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Mrs. Kent from Tanner AL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chris Van Allsburg's Enough Said!

Help me give my students engaging text that reading strategies can be taught through.

  • $218 goal

This project expired on October 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small PK-5th rural school. We have a student population of about 350 with over 84% of our students receiving free or reduced lunch. Our school also has the highest percentage (33% of the student population) of ELL students in the district.

It makes my heart happy to see kids reading and working hard on projects in my room.

I know all students have the ability to learn. My job is to encourage them to give 100% in everything they do regardless of their background.

My Project

This year while pursuing National Board Certification (I'll get my results in December) I was required to develop a unit. I chose to teach inferring through Van Allsburg's books. My students were eager to read Van Allsburg's books and developed a love for his books.

Read alouds are the best way to give all students access to text.

If you are not familiar with Chris Van Allburg's books they are a must read. Inferring is a difficult strategy for students to master. My students were very engaged when I read Van Allsburg's books. I need more of these books to make sure all student develop the strategy of inferring.

I had a parent send me a message this summer saying: Student "was thrilled at the book store when she saw Van Allsburg's book. She was so excited she called me (mom) Mrs. Kent."

I want every student to be overjoyed when they see a book we have read in class! This lets me know the student made a connection with the text

Mrs. Kent
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Z Was Zapped: A Play in Twenty-Six Acts • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Bad Day at Riverbend • Amazon Business $17.35 1 $17.35
Queen of the Falls • Amazon Business $16.82 1 $16.82
Ben's Dream • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
The Sweetest Fig • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales / With an Introduction by Lemony Snicket • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81
Probuditi! • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
The Widow's Broom (25th Anniversary Edition) • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie • Amazon Business $11.07 1 $11.07

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