendship, loyalty, acceptance, magic and family. I have also included some new read aloud books that I plan to use for shared reading in my second grade classroom to teach about the story elements and build on comprehension skills.

Mrs. Green
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 24 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elephant & Piggie: The Complete Collection (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $114.75 1 $114.75
Hey Jack! Collection (set of 15 books) • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
Billie B. Brown Collection (set of 15) • Amazon Business $80.99 1 $80.99
Billie B. Brown Mysteries Complete Collection (6 books) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
The Heidi Heckelbeck Collection: A Bewitching Four-Book Boxed Set: Heidi Hecklebeck Has a Secret; Heidi Hecklebeck Casts a Spell; Heidi Hecklebeck and the Cookie Contest; Heidi Hecklebeck in Disguise • Amazon Business $18.12 1 $18.12
Sarabella's Thinking Cap • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $16.40 1 $16.40
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Bad Mood and the Stick • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Life • Amazon Business $15.96 1 $15.96
I'm NOT just a Scribble... • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
Ricky, the Rock that Couldn't Roll • Amazon Business $13.83 1 $13.83
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2 (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Questions Asked • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.11 1 $9.11
EllRay Jakes Is Magic • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EllRay Jakes and the Beanstalk • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ellray Jakes the Dragon Slayer • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Ellray Jakes Walks the Plank (EllRay Jakes, Book 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EllRay Jakes the Recess King! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EllRay Jakes Rocks the Holidays! • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Trouble at School for Marvin & James (The Masterpiece Adventures) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Miniature World of Marvin & James (The Masterpiece Adventures) • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
EllRay Jakes Is a Rock Star • Amazon Business $5.09 1 $5.09
Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores Starbuckle • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Andy Shane and the Barn Sale Mystery • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Andy Shane, Hero at Last • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Andy Shane and the Pumpkin Trick • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
James to the Rescue: The Masterpiece Adventures Book Two • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
Andy Shane is NOT in Love • Amazon Business $3.55 1 $3.55
EllRay Jakes Stands Tall • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

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