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Ms. Burgoyne from Langley AFB VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classics for a New Generation

Help me give my students guided reading novels that are “refreshed” versions of the classics!

  • $293 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever had to start over? Every four years? Our school is located on Air Force base housing with a 100% military population. My students have worldly experience through their deployments and military life experience. They are determined, responsible, and have empathy toward their peers.

My students have a variety of backgrounds and schema based on their military lives.

This can, at times, hinder their progress in academics. However, our students are pushing through any obstacles that they face and will continue to do so!

My Project

These novels will not only engage them as readers, but encourage them to use clues and infer a they progress through the book!

These titles are familiar to many adults and now have been revamped to entertain younger generations!

By combining the Oregan Trail with a “pick your own ending” style of reading, there are technically 20 different endings all wrapped up in one title. And, who doesn’t remember “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego”? Well, now students can discover WHO she is! This novel series dives into character development while exposing students to various settings. Finally, my students are enthralled with the genre of graphic novels. I can now use that interest to hook them on one of my own favorite tales, “The Giver”!

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

This project will reach 25 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Giver (Graphic Novel) (Giver Quartet) • Amazon Business $15.31 7 $107.17
Who in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? • Amazon Business $9.22 7 $64.54
The Race to Chimney Rock (The Oregon Trail) • Amazon Business $6.21 7 $43.47

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