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Ms. Germain from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Collaboratively

Help me give my students the opportunity to self-select books and read with their peers!

  • $527 goal

This project expired on January 28, 2022.

This project expired on January 28, 2022.

My Students

I support students between the ages of 6 to 13 in an urban school. The students are amazing and bring a positive outlook every day to school. They are excited to learn and even though this school year has proven to be complex, the students are thrilled to be holding books.

My Project

I am a Special Education teacher who works with first through eighth grade students in the area of reading. I want to open the world of reading to them through dynamic texts they can connect with. Not only will these texts support their reading skills (fluency and comprehension), but they will be able to connect the texts to themselves and their lives. The texts were chosen based on their personal interests to increase engagement. We are going to start a collaborative book study, where students are allowed to pick the text and read the book with a peer. This will provide students the opportunity to not only pick a book they find interesting, but also work collaboratively with a peer while developing key reading skills.

Ms. Germain
Grades PreK-2
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 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stinky: TOON Level 2 • Amazon Business $12.95 2 $25.90
A Goofy Guide to Penguins: TOON Level 1 (Toon Books) • Amazon Business $12.36 2 $24.72
GOOD NIGHT, PLANET: TOON Level 2 (TOON Books, Level 2) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Flop to the Top!: TOON Level 3 (Toon Books) • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
A Trip To the Top of the Volcano with Mouse: TOON Level 1 (Trips with Mouse) • Amazon Business $10.69 2 $21.38
Wordplay: TOON Level 1 (Toon Books) • Amazon Business $10.64 2 $21.28
3x4: TOON Level 1 (TOON Books) • Amazon Business $10.59 2 $21.18
Wildflowers: Special Gift Edition • Amazon Business $10.50 2 $21.00
Blip!: TOON Level 1 (Toon Books) • Amazon Business $10.29 2 $20.58
Benny and Penny in the Big No-No!: TOON Level 2 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Otto's Orange Day: TOON Level 3 (Otto the Cat) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse: TOON Level 1 (Trips with Mouse) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Tippy and the Night Parade: TOON Level 1 (Toon, Level 1 Reader) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Maya Makes a Mess: TOON Level 2 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
The Big Wet Balloon: TOON Level 2 (TOON into Reading) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Otto's Backwards Day: TOON Level 3 (Otto the Cat) • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Mo and Jo Fighting Together Forever: TOON Level 3 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
The Shark King: TOON Level 3 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Silly Lilly and the Four Seasons: TOON Level 1 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Benjamin Bear in Fuzzy Thinking: TOON Level 2 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Jack and the Box: TOON Level 1 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Luke on the Loose: TOON Level 2 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Zig and Wikki in The Cow: TOON Level 3 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Little Mouse Gets Ready: TOON Level 1 • Amazon Business $6.33 2 $12.66

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