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Mrs. B. from Richton MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading to Understand

The cost of the camcorder, weekly reader, and dictionaries is $1527, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I teach 4th grade Reading, Spelling, Social Studies, and Science in a small school in MS that was affected by Kurrican Katrina. Most 4th graders can read words , but are learning to put meaning to the text. A classroom set of dictionaries and a set of encyclopedias will fill their wondering minds with a lot of knowledge and research skills. A classroom set of chapter books will allow them to build comprehension using reading strategies. The video recorder will allow the students to video themselves and prepare PowerPoint presentations to share with other students, parents, and others. At present, I teach 51 students who will benefit greatly from receiving Weekly Readers, but the present and future students will benefit from all the other resources.

Mrs. B.
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 51 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Print Products - Britannica Student Encyclopedia 2007 • Encyclopedia Britannica $349.00 1 $349.00
SONY HI8 CAMCORDER -- Sony Camcorders; Hi8 Handycam CCDTRV138 • Quill Corporation $239.99 1 $239.99
Bud, Not Buddy -- Audiobook • AKJ Educational Services $19.18 1 $19.18
Bud, Not Buddy -- Teacher Guide • AKJ Educational Services $8.68 1 $8.68
Merriam-Webster Dictionary • AKJ Educational Services $5.67 25 $141.75
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Educational Services $5.67 25 $141.75
Weekly Reader Grade 4 • Weekly Reader $3.85 55 $211.75

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