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Ms. Maaz from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading to Learn

My students need The Outsiders, Holes, Hatchet and, as reward reading, Captain Underpants. These books are read daily and highly popular with my students.

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

A typical day in my classroom consists of reading for 20 minutes. Their goal is to raise their lexile level by the end of the year. The biggest challenge is finding books at their interest level. I always tell my 7th/8th grade students that reading lasts forever.

My students are minorities that come from low income families.

A lot of them lack positive role models. They are lucky to come to this school. This school strives for higher education. We just had our first College and Career Day. Speakers spoke of their profession and what it takes to achieve those educational goals.

My Project

My students read daily. Their goal is to raise their Lexile level so that they can read for knowledge. My students need The Outsiders, Holes, Hatchet and, as reward reading, Captain Underpants. These books are read daily and highly popular with my students. These books will provide them with reading material in their Lexile level and will enhance their reading inventory. After they finish reading, they will be able to take a quiz on the book.

Students will have a greater variety of books to read and they will have more books at their interest level.

Reading daily helps them achieve their goal of raising their Lexile level!

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Ms. Maaz
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Outsiders • Amazon $7.22 5 $36.10
Hatchet • Amazon $6.00 5 $30.00
Holes (A Yearling Book) • Amazon $6.00 5 $30.00
The New Captain Underpants Collection (Books 1-5) • Amazon $18.12 1 $18.12

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