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Mrs. Reeder from Miami FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Readers Make Good Leaders

Help me give my students a cozy place to practice their independent reading while also giving them high-interest books to read!

  • $1,436 goal

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My Students

My classroom is full of ambitious third graders that come from a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities. I teach reading and writing to a morning class and then an afternoon class with over 40 total students. They are eager to improve their reading and writing skills!

Striving readers are often asked to read texts that are too difficult, but not in our classroom!

Third grade is a critical year for reading success and also to get students in the habit of reading for pleasure. Our class has set reading goals and shared them with their friends and family.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in my classroom by providing the students with high-interest books that they can access and read both in the classroom and at home. My goal is to provide them access to books that they may not have at home and can return them once they are finished.

In addition, I know when I am reading, I like to be comfortable and I want to provide the students with optional seating.

My students are ambitious, but need structured support to help them on their way to become fluent readers.

We have students from a wide variety of backgrounds that are learning the English language as well as students with various behavior and academic needs. We are looking to expand their attitude toward reading as well as their vocabulary and language skills.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA698DC - Flex-Space Cozy Work Space Bundle - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $568.10 1 $568.10
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say • Amazon Business $15.29 4 $61.16
Notebook of Doom Collection Set ( 1 - 12 ) • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Lovely Beasts: The Surprising Truth • Amazon Business $16.19 3 $48.57
Eerie Elementary Set of 6 Paperback Books • Amazon Business $39.72 1 $39.72
Charlotte's Web • Amazon Business $6.40 6 $38.40
National Geographic Kids Ocean Life Six Book Set : Weird Sea Creatures, Dolphins,Coral Reefs, At the Beach, Sea Turtles, Great Migrations: Whales • Amazon Business $35.94 1 $35.94
Isadora Moon Saves the Carnival • Amazon Business $5.99 6 $35.94
My Weirdest School 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $33.08 1 $33.08
National Geographic Readers Tigers, Cheetahs, Polar Bears, Wolves, Spiders, Deadly Predators 6 pack • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Looniverse (A Branches Book) Book Set: Stranger Things / Meltdown Madness / Dinosaur Disaster / Stage Fright • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) • Amazon Business $4.99 6 $29.94
The One and Only Ivan • Amazon Business $5.50 5 $27.50
Time Jumpers - Branches Book Collection Set - ( 3 Books ) • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Dragon Masters Series Set (Books 1-4) • Amazon Business $21.20 1 $21.20
Bo's Magical New Friend: A Branches Book (Unicorn Diaries #1) (1) • Amazon Business $3.49 5 $17.45
Let the Children March • Amazon Business $17.43 1 $17.43
Dory Fantasmagory: Tiny Tough • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race • Amazon Business $11.78 1 $11.78
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore • Amazon Business $9.70 1 $9.70

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