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Mr. Falwell from Murray KY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Great Reads in Agriculture

Help me give my students the opportunity to value reading with great literature such as "Little House" or with books on current events like "Where Am I Eating?"

  • $458 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach agriculture classes to a variety of students ranging in ability levels. In one course, I teach a class where 1/3 of the students are special education students. In another class that I teach, the students are primarily College and Career Ready juniors and seniors. Students are exposed to traditional agriculture classes in crop and animal production. As well as, modern agriculture courses, such as Small Animal Technology, Floriculture and Greenhouse Technology.

We are blessed to be in a college town in which education is valued.

Despite being a Title I school, students want to succeed.

My Project

The love of reading is crucial to academic success. The love of agriculture is crucial to our nation's survival. By choosing literary classics from all ability levels, agriculture backgrounds, and time periods; students will be given the opportunity to choose one book throughout the semester to read and report to the class.

It is my goal to allow my students enrolled in agriculture classes to take their love of agriculture and discover a love for reading.

With these interests, they can find that there is no greater way to learn than to discover knowledge in a book.

I chose one audio book, and books at reading levels ranging from 4th grade through 12th grade to ensure that all students have a book for their interests and ability.

Mr. Falwell
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Little House (9 Volumes Set) • Amazon Business $38.49 1 $38.49
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor • Amazon Business $30.00 1 $30.00
Where Am I Eating? An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hamburgers in Paradise: The Stories behind the Food We Eat • Amazon Business $27.00 1 $27.00
Shoeless Joe (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $25.70 1 $25.70
Poems Worth Saving • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
The Secret Life of Bees (Penguin Drop Caps) • Amazon Business $18.66 1 $18.66
Stories From the Heartland • Amazon Business $18.52 1 $18.52
The Quickening • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The Circuit • Amazon Business $13.66 1 $13.66
Stoner (New York Review Books Classics) • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
The Bridges of Madison County • Amazon Business $13.00 1 $13.00
Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
Tyler, Wilkin, and Skee [Brown Thrasher Books] • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
Whose Names Are Unknown • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change • Amazon Business $9.42 1 $9.42
Water for Elephants: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.86 1 $8.86
Charlotte's Web • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Where am I Wearing?: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes, Revised and Updated • Amazon Business $7.30 1 $7.30

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