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Mrs. Zopf from Lansing MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read It! Dream It! Write It!

Help me give my students an opportunity to explore their imaginations and grow their love of reading and writing while studying the works of Chris Van Allsburg.

  • $716 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are curious, creative, and excited to learn! They come from a very low income, high poverty area, but their desire to learn brings them into my classroom every day. Many of these students do not believe in themselves and we spend a lot of time changing their mindset and building confidence.

We want to build our reading and writing skills with books that help us explore the world, our imaginations, and have adventures that we have never dreamed of!

These students work so hard and this will be a fun way for them to continue to build reading skills with fun and imaginative books. We would love to have enough books to do an author study and really dive into reading.

My Project

My students are growing as readers, every single day. We are always looking to explore new worlds and have new adventures through reading. Books like Jumanji and Zathura are packed full of excitement and suspense that lead us on new adventures.

With your generous donations, we will be able to explore the writing of Chris Van Allsburg and he will lead us on new and exciting adventures.

Through reading and exploring this author, we will learn a different style of writing, which will help us to bring out our own creativity in writing. We are so excited to grow as both readers and writers!

Mrs. Zopf
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Polar Express 30th anniversary edition • Amazon Business $16.13 5 $80.65
The Wretched Stone • Amazon Business $14.95 5 $74.75
Two Bad Ants • Amazon Business $14.95 5 $74.75
The Stranger • Amazon Business $14.95 5 $74.75
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick • Amazon Business $14.81 5 $74.05
The Wreck of the Zephyr 30th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $14.78 5 $73.90
Jumanji 30th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $12.22 5 $61.10
Zathura • Amazon Business $11.06 5 $55.30

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