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Ms. Medina from Lake Worth FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Will Increase My Brain Power

Help me give my students books that they will genuinely enjoy to read.

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I personally understand the struggle that my ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students encounter, being a former ESOL student myself. For this reason, my goal is to provide my students with much needed materials and resources to afford them the best possible opportunity to excel.

My students are eager learners with big potential, and I want to provide them with the necessary tools for their academic success in the classroom as well as in their future careers.

My students have a world of possibilities; they just need the proper tools to succeed.

My Project

This project has been created in an effort to motivate my students to increase their reading potential. I want to be able to provide my students with the desire to read more and more which will impact their learning in a positive way. I am requesting career books such as "Police Officers Then and Now," and books like "A Day in the Life of a Nurse." My students have expressed how much they enjoy dogs and therefore I also included informational books about dogs such as "Beagles" "German Shepherds" and "Chihuahuas."

Increasing reading will help strengthen their brain capacity and attention span.

Third graders are expected to read for about 45 minutes daily, and this is a very challenging task for an 8-year-old. This reading goal can only be achieved with daily practice and hopefully I can create a love for books that will carry on, well into their adult lives.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hooray for Nurses! • AKJ Education $18.48 1 $18.48
Police Dogs • AKJ Education $5.95 2 $11.90
Police Officers Then and Now • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Hooray for Police Officers! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Hooray for Veterinarians! • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Emergency Workers Are on Their Way! • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
Fighting Fires • AKJ Education $6.05 1 $6.05
Terriers • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Beagles • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
German Shepherds • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Day in the Life of a Police Officer • AKJ Education $5.32 1 $5.32
A Day in the Life of a Nurse • AKJ Education $5.32 1 $5.32
A Doctor's Busy Day • AKJ Education $5.15 1 $5.15
Dogs at Work • AKJ Education $5.11 1 $5.11
Beagles • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Pugs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Chihuahuas • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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