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Ms. Brokaw from Gilbert AZ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Keep Book Clubs Fresh

Help me give my students a love of reading with new book club books like five copes of Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus.

  • $168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a classroom of innovative, thoughtful, and curious students. My students are, simply put, amazing. They are collaborative and risk-takers. We emphasize the growth mindset and work on teaching the whole child. My students understand that sometimes being kind is as important as reading.

We believe that everyone in our classroom has something to teach us and sometimes the best learning is done in groups through discussion.

The fifth graders in my classroom are the next generation of leaders.

My Project

In my 5th grade class, I try to promote authentic reading experiences. Reading to take answer questions correctly or take a test does not inspire true readers. Instead, my students participate in book clubs and discuss books in a more meaningful way.

Book clubs are an exciting part of my classroom.

Students love being able to discuss what they are reading. It is one of the most treasured parts of the week. In order to keep book clubs fresh and authentic, we need to have access to a variety of books. By having different books it gives students the choice to decide what they will read.

Ms. Brokaw
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus • Amazon Business $7.19 5 $35.95
Song for a Whale • Amazon Business $6.57 5 $32.85
Best Friends (Real Friends) • Amazon Business $5.79 4 $23.16
A Wolf Called Wander • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55

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