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Mrs. Applewhite from Tupelo MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Filling in the HOLES with Novels

My students need a novel that will ignite their passion for reading and show them that their is an unexplored new world inside the cover of great books!

  • $229 goal

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My Students

Holes. This is exactly what my students have had in their educational journey. My students are several grade levels behind in reading. They struggle daily to comprehend.

I want to ignite a passion for reading in my students by providing them with a text that will allow them to fall in love with reading.

Through the use of a novel to teach the reading standards, I am hoping to fill in some of their holes and create individuals who discover that their is another world waiting for them inside of a book!

My Project

This novel, "Holes" will provide my students with an exciting learning opportunity to explore the world that awaits them inside of a fabulously written text.

Through reading "Holes" they will be able to practice the reading standards they have learned and develop fluency skills that will help them fill in the "holes" that have developed throughout their educational journey.

I am hoping to develop a love of reading in my students while reinforcing skills they have learned. Through a rich text, I am providing my students with an experience that will begin a lifelong journey of learning. A journey that will lead them to the successful futures they deserve.

Mrs. Applewhite
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Holes • Amazon Business $6.04 25 $151.00

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