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Mrs. Wierbonics from Wimauma FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Choose our own ADVENTURE in Reading!

My students need Choose Your Own Adventure books to help with reluctant readers and to keep students engaged while reading.

  • $161 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The whole world opened to me when I learned to read." - Mary Mcleod Bethune. Opening the doors through reading is my goal for my students.

Students at my school are so eager to learn and absorb knowledge on a daily basis.

My goal as a 4th grade teacher is to see plenty of growth in my students and teach them to love learning. My school is located in a small rural farming area where many of the parents of our students are in the fields picking food all day. We are also a Title I and Renaissance school, meaning over 90% of our children get free lunches. Most of them have so many needs, live in poverty, and come to school with very little. Many of my students lack English fluency and confidence in mastering the English language because they come from Spanish-speaking homes. The parents at this school have a difficult time affording many necessities, let alone books and reading resources. So many of the items that are in the classroom come from our own pockets. I would like to help my students learn and become a learner for life.

My Project

My students who come from mostly Spanish speaking backgrounds, need to build up their background and vocabulary. These books are fantastic in keeping their interest, as well as helping them to learn along the way. These books will capture the attention of any students, especially my ESE (special needs) and ELL (Spanish speaking) readers. The titles of books selected are ones that interest the students. They will have opportunities to read about different myths (helping to build up their fiction exposure) and other science/history related topics. However, these books, the students can answer questions and build their own adventure! Reading comprehension is one of the most important factors of academic success. Unfortunately, a majority of the students who come to 4th grade are below level.

A student's reading level can jump, by making reading a part of their daily routine.

Access to books to accommodate different reading levels and interests will help encourage reading growth this year for my students.

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

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Can You Survive an Earthquake?: An Interactive Survival Adventure (You Choose: Survival) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Can You Survive a Supervolcano Eruption?: An Interactive Doomsday Adventure (You Choose: Doomsday) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Can You Survive an Alien Invasion?: An Interactive Doomsday Adventure (You Choose: Doomsday) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Can You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse?: An Interactive Doomsday Adventure (You Choose: Doomsday) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Can You Survive Being Lost at Sea?: An Interactive Survival Adventure (You Choose: Survival) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Trojan War: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Hercules and His 12 Labors: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Perseus the Hero: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Olympians vs. Titans: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Epic Adventures of Odysseus: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Quest of Theseus: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92
Hades and the Underworld: An Interactive Mythological Adventure (You Choose: Ancient Greek Myths) • Amazon Business $6.60 1 $6.60
Can You Survive the Jungle?: An Interactive Survival Adventure (You Choose: Survival) • Amazon Business $5.14 1 $5.14
Can You Survive the Titanic?: An Interactive Survival Adventure (You Choose: Survival) • Amazon Business $5.12 1 $5.12
Can You Survive Storm Chasing?: An Interactive Survival Adventure (You Choose: Survival) • Amazon Business $4.75 1 $4.75

Materials cost

$104.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$136.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.10

Total project goal

$160.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$160.65

1 Donor

-$80.32

Donations toward project cost

-$68.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.05

match offer

-$80.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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