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Mrs. Skelly from Bloomington MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Good Books for Good Readers

My students need a variety of high-interest, high-level books for choice reading.

  • $230 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an amazing set of reading intervention students in grades kindergarten through fifth. I teach at a very diverse school in MN. My school is classified as a high-poverty school with many students on the free or reduced-price lunch program.

My students have a wide variety of abilities, interests, and challenges.

From learning support students to English language learners, I am here to teach them all and give them the best education possible that meets their unique needs! My school rocks!

My Project

There is compelling evidence that interest is related to learning. The assumption is that students are more likely to attend to and learn from interesting materials as opposed to uninteresting materials.

Research has clearly demonstrated that interest has a powerful facilitative effect on cognitive functioning Therefore, I want to provide a variety of high-interest, high-level books for some of our excellent readers.

Each February we celebrate I Love to Read month by focusing a lot of attention on the love of reading. Students participate in various reading centered activities. One of their favorites is a new book giveaway. At this book giveaway, I want to make sure all reading levels are accounted for. I am asking for books like the Percy Jackson Series, Ghost, Sisters and the Kane Chronicles just to name a few.

Thank you for considering my project and for supporting

Mrs. Skelly
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 30 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Heroes of Olympus Paperback Boxed Set • Amazon Business $28.94 1 $28.94
Warriors Box Set: Volumes 1 to 6: The Complete First Series (Warriors: The Prophecies Begin) • Amazon Business $27.89 1 $27.89
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
The Kane Chronicles Box Set • Amazon Business $18.86 1 $18.86
The Trials of Apollo Book Three The Burning Maze • Amazon Business $13.42 1 $13.42
The Trials of Apollo Book Two The Dark Prophecy • Amazon Business $12.09 1 $12.09
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes • Amazon Business $9.16 1 $9.16
From Percy Jackson: Camp Half-Blood Confidential (An Official Rick Riordan Companion Book): Your Real Guide to the Demigod Training Camp (Trials of Apollo) • Amazon Business $7.11 1 $7.11
Wish • Amazon Business $6.21 1 $6.21
Trials of Apollo, The Book One The Hidden Oracle • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94

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