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Ms. Urban from Streamwood IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Class Books to Foster Strong Readers

My students need a classroom full of rich educational experiences that include a variety of important and interesting books.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are DL Gifted Learners. Our class learns in both English and in Spanish at a 50/50 ratio every single day.

We try to support our learning needs with these 2 languages to help support strong language learners throughout the classroom.

We all come from different backgrounds and use those backgrounds to help strengthen all of us in ways we could never have thought of before. We use those backgrounds and experiences to help us learn in a variety of different ways.

My Project

The books, Fish in a Tree and A Wrinkle in Time will be used to create a classroom of strong learners. These books present current issues that students deal with at this age levels.

We will use them to do book studies and learn different strategies throughout reading these magnificent texts.

After reading both magnificent texts, they will become much more stronger readers and will be aware of what they are reading for their own personal independent reading choices.

They will also help support the readers who are resilient using texts that interest students based on their own personal backgrounds. These readers will start to recognize the importance of reading and begin to choose independent reading texts for themselves.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Como pez en el árbol / Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $10.18 20 $203.60
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $5.10 15 $76.50
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $18.25 1 $18.25

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