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Mrs. Gant from Frankfort IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels, Yes, Please!

Help me give my students graphic novels to help make their way through Reader's and Writer's workshop!

  • $296 goal

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My Students

I teach at a high-poverty school with a high percentage of English as Second Language students and students with exceptional needs. Our kiddos work hard to learn the basics and are pushed to meet the expectations given to them.

My kiddos are from a rural, high poverty school in Indiana.

Like most middle schoolers, our kiddos struggle to discover themselves and their place in the world. Inspiring them to read and write at a higher level will only encourage more growth- both personally and academically.

My Project

Our school is taking a look at Reader’s and Writer’s workshop. I have huge learning gaps in my 8th grade classroom. My reluctant readers will read graphic novels. Reading Workshop is all about learning through independent reading. In order to help my students transition, I need some more graphic novels to encourage independent reading! I am new to this as well! The two teacher resources are to help my colleagues and I navigate a new way of teaching! Together, we are stronger! Our kiddos need a new approach to help bridge those gaps and prepare them for high school or beyond!

Mrs. Gant
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storex 70110U06C Book Bin Assorted Colors Case of 6 14.3 x 5.3 x 7 Inches • Amazon Business $23.66 1 $23.66
Revisiting The Reading Workshop: A Complete Guide to Organizing and Managing an Effective Reading Workshop That Builds Independent, Strategic Readers (Scholastic Teaching Strategies) • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94
Scholastic Launching The Writing Workshop: A Step by Step Guide In Photographs • Amazon Business $12.76 1 $12.76
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds • Amazon Business $11.67 1 $11.67
Snapdragon • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89
Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School (1)) • Amazon Business $9.82 1 $9.82
Ninja Farts: Silent But Deadly (The Disgusting Adventures of Milo Snotrocket) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Pumpkinheads • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Brave (Berrybrook Middle School) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
The Call of the Wild: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels) • Amazon Business $8.70 1 $8.70
Code 7: Cracking the Code for an Epic Life • Amazon Business $8.33 1 $8.33
The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Scotch 845 Book Tape, 2 Inches x 15 Yards, 3 Inch Core, Crystal Clear • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
Crush (Berrybrook Middle School (3)) • Amazon Business $7.88 1 $7.88
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1) (Volume 1) • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Wish • Amazon Business $6.11 1 $6.11
Pax • Amazon Business $5.39 1 $5.39
The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49

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