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Mrs. Antozzi from Fredericksburg VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiring Readers

Help me give my students access to differentiated, engaging texts to create a love of reading.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Positive energy, creativity, and a variety of interests is what my third graders are full of! We have worked to create a caring, uplifting, kind learning space that kids will call "home" during the day. Creating this comfortable, differentiated, engaging environment - helps provide students a safe place to learn. A safe place to make mistakes. A safe place to grow and challenge themselves. While I have been working to create this environment, we could use a little extra help!

My classroom is FILLED with hardworking learners on a variety of levels, from a variety of backgrounds, and speak different languages.

This year I am departmentalized and teach reading to two different classes! Some students have fallen in love with certain series of books, some students are still on the prowl for their favorite series that is "just right" for them. I have students who learn best when they are channeling their energy using special seating, while some students like to get comfy using cushions. Each child is unique, each child learns in a variety of ways. With these resources, it will help each child achieve their own success.

My Project

These resources will help provide a variety of engaging topics, genres, and ability levels to my students. My hope is to help each student find something they ENJOY to read! Students reading during our literacy block and I integrate it into our science/social studies time.

Once they enjoy what they are reading, it will open new doors for improving fluency and comprehension which will help build confidence.

I have students on a variety of levels, that come from a variety of backgrounds - for some students, the only place they are exposed to books is at school. Help me, help these students grow to their fullest potential!

Mrs. Antozzi
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amber Brown (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
Series Sampler - Nate the Great (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.41 1 $22.41
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
Forget-Me-Nots Poems to Learn by Heart • AKJ Education $15.32 1 $15.32
Series Sampler - National Geographic Readers (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $13.44 1 $13.44
100 Great Poems for Boys • AKJ Education $10.22 1 $10.22
It's Raining Pigs & Noodles • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Barn Dance! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Hoops • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Once I Ate a Pie • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Rules • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Becoming Naomi Leon • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
The Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #1) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Bad Guys in The Furball Strikes Back (The Bad Guys #3) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the San Francisco Earthquake? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Roberto Clemente? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Ben Franklin? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Were the Twin Towers? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was the Gold Rush? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
What Was Hurricane Katrina? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
The Bad Guys in Mission Unpluckable (The Bad Guys #2) • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
My Weirder School #9: Ms. Sue Has No Clue! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Andy Shane and the Barn Sale Mystery • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Andy Shane and the Pumpkin Trick • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Horrible Harry and the Birthday Girl • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Horrible Harry and the Wedding Spies • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weirder School #5: Ms. Beard Is Weird! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Mr. Jack Is a Maniac! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weirder School #6: Mayor Hubble Is in Trouble! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
My Weirder School #4: Mr. Burke Is Berserk! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Horrible Harry and the Hallway Bully • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Grasshopper Pie and Other Poems • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
I Brought My Rat for Show-and-Tell: And Other Funny School Poems • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
It's Snowing! It's Snowing!: Winter Poems • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
What Is the World Series? • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00

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