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Ms. Welch from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading on Up

Help me give my students stools for flexible seating, book series such as Goosebumps, Captain Underpants and Diary of a Wimpy Kid and anchor chart tablets.

  • $588 goal

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My Students

I am a Third Grade teacher, with 22 amazing students that cannot wait to get their hands on a good book. They will be working very hard this year to become fluent readers. They will learn to track their progression through reading levels and set their own personal goals. My students are very ambitious when it comes to reading and they have all accepted the challenge to read one million words this school year and become a member of the millionaire club.

Everyone wants to make sure this school year is no different than previous school years and create an atmosphere for students to thrive in.

Ensuring every students has what they need for this school year is a top priority and will pave the way for a smooth school year with impeccable results.

My Project

This will be my first year teaching and am excited to build a classroom library for 24 amazing students. We can't wait to have D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) as a part of our daily schedule. Being able to have several series of books children love and adore, will be the biggest help.

Captain Underpants will help those children that love comedies.

Goosebumps will service those students that love a good scare. Having a variety of books from different genres and different reading levels will be the best start for what we know will be the most amazing year yet! We want to make sure we have something for everyone.

Ms. Welch
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of Books (1–12) • Amazon Business $99.97 1 $99.97
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.74 1 $59.74
The Classic Goosebumps Series 20 Books Collection Set By R. L. Stine • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Captain Underpants 12 Books Set Collection (And the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers, Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers, The Adventures of Captain Underpants, attack of the talking toilets, etc) • Amazon Business $47.76 1 $47.76
Big Nate Series Collection Lincoln Peirce 6 Books Box Set Gift Pack (Big Nate on a Roll, Goes for Broke, the Boy with the Biggest Head in the World, Strikes Again, Flips Out, in the Zone) • Amazon Business $40.99 1 $40.99
The Scary Library Shusher (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $13.30 2 $26.60
School Smart Chart Tablet, 24 x 32 Inches, 1-1/2 Inch Ruling, 1/2 Inch Skip Line, 25 Sheets • Amazon Business $12.25 2 $24.50
Night of the Zombie Zookeeper (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
The Sleepwalking Snowman (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Drawn Together • Amazon Business $14.46 1 $14.46
Campfire Stories (8) (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $13.43 1 $13.43
The Haunted House Next Door (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Ghosts Don't Ride Bikes, Do They? (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
Major Monster Mess (6) (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $10.94 1 $10.94
Surf's Up, Creepy Stuff! (3) (Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol) • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98

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