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Ms. Farrell from Anderson SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Leaders!

My students need engaging texts in our classroom library.

  • $251 goal

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My Students

Hi, I am a second year teacher teaching in South Carolina. I teach at a Title I, low income, high poverty school, and I absolutely LOVE teaching there. My school serves free breakfast and lunch for all students. A good majority of my students receive backpack lunches for weekends.

My students read 1-2 grade levels below their 3rd grade level.

Several of my students speak another language at home. My students lack background knowledge and home resources to further their education.

My Project

I am a second year teacher with limited classroom resources. My students need engaging texts to motivate and encourage them to read. My students read BELOW grade level and it is essential that I have books they want to read in my classroom library. My goal is to make my students fall in love with reading so they will become lifelong readers. Please consider donating to my sweet and curious class. We need more books of varied genres to add to our classroom library so they will have a large variety of books to choose from. It is very important that my students have a variety of books to choose from!

Ms. Farrell
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 17 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
Recess Is a Jungle!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #3) • Amazon Business $4.73 6 $28.38
Mother Bruce • Amazon Business $12.30 1 $12.30
If You Were a Homonym or a Homophone (Word Fun) • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
If You Were a Contraction (Word Fun) • Amazon Business $7.47 1 $7.47
Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones • Amazon Business $7.29 1 $7.29
Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? (Words are Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is An Adverb? (Words are Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
Pre- and Re-, Mis- and Dis-: What Is a Prefix? (Words Are Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.92 1 $6.92
Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? (Words Are Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32
A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What is a Noun? (Words Are Categorical) • Amazon Business $6.25 1 $6.25
Punctuation Takes a Vacation • Amazon Business $3.13 1 $3.13
Whale vs. Giant Squid (Who Would Win?) • Amazon Business $2.83 1 $2.83

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