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Mrs. Pirritano from Mentone CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Library Needs New Informational Text Books!

Help me give my students the opportunity to support literacy in our school.

  • $325 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students are funny. We help the school by picking up the trash. The students are active and they run around at recess a lot.

We like to support each other by helping each other in class.

We like to play on the computers in our classroom. Our class plays this math game called Prodigy and this math website called Zearn. We enjoy going to the library every Friday after recess. We have to take A.R tests every week and if we get 85% or 100% we get an A.R party.

Note: This is a service learning project developed by Mrs. Pirritano’s fifth graders.

My Project

We we need new books because the books in our library are ruined. Whenever we get books they might be ripped. Some of the books in the library are not interesting, some are boring, and some are old as well. We try hard to take care of our books.

We try to take care of our books because our books can get ruined easily.

It will be nice if we had new books at our school library, so the kids that are here can check out new books. We sometimes lose the books and if we don’t return them we have to pay for it, so we try to take good care of them.

Note: This is a service learning project developed by Mrs. Pirritano's fifth graders.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Creepy & Crawly: Technology Inspired by Animals (Animal Tech) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Deadly Venomous Mammals! (Envenomators) • Amazon Business $27.79 1 $27.79
Animal Detectives (Animals That Help Us (LOOK! Books ™)) • Amazon Business $25.32 1 $25.32
Animals in the Military (Animals at Work) • Amazon Business $25.27 1 $25.27
Amphibians (Slimy, Scaly, Deadly Reptiles and Amphibians) • Amazon Business $19.03 1 $19.03
Devil Rays: Dynamic Dancers (Awesome Animal Powers) • Amazon Business $18.37 1 $18.37
Animal Noses • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Animals Nobody Loves • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Amphibians: A 4D Book (Little Zoologist) • Amazon Business $15.82 1 $15.82
Amazing Migrations: Caribou! Elephants! Penguins! (Rookie Star: Extraordinary Animals) • Amazon Business $14.23 1 $14.23
Alligators (Nature's Children) • Amazon Business $13.60 1 $13.60

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