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Ms. Jensen from Provo UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Read!

Help me give my students materials to kick start a new reading program.

  • $526 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fifth grade classroom is a place of growth and learning. A high percentage of my students are learning English as a second language and benefit greatly from visual aids and hands-on activities.

The students in my Title I classroom are fifth graders in a rural Utah town.

These students are excited to learn and find joy in the challenge that the learning process can bring. This school year we are focusing on future goals in education and maximizing the potential of each child to achieve great things as they progress through life.

My Project

This year, we have really focused on discovering the joy that comes from reading. My students have been enjoying meeting with a book club each Friday and discussing the books they are reading together. It has been such a treat for me to see their faces light up as they become excited about the stories they are reading.

My students have become so motivated to read, and I want to keep pushing them in the right direction.

If I can get materials for my students to track their reading minutes, they will be much more motivated to achieve.

The idea is for the large calendar to be posted in a central place and give students the opportunity to post their daily reading minutes. A little competition goes a long way! Being able to track reading in a more concrete way will help my students find more motivation. The books included in this project are ones specifically requested by my kids. They will be so excited to receive these and use them to start logging reading minutes. In addition, the pillows will be offered as rewards to be used in class for students who are reading consistently! My students are going to be so excited to begin the next phase of learning to love reading!

Ms. Jensen
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Series of Unfortunate Events Lemony Snicket 13 Books Collection Pack Set (Includes the Bad Beginning, the Reptile Room, the Wide Window, the Miserable Mill, the Austere Academy, the Grim Grotto, the Penultimate Peril, the End) • Amazon Business $88.98 1 $88.98
2019 Stendig Wall, Office, and Home Calendar | Authentic Original Design of Massimo Vignelli • Amazon Business $49.44 1 $49.44
Jason Reynolds's Track Series: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Lu • Amazon Business $42.80 1 $42.80
YeeJu Set of 4 Green Plant Throw Pillow Covers Decorative Cotton Linen Square Outdoor Cushion Cover Sofa Home Pillow Covers 18x18 Inch • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Acanva Hypoallergenic Pillow Insert Form Cushion, 18" L x 18" W, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $27.81 1 $27.81
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $20.02 1 $20.02
Older Than Dirt: A Wild but True History of Earth • Amazon Business $17.47 1 $17.47
The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler • Amazon Business $17.40 1 $17.40
Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
Wild Bird • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Raymie Nightingale • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Archenemies (Renegades) • Amazon Business $12.61 1 $12.61
Amal Unbound • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
The Journey of Little Charlie (National Book Award Finalist) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Louisiana's Way Home • Amazon Business $11.72 1 $11.72
Tadpole's Promise • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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