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Mrs. Henderson from Orlando FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Grade Super Reading!

My students need chapter books that are developmentally-appropriate and fun to read!

  • $241 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are thrilled to be stepping into 2nd grade this August! I was their teacher last year in 1st grade, and now I have been given the wonderful opportunity to move forward with them to 2nd grade (also known as looping). We are all excited to continue working together!

These young learners are avid readers who love to be challenged and gain new experiences.

One of their favorite activities is exploring our classroom library for a new book (or two!) to immerse themselves in. I would love to provide my students with more grade-level appropriate reading choices, so that their interest in reading will continue to grow. Many of my students are English Language Learners, so it is very important to provide them with many opportunities to practice reading and understanding our complex English language.

My Project

It has always been my goal to create a print-rich environment for my students. However, this is my first year teaching 2nd grade and I would love to add these beginning chapter books to my library. My students would enjoy transitioning from picture books to these chapter books, and their developing minds will benefit in many ways. Not only would these chapter books improve my students' reading levels, but they will also increase my students' reading stamina and reading comprehension skills. I selected these specific books because they are very popular among kids in my students' age group. My students will be encouraged to read these books during our daily center rotations or during our daily independent reading time. I would also love for my students to have access to these books during our Flashlight Fridays, when we read books silently in the dark with flashlights for 15-20 minutes! I know my students would truly appreciate exploring and immersing themselves in these books!

Mrs. Henderson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-28 • Amazon Business $91.61 1 $91.61
I Survived Collector's Toolbox (I Survived) • Amazon Business $35.55 1 $35.55
Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones (Cam Jansen) • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Cam Jansen: the Mystery of the Circus Clown #7 • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Cam Jansen: the Mystery of the Gold Coins #5 • Amazon Business $3.99 2 $7.98
Cam Jansen: the Mystery of the U.F.O. #2 • Amazon Business $3.66 2 $7.32
Cam Jansen & The Mystery of the Television Dog (Cam Jansen) • Amazon Business $2.89 2 $5.78

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