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Mrs. Johnson from Janesville WI is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Dreamers and Readers

Help me give my students a number of high-interest novels to excite them about reading.

  • $319 goal

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My Students

My school serves a population of students who are eager to learn and grow as students. Almost 60% of students in our school qualify for free or reduced-rate lunch. Most of our classes have mixtures of regular education students, special education students, as well as English-learners, all who accept and learn from one another.

Our sixth graders are full of energy and life.

They greet each day and take on new challenges in the hopes of growing as people and learners.

My Project

I chose a number of high-interest books to excite my students about reading. Students have the opportunity to read within my class during designated silent reading times daily, and when they complete their classwork early. I desire for my students to be excited about reading, and eager to pick up a book each day. Which is why I have selected a number of books in various genres.

Incorporating silent reading in the classroom increases comprehension, enhances reading enjoyment, builds vocabulary and improves writing skills.

I truly believe with the right books, students can be excited to read. Having so many books in my classroom right at their fingertips will make reading exciting and attainable for my students. Please consider coming alongside me to encourage students to pick up a book and read!

Mrs. Johnson
Grades 6-8
  • Edison Middle School
  • Janesville, WI
  • More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

    This project will reach 105 students.

    2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Juniper Books Lord of The Rings Three-Volume Book Set with Custom Designed Doors of Durin Dust Jackets - Neutral | Author J.R.R. Tolkien • Amazon Business $124.99 1 $124.99
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
The Bridge Home • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $11.54 1 $11.54
Counting by 7s • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Inside Out and Back Again • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Where the Red Fern Grows • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
The Crossover (The Crossover Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Bridge to Terabithia • Amazon Business $7.48 1 $7.48
One for the Murphys • Amazon Business $7.10 1 $7.10
Wolf Hollow • Amazon Business $6.49 1 $6.49
Beyond the Bright Sea • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Number the Stars • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79

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