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Mrs. Hruska from Hermosa Beach CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literacy in the Classroom!

Help me give my students the gift of reading by putting the novel "The Thief of Always" in their hands!

  • $560 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our district is very small with only two schools in it, and our school has approximately seven hundred eighty students total, but we are growing quickly.

We live just a few blocks away from the Pacific coast.

My students come from a variety of backgrounds and family structures. They are all full of life and have a huge love of learning! Our students work hard, have huge dreams, and deserve an education that not only consists of textbooks but also technology with hands-on learning, magazines, newspapers, and so much more.

My Project

My students will be entering into their third unit of study in reader's workshop on fantasy, and will be focusing on the novel "Thief of Always".

The "Thief of Always" is a great book to teach fantasy skills, as well as a book that grabs the reader's attention as soon they open up the book!

By allowing the students to each have a copy, they can use what we are learning with our standards, and pull out text evidence, go back and reread the text, as well as see how the text can help us with fluency, comprehension, and language skills.

Mrs. Hruska
Grades 3-5

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This project will reach 32 students.

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The Thief of Always • Amazon Business $12.59 32 $402.88

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