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

Readers Are Leaders!

Help me give my students access to non-fiction books at varied levels for independent reading.

  • $175 goal

This project expired on June 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are enthusiastic and active learners who are gushing to show everything they can do! My class is made up of some students receiving special education services and general education. These students are receiving services inside and outside of our general education classroom. My students also come from various backgrounds, many qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, some from military families, and some English learners. My students are all unique individuals, but they all have something in common. They are all excited to explore and engage in creative outlets.

My Project

These books will give my students access to learn through reading non-fiction text. Our classroom library is filled with fiction books, but we have very few non-fiction books. Also, many of the non-fiction books we have in our classroom library are not a good fit for their independent reading levels.

My students will be able to apply strategies from our reader's workshop to their independent reading time if they have non-fiction books at their independent reading level.

These books will allow ​them to use non-fiction text features to learn and grow as readers. Many of these books will also be used to demonstrate applying reading strategies with non-fiction text.

Mrs. Montoya
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Turtles • AKJ Education $3.99 1 $3.99
I Want to Be a Doctor • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
School • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Seeds • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Fire Safety • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
Amelia Earhart • AKJ Education $3.61 1 $3.61
A Day in the Life of a Builder • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Let' s Play Soccer • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Animals at Home • AKJ Education $3.59 1 $3.59
Farm Animals • AKJ Education $3.19 1 $3.19
I Want to Be a Mechanic • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
I Want to Be a Nurse • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Ponies • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L1: Baby Animals • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L1: Ladybugs • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Fun with Measurement • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L1: Colorful Coral Reefs • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L1: Trains • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L1: Busy As a Bee • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L1: Seasons • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L1: Butterflies • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Whatever the Weather • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L2: Where Animals Live • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Wind • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L2 What We Eat • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L2: Fur and Feathers • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Martin's Dream • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Kingfisher Readers L2: Amazing Animal Senses • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
The Grand Canyon • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Butterflies • AKJ Education $2.91 1 $2.91
Animals on the Go • AKJ Education $2.88 1 $2.88
Long Ago and Today • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
In Times Long Ago • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55
I Love You, ZooBorns! • AKJ Education $2.50 1 $2.50
Hello, Mommy Zooborns! • AKJ Education $2.00 1 $2.00

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