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Mr. McGrath from Savannah GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Once Upon a History

My students need class sets of read-aloud books that connect to our Social Studies standards.

  • $470 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are beyond spectacular. Ours is a 4th grade Advanced class made up of gifted and high-achieving students. These kids work hard, and, at recess, we play hard!

They are brilliant and teach me as much as I teach them, but, as students at a Title I school, most of them lack the advantages at home to help them develop to their fullest potential.

Donors Choose helps bridge that gap for these diligent, deserving children, providing us the resources we need to ensure their lifelong success.

My Project

My students read independently every day, and we have a terrific classroom library, mostly thanks to donorschoose! But in order to raise their reading levels, the most effective tactic is for me to read high-level books with them while they follow along.

Class sets of books connected to our Social Studies standards increases my students' reading ability and depth of content area knowledge at the same time.

We read together, discuss the reading, and write about the reading, a mix of fiction and non-fiction. These read-aloud books have formed the foundation of my success in raising both low- and high-level readers to unimaginable heights!

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

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The Captain's Dog: My Journey with the Lewis and Clark Tribe • Amazon Business $6.99 25 $174.75
Stowaway • Amazon Business $6.63 25 $165.75

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