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Ms. Leonard from Chapel Hill NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need high engaging text sets, such as the Mercy Watson series, to promote participation in book clubs and sustain a love for reading.

  • $571 goal

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My Students

ACTIVE should be the name of my classroom. My students are very inquisitive learners that benefit greatly from hands-on activities. They are constantly curious and wanting to know more about a variety of subjects in and out of the classroom.

I work at a large Title I school in North Carolina.

All of the students at my school receive free breakfast. There is a wide variety of backgrounds in my classroom and a large number of students come from Spanish speaking households. We are in the process of becoming a duel language school! I want my students to have equal access to as many resources as possible and use those inquisitive minds to shine.

My Project

Readers in third grade will be participating in small book clubs during reading workshop. The book sets will be used daily in the classroom so every child can have a text in their hand and discuss content from the text with their book club.

By donating to this project, you will not only be providing high engaging material for students to read and discuss with their peers, but an opportunity for choice in students' learning.

Having a higher volume of texts let's students choose what material they would like to delve into, promoting higher engagement and a love for reading!

Ms. Leonard
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 42 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $19.45 4 $77.80
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $10.85 4 $43.40
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) • Amazon Business $6.08 4 $24.32
Just Grace (The Just Grace Series) • Amazon Business $5.99 4 $23.96
It's All Greek to Me #8 (Time Warp Trio) • Amazon Business $5.97 4 $23.88
Shadow of the Shark (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission) • Amazon Business $5.39 4 $21.56
Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises • Amazon Business $5.35 4 $21.40
Horrible Harry and the Hallway Bully • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Pinky and Rex and the Mean Old Witch • Amazon Business $3.99 5 $19.95
Pinky And Rex And The Bully (Ready-To-Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.74 5 $18.70
Ramona the Pest • Amazon Business $4.39 4 $17.56
The Talking T. Rex (A to Z Mysteries) • Amazon Business $4.24 4 $16.96
Dodsworth in Tokyo (Green Light Readers Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Nate the Great • Amazon Business $3.76 4 $15.04
Pinky & Rex (Ready-To-Read, Level 3) • Amazon Business $2.99 5 $14.95
The Zombie Zone (A to Z Mysteries) • Amazon Business $3.58 4 $14.32
Soccer on Sunday (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission) • Amazon Business $3.43 4 $13.72
Dodsworth in New York (A Dodsworth Book) • Amazon Business $3.24 4 $12.96

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