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Mrs. Loewes from Weatherford TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Are Successful Leaders!

My students need reading support to develop a strong love of reading. By developing strong reading skills and a passion for reading, my students will be better prepared for high school and college or careers!

  • $296 goal

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My Students

Our school is in a rural area of North Texas. We are a Title I school. Many of my students do not read outside of the classroom. My students are in need of some great classroom novels to inspire a love of reading!

My students sometimes have to take the road less traveled to develop their love of reading.

Please help them in their journey. Reading novels helps students practice reading and develop their interpersonal skills by reflecting and discussing the themes and characters.

My Project

These materials will support my Novel project. Our goal is to read a new novel in each 6 week grading period. We are halfway to our goal. Audiobooks are a great tool to help my struggling readers to enjoy grade-level texts.

We listen to the novel and read along.

This allows students to focus on the story. They are not worried about being called on to read aloud. Students also benefit from hearing a professional actor reading the text with inflection and feeling.

The post its and markers will encourage collaboration and sharing of strategies that help the novels come alive for my students. They will participate in group and individual activities to strengthen their reading skills.

Mrs. Loewes
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 60 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
No More Dead Dogs (repackage) • AKJ Education $5.10 20 $102.00
Post-it Self-Stick Easel Pad, 25 x 30.5 Inches, 30-Sheet Pad (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $37.04 1 $37.04
The Wednesday Wars - Audio • Amazon Business $27.79 1 $27.79
The Giver Movie Tie-In Edition • Amazon Business $19.92 1 $19.92
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) • Amazon Business $15.56 1 $15.56
The Giver DVD • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mr. Sketch Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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