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Ms. Wethington from Trenton NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Digging Deeper in Third!

My students need a wide variety of literature to study and go in depth with this year!

  • $486 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a third-grade classroom in a low-income school, located in a rural North Carolina county. Our county is forward thinking and student-centered, and practices inclusion which benefits all students and sets up a pattern of tolerance and understanding.

This means that our classroom community is very diverse.

We have students on all different levels, who come from many different backgrounds. Reaching every child where they are is our ultimate goal. We strive as a school to meet each child's individual needs.

My Project

I chose these specific titles to give students some insight into different genres. "Who was Walt Disney?" will give students the opportunity to read a nonfiction text on a subject that interests them. "Freckle Juice" and "Third Grade Angels" are fictional stories that will entertain students but also introduce many new skills and concepts. "The One and Only Ivan will allow students to learn about an actual event, but through a very unique fictional perspective; That of the Gorilla! The teachers guide for this book will benefit myself and the students as it offers unique insight and resources to go along with the text.

Each of these texts will deepen students understanding and comprehension of different types of literature.

Ms. Wethington
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.59 18 $100.62
Third Grade Angels • Amazon Business $4.79 18 $86.22
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.37 18 $78.66
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $4.00 18 $72.00
Rigorous Reading: The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

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