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Mrs. Alleyne from Newport News VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Readers!

Help me give my students books like A Sick Day for Amos McGee so that they can increase their reading comprehension.

  • $167 goal

This project expired on August 9, 2019.

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My Students

My students are awesome and avid learners! I teach in a first grade public school classroom with several English language learners. My students enjoy choosing where they want to complete their work and what methods they want to use.

My students come from many different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

They are wonderful kids who come to school each day eager to learn with big smiles on their faces! They come to school each day to do their best and make everyone proud.

My Project

These materials will be used to help my students increase their reading comprehension. Reading is not only reciting the words on a page, but understanding what the characters are doing in the story and what the story is about.

My students need a variety of engaging books to read in order for their reading comprehension to improve.

These books will be used for whole group and will also be placed in the classroom library so that students can have access to them. Having a variety of books is essential because we have a variety of students from diverse backgrounds that have different interests.

Mrs. Alleyne
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
It's a Busload of Pigeon Books! (NEW ISBN) • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Bruce's Big Move (Mother Bruce Series) • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
How I Became a Pirate • Amazon Business $12.13 1 $12.13
Santa Bruce (A Mother Bruce book) (Mother Bruce Series) • Amazon Business $11.77 1 $11.77
We Don't Eat Our Classmates • Amazon Business $11.01 1 $11.01
A Sick Day for Amos McGee: Book & CD Storytime Set (Macmillan Young Listeners Story Time Sets) • Amazon Business $7.08 1 $7.08
What If You Had Animal Feet? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
What If You Had An Animal Nose? • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
What If You Had Animal Ears? • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
What If You Had Animal Hair? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
What If You Had Animal Teeth? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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