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  • $260 goal

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Ms. Matsumura
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

In Desperate Need of High Interest, Low Level Books!

My students need high interest, low level book to keep them motivated to become better readers.

My Students

Imagine having to reread the same book over and over again because the rest of the classroom library is too hard and frustrating to read!

We are a third grade classroom in a public school.

We are a Title 1 school that has 85% of the student population receiving free or reduced lunch. Students come from very diverse backgrounds with some challenging situations to go home to every night.

My Project

Reading can be a magical experience, giving children an avenue to visit and live in worlds that are so different from their own. I want to give every child in my class that opportunity, no matter the level they are reading at. This year I have a higher than normal number of low readers and my classroom library is not equipped with enough interesting books at their level. These materials would help give struggling readers options during our Reader's Workshop.

Giving students options is so important in my classroom.

I know from experience that when students get options they are more likely to be invested. Giving my low readers options of books to read will increase their interest and help them become better readers.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pirate School: Ahoy, Ghost Ship • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
The Case of the Hungry Stranger • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Escape from Death Valley • AKJ Books $4.20 1 $4.20
I Am Batman Catherine Hapka, Kanila Tripp (Illustrator), Adr • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Brain Freeze! • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Dark Knight: Batman''s Friends and Foes Catherine Hapka, Kani • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Super Friends: Going Bananas Random House, Random House Edit • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Indy''s Adventures • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
What Really Happened to Humpty? • AKJ Books $5.80 1 $5.80
Meet the X-Men Clare Hibbert • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Commander Toad and the Space Pirates Jane Yolen, Bruce Degen • AKJ Books $4.37 1 $4.37
I Am Superman (I Can Read Book 2 Series) Michael Teitelbaum, • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Case of the Scaredy Cats: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Batman Classic: Meet the Super Heroes (I Can Read Book 2 Ser • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Phonics Comics: The Fearless Four - Level 2 Lara Bergen, Dav • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Captain and Matey Set Sail (I Can Read Book 2) • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64
Kay Thompson''s Eloise in Paris • AKJ Books $13.14 1 $13.14
Ahoy, Ghost Ship Ahead! • AKJ Books $16.63 1 $16.63
Detective Dinosaur Lost and Found • AKJ Books $2.91 1 $2.91
Battle on the Grid • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Nightmare Before Christmas: Level 2 (Penguin Active Reading)Level 2 • AKJ Books $13.67 1 $13.67
Level E - Fiction • AKJ Books $68.54 1 $68.54

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by NEA Foundation and 3 other donors.

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