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Mrs. Creech from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library for 5th grade

The cost of class sets of the books Holes, Walk Two Moons, On My Honor, a Newbery Book Bundle for Grades 3-5, books about the Civil War and more is $1220, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,220 goal

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I am a fifth grade teacher in a small rural town. My school is located in eastern North Carolina and is one of the poorest counties in the state. I am responsible for teaching 60 students reading and language arts. I also teach science and social studies to my homeroom class of 27 students. I expect my students to read every day as part of my daily classwork and homework assignments. I require my students to read from individual books as well as classroom sets that we all read together. I would like a classroom library to provide more reading opportunities for my students. As part of my daily reading I require my students to make entries into their reading journals as reflections on what they are reading and what they have learned. The wide reading my students participate in will allow them to make connections to other pieces of literature and subject areas. I like to use chapter books in lieu of regular reading books because the students tend to learn more and gain a better love of reading. Ultimately, the more my students read, the better readers they will become.

Mrs. Creech
Grades 3-5
  • Adult School #4
  • New York, NY

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Holes -Class Set • Recorded Books, LLC $126.80 2 $253.60
On My Honor Class Set • Recorded Books, LLC $94.80 2 $189.60
Newbery: Book Bundle for Grades 3-5 (12 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $62.66 1 $62.66
Revolutionary War: Book Bundle for Grades 4-6 (11 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $62.55 1 $62.55
Grade 5 Book Bundle B (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $50.89 1 $50.89
Grade 5 Book Bundle A (10 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $46.13 1 $46.13
Civil War: Book Bundle for Grades 4-6 (9 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $46.11 1 $46.11
Friendship: Book Bundle for Grades 4-6 (6 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $30.06 1 $30.06
Walk Two Moons -- Teacher Guide • AKJ Educational Services $8.68 1 $8.68
Holes -- Teacher Guide • AKJ Educational Services $8.68 1 $8.68
Walk Two Moons • AKJ Educational Services $6.10 10 $61.00

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