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Mrs. Garza from San Marcos TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Planting the Love of Reading

My students need graphic novels and engaging guided reading books to be motivated readers!

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a 90+ % of students who are on free or reduced lunch. They are 4th graders who love to be read aloud to and enjoy discussing many different topics in order to reach those higher order thinking skills.

The joy of teaching on our campus comes from the motivation our students have to learn!

Our students enjoy attending school, and many times are disappointed when a holiday is near because they will be away from school for so long. So we invite you to help us become a stronger academic learning environment!

My Project

Students on my campus have not been exposed to a LOVE of reading. In order to plant a seed of love for books, the students need to be exposed to graphic novels during independent reading time. The graphic novels are engaging and high interest for the students. Once they build a love for books, they will be eager to extend their reading levels to higher leveled books.

High interest books will also be an effective material use during Guided Reading time!

The National Geographic books have wonderful pictures, highlighted text, and great text features to expose students to great pieces of Non-Fiction work.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Geographic Readers: Robots • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel • Amazon Business $12.79 2 $25.58
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Amazing Animal Journeys • Amazon Business $3.99 6 $23.94
Roller Girl • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Star Wars: Jedi Academy • Amazon Business $9.77 2 $19.54
Be Prepared • Amazon Business $8.64 2 $17.28
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #1) • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Plants vs. Zombies Volume 8: Lawn of Doom • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) • Amazon Business $7.00 2 $14.00
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) • Amazon Business $4.00 2 $8.00

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