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  • $379 goal

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Mrs. Rebstock
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

For the Love of Reading

My students need interesting books to build a classroom library and a love for reading.

My Students

As a teacher in a diverse rural elementary school, my students are faced with challenges both in and out of the classroom. I want them to be able to feel safe to explore during reading. In my fourth grade classroom I have 22 students for the day. We have math, reading, writing, language, technology, art, music, physical education, STEAM, along with interventions nearly everyday. They are working so hard but many lack books at home.

I want my students to be able to escape into new worlds and places through reading in a fun way.

I believe if I can create a love for reading this will open doors for many of my students. I am trying to teach them about the world around them through books. My kids LOVE learning about new places and things that exist outside of their norm.

My Project

I am requesting supplies to foster a work space where students can enjoy their reading. I want students to have books that can inspire them, make them laugh, or can teach them something they have not experienced. My goal is to teach each of my students about the world around them they may not know about.

Many of my students do not get opportunities to experience things outside of reading about them.

Having a space with items kids can use to have fun with their reading will make an enormous impact for our classroom. I feel the best way for students to learn through reading is to have an appropriate place to do so.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sierra Comfort Relief Hydraulic Massage Stool • Amazon Business $38.70 2 $77.40
Bintiva round balance disc purple 33cm • Amazon Business $16.39 2 $32.78
Cam Jansen Book Set 1 (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
Cam Jansen Book Set 2 (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $26.31 1 $26.31
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
Out of My Mind • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Matilda • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Number the Stars • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
James and the Giant Peach • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: The Lightning Thief • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
The Sign of the Beaver • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Love That Dog • AKJ Education $4.33 1 $4.33

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This project will reach 22 students.

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