Help me give my students high-interest guided reading books, clipboards, dry erase boards, and whisper phones to make our math and reading instruction more engaging!
This project expired on September 4, 2019.
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Just 9 months ago, 21 intelligent, kind, and loving first graders walked into our classroom for the very first time. Each one of them is unique, coming from a variety of family structures, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
I believe that they are capable of changing our world for the better, but we must first equip them with the skills they need in order to make a difference.
Being located so close to a military base, our school serves many military families, and this adds to the very diverse classroom environment. Among them, they have a variety of learning goals, needs, and aspirations. It is my goal, as their teacher, to meet each and every one of them where they are and help them get to where they want to go.
Each day, my students rotate to five different literacy focused centers, one of which is small group reading. During this time a group of students who read at similar levels work with me and their group members to grow as readers. We do this by building our vocabulary, reading a variety of books, and asking questions about what we read.
My students and I love small group reading, but with this project I hope to make that time more engaging for them with high-interest book titles and basic guided reading materials!
This project will fund not only a variety of high-interest book titles for our classroom, but it will also fund basic school materials such as dry erase boards, clipboards, and whisper phones. These materials will allow my students to be more engaged, focused, flexible, and mobile around the classroom during the instruction of all subject areas.
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