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Mrs. Harlin from Savannah GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Is Fundamental

My students need 25 books to add to our classroom library. These books will be used to improve literacy. My students will enjoy having more books readily available.

  • $283 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2015.

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My Students

Students coming into second grade are like sponges! They enjoy school and are eager to learn. Second grade is where they will increase in fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar. The number of books in our classroom library is limited. My students will be so excited to have more books!

My students are second graders.

Most of them come from low income families and have very limited resources at home. My school provides a safe, family-friendly atmosphere to make all feel welcome. We strive to make our school and classrooms inviting to the students so that they will feel secure.

My Project

Our classroom library has a limited number of books. The students at this age are eager to learn and love to read. Having more interesting books in the classroom will help them to continue to enjoy reading. Second grade is the year when fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and grammar are key in establishing a firm foundation in reading. By the end of second grade they will be able to fluently read at least ninety words per minute.

Donations to this project will improve my classroom by keeping my students reading.

Through these books, they will increase in fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. As they increase in these key areas, they will excel in all subject areas.

Mrs. Harlin
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon Primary Chart Pad, 1 Ruled, 24 x 36, 100 Sheets • $19.99 1 $19.99
Diary of a Worm • AKJ Books $17.00 1 $17.00
Sweet Tooth Margie Palatini, Jack E. Davis (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
The Day the Crayons Quit • AKJ Books $13.13 1 $13.13
Don''t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! Mo Willems, Mo Willems (I • AKJ Books $11.67 1 $11.67
Memoirs of a Goldfish Devin Scillian, Scillian, Devin, Tim B • AKJ Books $11.64 1 $11.64
Diary of a Fly • AKJ Books $7.29 1 $7.29
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Assorted Colors, Box of 8 (22478) • Amazon Business $6.17 1 $6.17
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
100th Day Worries Margery Cuyler, Arthur Howard (Illustrator • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Thunder Cake • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
Gingerbread Baby • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Three Snow Bears • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Umbrella • AKJ Books $5.83 1 $5.83
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything Linda Wil • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Snowmen at Night Caralyn Buehner, Mark Buehner (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Snowmen At Christmas • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Three Cheers for Tacky • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Chrysanthemum • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Parts • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Important Book, The • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
A Chair for My Mother • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving • AKJ Books $5.10 1 $5.10
Roses are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink • AKJ Books $4.89 1 $4.89
Smelly Socks • AKJ Books $3.64 1 $3.64

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