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Ms. Harris from Beech Grove IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fractured Fairytale Fun

My students need 30 copies of the book titled, "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs" and 6 other "fractured fairy tales".

  • $437 goal

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Help me inspire my students. I have a classroom of 25-27 students, almost all at risk. I work in a rural school directly on the 'big' city limits. I teach all subjects, but mostly mathematics and reading. This year, I am a second grade teacher, but I will loop with my students next year. My school is also a 2-3 school as in it only holds the grades second and third. We are a school that believes in inspiring our students to always do better and to make life fun.

My students just finished a very long and hard poetry unit where their eyes were open to the concept of expressive and descriptive writing. The Fractured Fairytale unit can help take that creativity on to the next level. Without the proper books, the students creativity could be held back.

In my classroom, I as a teacher have a few Fractured Fairytale books myself, but nothing compared to what I need to teach this unit. If I am able to get the materials needed and teach, I feel that the students writing and reading skills will come to life in a fun, exciting, and meaningful way.

If the students can get these materials, then you will have helped open their eyes to the fact that writing is not all about indenting and three to five sentences. The students will want to write for fun and you will have helped inspire them to do so!

Ms. Harris
Grades PreK-2
  • Central Elementary School
  • Beech Grove, IN
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Waking Beauty Leah Wilcox, Lydia Monks (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $15.29 1 $15.29
Cinderella Outgrows the Glass Slipper and Other Zany Fractured Fairy Tale Plays: 5 Funny Plays with Related Writing Activities and Graphic Organizers That Motivate Kids to Explore Plot, Characters, and Settings Wolf, Marsha Burgeson Burgeson (Photographer) • Barnes and Noble $11.69 1 $11.69
More Frantic Frogs and Other Frankly Fractured Folktales for Readers Theatre (Readers Theatre Series) Anthony D. Fredericks, Rebecca N. Purvis (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $22.50 1 $22.50
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Jon Scieszka, A. Wolf, Lane Smith (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $7.19 30 $215.70
Fractured Fairy Tales As Told by A. J. Jacobs • Barnes and Noble $12.60 1 $12.60
The Wolf's Story: What Really Happened to Little Red Riding Hood TOBY FORWARD, Izhar Cohen (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $14.39 1 $14.39
Mixed Up Fairy Tales Hilary Robinson, Nick Sharratt • Barnes and Noble $10.75 1 $10.75

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