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Mrs. Burns from Kansas IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Class of Readers and Writers!

Help me give my students reading and writing resources that will help me individualize instruction to help each student reach their full potential.

  • $181 goal

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My Students

I teach in a rural school and with low income/high poverty rates, my students have to overcome obstacles both at home and at school. I want my students to come into my classroom everyday and feel loved, comfortable and inspired!

The class sizes in our school may be small, but this just creates a better sense of community within our school and especially within each individual classroom.

With only one class per grade, most of my students will be together from kindergarten until high school graduation.

As with any nine to ten-year-old kids, my fourth graders are smart and energetic, hard working and clever, determined and resilient! This group of students are like a family; they support and care about each other and for one awesome year, I get to be a part of their family, too!

My Project

Jennifer Serravallo is a well regarded writer about how to help students reach their full reading and writing potential. Her books are a valued resource to teachers because they help teachers pinpoint specific difficulties for individual students and how to address and assist those students to make improvements and reach their individual potential.

Reading and writing are life skills that all students need to be successful in school and life.

Jennifer Serravallo's books will help me address the individual needs of my students so they are successful students. Jennifer Serravallo's books are an amazing resource to help me reach the needs and full potential of all my students!

Mrs. Burns
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers • Amazon Business $34.94 1 $34.94
Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled Texts • Amazon Business $33.19 1 $33.19
The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers • Amazon Business $30.75 1 $30.75
A Teacher's Guide to Reading Conferences: The Classroom Essentials Series • Amazon Business $22.43 1 $22.43

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