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Ms. Giaquinto from Troy NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Falling in Love With Reading!

Help me give my students books at their reading level to better their love for reading!

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach two sections of third grade ELA. All 38 students are hardworking and love reading. They are determined to become stronger readers and I see that everyday in the classroom based on the effort level they present while reading. They are learning to love their books and make connections with the characters they are reading about. Our ELA block consists of reading workshop, where students are learning new strategies to further their love for reading. It also consists of independent reading and meeting the Next Generation Learning Standards.

It is important to me that students find a love for reading, a love for reading will allow them to see the world differently.

My students face challenges everyday inside and outside of the classroom. By making our classroom safe and loving and filled with books, they'll find their passion and love for reading.

My Project

Having new books will make a huge difference in the classroom. Our classroom does not have the best selection of books to further their love for reading and allow them to grow as strong readers.

With these new books, my students will be able to choose from a variety of books that will allow them to read independently at their own grade level.

By having just right books, students will grow as readers and dive into all types of genres like never before. By giving students a variety of books to choose from, it will allow them to find new interests and allow them to become successful when reading independently. Thank you so much for supporting and donating to our classroom!

Ms. Giaquinto
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 38 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novels #15: All for Stilton, Stilton for All! • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate: From The Top • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Big Nate: Genius Mode • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Dragonbreath #2: Attack of the Ninja Frogs • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Mouse and the Mortocycle • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business • AKJ Education $5.55 1 $5.55
Ivy and Bean No News Is Good News (Book 8) • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Ivy + Bean - Book 3 Break the Fossil Record • AKJ Education $5.39 1 $5.39
Kickoff Blitz • AKJ Education $5.25 1 $5.25
The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight (Classic Goosebumps #16) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Deep Trouble (Classic Goosebumps #2) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Haunted Mask (Classic Goosebumps #4) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Monster Blood (Classic Goosebumps #3) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Night of the Living Dummy (Classic Goosebumps #1) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
One Day at Horrorland (Classic Goosebumps #5) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Be Careful What You Wish For (Classic Goosebumps #7) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (Classic Goosebumps #6) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Ghost Beach (Classic Goosebumps #15) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
A Shocker on Shock Street (Classic Goosebumps #23) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Squish #1: Super Amoeba • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter: Book 4 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ivy and Bean What's the Big Idea? (Book 7) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ivy and Bean Doomed to Dance (Book 6) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ivy and Bean #5: Bound to be Bad • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ivy and Bean Book 1 Book 1 • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Ivy + Bean - Book 2 The Ghost That Had to Go • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.19 1 $4.19
Danny and the Dinosaur: 50th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $3.49 1 $3.49

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