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Mrs. Sanders- Kirksey from Leland MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

High Interest Reads, TEND to Interest Students!

My students need more interesting books in our class library that focus on topics they want to learn and read about.

  • $408 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have an array of talented students that hail from the rich backdrop of the Mississippi Delta. They are cut from a special type of cloth; they just have not realized it yet. My students are highly intelligent students who need that extra boost in their morale to believe they can achieve. Our School District is a Title 1 school and ninety percent of the students are in households that fall within the below poverty line. Over 90 % receive free lunch. Although, it is stressed that education is important and can take you anywhere; many feel it isn't true. The educators and administrator stress the importance of education everyday by simply telling them, showing them through instruction and through action!

My Project

Sometimes, it is a struggle to get my students to have a desire to read. Of course,all teachers want their students to read complex texts that are classics; however, when a teacher encounters reluctant readers, steps have to be taken to move them into being strong readers. I really want to focus on students who are reluctant readers by ordering novels that have relatable subject matter.

Engaging students first with novels that interest them allows the teacher to gradually release them into more complex texts.

An array of different texts helps build capacity and reading stamina; which ensures lieteracy growth for students!

Mrs. Sanders- Kirksey
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 70 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chew On This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food • Amazon Business $5.64 25 $141.00
Speak • AKJ Education $7.14 5 $35.70
Accusation (Hi/Lo Passages - Mystery Novel) • Amazon Business $13.91 1 $13.91
Be Very Much Afraid (Hi/Lo Passages - Mystery Novel) • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
If You Really Loved Me (Urban Underground #4) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Outcasts (Urban Underground #21) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Misjudged (Urban Underground) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Unbroken • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The One for Me • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Winners and Losers • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
See No Evil • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Guilt Trip • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Don't Think About Tomorrow • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
One of Us • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Once Upon a Crime (Mystery) • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53

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