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Ms. Corrigan from Elgin IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Students Discover the Love of Reading!

My students need to expand their reading interests. We will use group sets of these great books to help motivate students to read more!

  • $480 goal

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My Students

My third grade students come from different ethnic backgrounds as well as socioeconomic backgrounds. Some students have access to plenty of books at home, while others only see books at school.

The world of books widens for students in third grade because many readers transition from books with very simple characters and predictable plots, to books that are well developed and take readers on an adventure!

This is a momentous accomplishment and it is what hooks readers to become lifelong readers. Help me inspire the next generation of lifelong readers.

My Project

In my classroom, I am hoping to introduce my students to quality books written by great authors. I want to encourage my students to think deeper about what they read and expand their reading beyond The Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

We need your help!

With your donation, we will be able to purchase a few copies of each book including titles such as Kingdom Keepers and The Tale of Despereaux to read as a whole group. I have chosen books written by well-known authors that will allow my students the opportunity to try out books they would normally not pick for themselves. With each book, we will have class discussions and complete a final project to help boost comprehension and motivate students even further!

Ms. Corrigan
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark • Amazon Business $7.99 10 $79.90
Frindle • Amazon Business $5.64 10 $56.40
The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series) • Amazon Business $7.99 6 $47.94
Charlotte's Web • Amazon Business $7.98 5 $39.90
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread • Amazon Business $7.98 5 $39.90
Esperanza Rising (McDougal Littell Library) • Amazon Business $5.19 6 $31.14
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing • Amazon Business $5.87 5 $29.35
Third Grade Angels • Amazon Business $4.79 5 $23.95
Swindle • Amazon Business $4.70 5 $23.50

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