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Mrs. Holland from Tampa FL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Create A Lifelong Love For Reading!

My students need book sets and literature units to use in literature circles and book talks.

  • $847 goal

This project expired on May 10, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever read a book that you just could not put down? It was your love for reading, interest in reading, and ability to read that all played a part. I want my students to develop this lifelong love for reading!

I have a very eager group of first graders who differ in reading levels, interest, and their enthusiasm for reading.

The foundation for reading needs to start here, in first grade where reading ability is established and can grow and blossom. My students love cooperative learning activities and interaction with their peers. Literature circles will provide my students with this interaction to discuss books and to develop a lifelong love for reading!

My Project

The literature units come with a set of books and activities to engage, challenge, and enrich each student. In literature circles, small groups of students gather to read and discuss the book in depth. The discussion is guided by the students and they discuss events and characters, author's purpose, and personal experiences related to the text. Literature circles provide an opportunity for students to engage in critical thinking and reflection while providing needed peer interaction.

My students need a variety of literature units that include book sets and activities for literature circles and book talks.

These units will increase their critical thinking skills, comprehension, and most importantly, their love for reading! I would love for my first graders to tell me that they could not put a book down because it was so good!

Mrs. Holland
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE427 - Henry and Mudge and the Forever Sea CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $28.50 1 $28.50
RE864 - Henry and Mudge Get the Cold Shivers CD Read-Along • Lakeshore Learning $28.50 1 $28.50
RE225X - Ready-to-Read CD Read-Alongs - Level 2 • Lakeshore Learning $139.00 1 $139.00
BG550X - Molly’s Pilgrim Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $31.95 1 $31.95
BG640X - My Father’s Dragon Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $55.95 1 $55.95
BG520X - Nate the Great Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
BG630X - Miss Nelson Is Missing! Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
BG310X - Stone Soup Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
BG210X - Frog and Toad Are Friends Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $31.95 1 $31.95
BG530X - Caps for Sale Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
BG610X - Strega Nona Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $55.95 1 $55.95
BG410X - Where the Wild Things Are Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $61.95 1 $61.95
BG120X - Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Literature Unit • Lakeshore Learning $55.95 1 $55.95

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