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Mrs. Claerbaut from Cedar Grove WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Detectives

My students need books at their instructional levels to coincide with the reader's workshop books they are using in the regular education classroom, such as the Mercy Watson series.

  • $401 goal

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My Students

We are a top performing school in our state due to the fantastic teachers who challenge students to meet rigorous academic standards. However, some students need additional support.

My classroom provides a safe learning environment for Tier 3 students in grades 5K through fourth grade.

My students come from different ethnic backgrounds, different learning environments and some speak different languages at home. The students enter my classroom with different skill sets and require additional or unique instructional strategies beyond those typically available.

My Project

My students are not only word detectives, but they are also learning to use clues in reading to help them solve mysteries. The students will enjoy reading about Hamster Holmes, Cam Jansen, and Nate the Great. The mystery of going to a new land will be uncovered in The Long Way Westward and The Long Way to a New Land. What are Mercy Watson and Mac and Cheese up to? Only my students will find out when they read these new books!

The students will be able to participate in the units of study their classmates are doing with texts at their reading level.

By donating to this project, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement.

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $19.45 4 $77.80
Henry and Mudge Ready-to-Read Value Pack: Henry and Mudge; Henry and Mudge and Annie's Good Move; Henry and Mudge in the Green Time; Henry and Mudge ... and Mudge and the Happy Cat (Henry & Mudge) • Amazon Business $10.87 4 $43.48
Nate the Great Goes Undercover • Amazon Business $4.79 4 $19.16
The Wall (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $4.19 4 $16.76
Mac and Cheese and the Perfect Plan (I Can Read Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Rabbit-cadabra! (Bunnicula and Friends) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Hot Fudge (Bunnicula and Friends) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
George the Drummer Boy (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Sam the Minuteman (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Hamster Holmes, A Mystery Comes Knocking • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.74 4 $14.96
The Long Way Westward (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.74 4 $14.96
Cam Jansen & The Mystery of the Television Dog (Cam Jansen) • Amazon Business $2.89 4 $11.56
The Long Way to a New Land (I Can Read Level 3) • Amazon Business $2.81 4 $11.24

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