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Mrs. Garner from Syracuse UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Opens The Doors That Take You To Another World

Help me give my students the reading materials they want to read to show them how fun reading can be.

  • $504 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

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My Students

My students walk in my classroom everyday ready to learn and eager to work hard. This school is a great school where students and parents feel welcome. My students come from a mix of backgrounds, from high income to low income where parents work more than one job. They are such a sweet class and do their best to work hard and love learning new things. My students love to read but I do not have the newest books that students are interested in these days.

I am a third year teacher so I do not yet have a lot of materials for my students.

My students need more reading material in my classroom so that they can find books they are interested in and increase their reading abilities. I want my students to go to my class library and be able to find new books that will inspire my students to read. I want to increase my students reading scores and I believe that I will be able to do this by increasing how much my students read in the classroom.

My Project

These books will make a difference in my students' learning because they will want to read more. The books I have chosen are books that my students are interested in and want to read. Books can take you to another world and change the way we see things.

Reading is such an essential skill to have because it is a skill used throughout life.

In second grade students build that skill up so that they can read anything they want and enjoy it.

Finding that book to hook students into reading is why I have chosen these books. My students are eager to read and I want to have those books to help them get hooked even more.

Mrs. Garner
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Animal Phonics Readers Parent Pack: 24 Easy Nonfiction Books That Teach Key Phonics Skills • Amazon Business $18.92 1 $18.92
The Little Old Man Who Could Not Read • Amazon Business $18.17 1 $18.17
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $15.40 1 $15.40
First the Egg (Caldecott Honor Book and Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla • Amazon Business $15.24 1 $15.24
Can I Be Your Dog? • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
I Wanna Iguana • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
National Geographic Wild Animal Atlas: Earth's Astonishing Animals and Where They Live (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
Pig the Star (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $13.12 1 $13.12
Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween: A Safety Guide for Scaredies • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Bonaparte Falls Apart • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Pig the Fibber (Pig the Pug) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Wordy Birdy • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Spoon • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
How to Catch a Leprechaun • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
How to Catch a Monster • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
Salt In His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
BE QUIET! • Amazon Business $9.22 1 $9.22
Chickens Aren't the Only Ones (World of Nature Series) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Dot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Chester's Back! • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95
Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Rechenka's Eggs (Paperstar) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #2) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Where's My Mummy? • Amazon Business $7.90 1 $7.90
Nugget and Fang: Friends Forever―or Snack Time? • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) • Amazon Business $6.94 1 $6.94
The Bad Guys in The Furball Strikes Back (The Bad Guys #3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Pig and Pug (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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