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Mrs. Svedin from Saint George UT is requesting books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students high interest books that they can enjoy reading!

  • $998 goal

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My Students

“The whole world opened up to me when I learned to read” – Mary McCleod Bethune. Every day, 24 eight to nine year olds arrive in my classroom eager to be at school to learn.

My students come to school each day, excited to enjoy the many opportunities of learning that is provided during the school day.

The minute they step in the door, they know that we are a family that treats each other with love and respect. It is a safe place where they know they can be seen and heard. Even though we may look, act, and speak differently, and come from very different cultural backgrounds, we have the same goal in mind. WE ARE HERE TO LEARN!

My Project

Fostering a love of reading is always the goal in my classroom. Having a library that meets the needs of all my students, ability and interest, is equally important.

Help me give my students books that will help foster a love for reading by allowing them a variety of high interest books, that are on their reading level, which they can read independently.

Because we are a high poverty school, virtual learning because of COVID became very difficult for most students. The gap that has happened in reading is real. With these books, we are practicing dyad reading. This is where less able readers are paired with a more able reader and they select books that they will read together, with the more able reader modeling correct reading fluency, accuracy, and self monitoring, along with intonation, prosody, tone, and expression of the reading selection to the less able reader.

Mrs. Svedin
Grades 3-5
  • Sunset Elementary School
  • Saint George, UT
  • More than half of students from low‑income households Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more

    This project will reach 24 students.

    1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FB710X - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $189.00 1 $189.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades PreK (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades K-1 (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Best of Grades K-1 Picture Books Pack (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Caldecott Classroom Library Builder: Grades PreK-5 (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Holidays and Celebrations Classroom Library Builder: Grades PreK-K ( Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
Newbery Classroom Library Builder: Grades 3+ (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
Grade 3 High Interest, Low Readability (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $54.85 1 $54.85
Kindness Pack: Grades K-2 (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $30.00 1 $30.00
I Love My New Toy! (Elephant and Piggie) • Amazon Business $11.56 1 $11.56
I Am Invited to a Party! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $7.31 1 $7.31
A Big Guy Took My Ball! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (Elephant and Piggie Book, An, 19) • Amazon Business $7.11 1 $7.11
Pigs Make Me Sneeze! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book, 10) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
I Am Going! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) (An Elephant and Piggie Book, 11) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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