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Mrs. Fernandez from Jackson Heights NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Detectives on a Mission!

Help me give my students mystery book series sets for their sleuth mystery unit.

  • $555 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My third-grade students come into the class full of curiosity for the new experiences they will explore each day. I teach in a Title I school in New York City and the students come from many diverse backgrounds. Some of my students are from South America, Asia, and Europe.

My third graders come to school eager to learn and work together as a team.

The students in my class are hard working and caring. They are always so excited about working together, sharing ideas, and doing fun class projects.

I really try to make our classroom like a family unit which is caring, nurturing, and respectful. I want my third graders to appreciate each other and their learning environment.

My Project

Our classroom is filled with enthusiastic readers ready to explore new texts. We will soon be approaching our new Mystery reading unit and we need mystery books. Mystery books will help me prepare my students for the upcoming unit. In this unit they will take on the role of reading detectives as they read to search for clues and evidence. Your donations would get the students one step closer to being ready for their mystery unit. These new books will get them excited to start their journey as reading detectives. We thank you in advance for your kindness and help.

Mrs. Fernandez
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Case of the Crooked Carnival • AKJ Education $5.07 30 $152.10
The Case of the Missing Museum Archives • AKJ Education $5.07 30 $152.10
The Mount Rushmore Face That Couldn't See • AKJ Education $4.34 30 $130.20

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