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Ms. Sloane from Chireno TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The More You Read the More You Know

Help me give my students books to broaden our oral interpretation library of resources.

  • $217 goal

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My Students

Our students are from a small rural area. Our school is one campus with grades PreK-twelve and less than 30 students in most grades. I teach students in 7th through 12th grade, and like teachers in small schools, our students also wear many hats. Many are involved in many extra-curricular activities, take college courses as they enter high school, and likely help take care of younger siblings or other family members in addition to being secondary students. This is what is most impressive about these students. I am involved with the academic extracurricular students who compete against students from all across the state in academic competitions in speech, debate, STEM, ELA, social studies, business, and more. They extend their learning in the classroom through these activities.

My Project

Our students compete in contests where they present stories and poems orally to a judge and sometimes an audience. To find the perfect selections for each student to read requires an extensive library for them to choose from. They also read different selections through the year and each year that they return. They read these books, and if they like them, they then choose selections from the book to read aloud in competitions against students across the state. For the performances to be top notch, the books must speak to the student. For this reason, we have compiled a set of books the students would like to read and consider for future competitions.

Ms. Sloane
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rest Area • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Superstud: Or How I Became a 24-Year-Old Virgin • Amazon Business $12.89 1 $12.89
The Funny Thing Is... • Amazon Business $12.75 1 $12.75
How to Love the Empty Air • Amazon Business $12.53 1 $12.53
Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Aftermath • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
God and Jetfire: Confessions of a Birth Mother • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence • Amazon Business $11.71 1 $11.71
Bream Gives Me Hiccups • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Naked • Amazon Business $10.63 1 $10.63
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
Confessions of a High School Disaster: Freshman Year (Chloe Snow's Diary) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Depression & Other Magic Tricks • Amazon Business $7.63 1 $7.63

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