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Mrs. Geibel from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Loving Learning in Language Arts!

My students need the "James and the Giant Peach" books, daily reading journals, and other classroom materials to ensure academic success in Language Arts class.

  • $447 goal

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My Students

I teach fourth grade in an inner city school in Chicago. My students come from multicultural diverse backgrounds. The majority of them come from low income households, and many of them struggle with social emotional issues. About 20 percent of my students are diverse learners, and about 50% are English Language Learners. Despite the hardships my students endure, they are always eager to learn and strive to do their best.

My students are remarkable individuals who put a smile on my face every day.

I want to provide my students with an abundance of books and other materials so they can become avid readers and writers in my Language Arts classroom. I want my students to have the necessary materials in the classroom to help them be successful.

My Project

The materials listed will help my students be successful in Language Arts class. The "James and the Giant Peach" books will allow every student in my class to have a copy of the book while we complete a novel unit. Currently, students share books and by providing each student their own copy it will enable me to further develop the novel unit. The daily reading journals will allow each student daily access to reading passages and comprehension questions which will help students develop critical thinking skills and advance as readers. The Post-it charts will provide students and me opportunities to display our thoughts and ideas through visuals posted within the classroom. The pencil sharpener will provide quick and instant access for students to sharpen their pencils causing minimal classroom disruptions.

Mrs. Geibel
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
James and the Giant Peach • Amazon Business $7.99 20 $159.80
DD819 - Reading Comprehension Daily Practice Journal - Gr. 4-5 - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 3 $113.97
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $18.28 2 $36.56
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count (1670) • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99

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