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Mrs. Giammalvo from Wesley Chapel FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Readers Through Book Clubs!

My students need books! I am working on expanding my classroom library with high level of texts using multiple book series.

  • $287 goal

This project expired on October 10, 2018.

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My Students

I currently teach second grade in a suburb that is continually growing. I feel blessed every day to be apart of their educational journey. My group of students are kind, caring, respectful, and eager to learn. At the beginning of the year, the students weren’t interested with the idea of reading books. By reading different genres aloud, the students became fascinated and wanted to read different books as the year progressed. Since this class loves to read different genres, they would benefit from book clubs. Book clubs allow students to be introduced to different authors, while interacting with other students within the same text.

My Project

I am in need of six sets of chapter books at various reading levels. These book sets will provide a classroom full of young learners different experiences to read. The book sets are: Freckle Juice, Ivy and Bean, Cam Jansen series, Chalk Box Kid, Earthquake in the Morning and Civil War on Sunday. I would like six of each chapter book series. These series will provide high-quality reading material for these book clubs. By implementing book clubs, students will have an opportunity to read high-quality literature; this will also provide motivation and accountability around reading goals. Having reading material at the appropriate level builds confidence and allows children to be excited to read.

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ivy and Bean Book 1 Book 1 • AKJ Education $5.39 6 $32.34
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds #1 • AKJ Education $4.49 6 $26.94
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Dinosaur (Bones #3) • AKJ Education $4.49 6 $26.94
The Chalk Box Kid • AKJ Education $4.49 6 $26.94
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the U.F.O. #2 • AKJ Education $4.49 6 $26.94
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.37 6 $26.22
Magic Tree House #21: Civil War on Sunday • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
Magic Tree House #24: Earthquake in the Early Morning • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85

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