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Mrs. Chaney from Portland OR is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sparking a Love of Reading with OBOB Books!

My students need Oregon Battle of the Books books, and my most vulnerable students need technology to access the audio books!

  • $1,316 goal

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My Students

Our school and students are unique in that they are tomorrow's environmental justice warriors! Our students come to our school to learn how to take action on environmental issues. We become a community of learners wanting to take action around common causes of environmental justice, both locally and globally.

Literacy, however, often takes a back seat to social media, and I want to encourage and reignite their love of "reading for the sake of reading!" Reading for the love of talking with others about a book they love.

Giving the students access to these high-interest books could be just the thing to help my 13 year old students fall in love with reading again.

My Project

Many of my middle school students would read more often if they had greater access to exciting titles. Access to these OBOB book choices, and having easy access to technology for my most vulnerable readers, would do wonders to spark a renewed interest in reading for these middle readers.

I have chosen these Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) titles to encourage wider reading among genres for my students - many of whom might otherwise spend their time on social media instead of buried in a good book like all middle schoolers should be from time to time!

The Chromebooks would be of great use particularly to my most vulnerable readers who benefit from Learning Ally, Tumblebooks, and other tech resources to access reading and writing about reading. These Chromebooks will also help all students in my class access technology for various reading an writing projects.

Mrs. Chaney
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 50 students.

17 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP - 11.6'Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 16GB eMMC Flash Memory - Black • Best Buy Education $207.31 4 $829.24
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives • Amazon Business $10.08 2 $20.16
The Last Apprentice (Revenge of the Witch) • Amazon Business $9.54 2 $19.08
Wolf Hollow • Amazon Business $8.66 2 $17.32
The Gauntlet • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Book 1 The Sword of Summer • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
My Seventh-Grade Life in Tights • Amazon Business $7.83 2 $15.66
Doll Bones • Amazon Business $7.57 2 $15.14
Avenging the Owl • Amazon Business $7.50 2 $15.00
The Luck Uglies • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Cryptid Hunters • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
The Body in the Woods: A Point Last Seen Mystery • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories) • Amazon Business $6.89 2 $13.78
Small as an Elephant • Amazon Business $6.56 2 $13.12
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.08 2 $12.16
Restart • Amazon Business $5.08 2 $10.16
Absolutely Truly (A Pumpkin Falls Mystery) • Amazon Business $2.99 3 $8.97
Fuzzy • Amazon Business $8.23 1 $8.23

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