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Mrs. Darlington from Suitland MD is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Road To Learning Is Great Reading

Help me give my students a classroom library books that will bring smiles and the joy of reading.

  • $784 goal

This project expired on February 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have students who love to read. Yet, I need reading materials that are grade level appropriate for my boys. A couple of them have low reading scores. I am working diligently working to boost their interest and give them a chance to enjoy reading. I am trying to build their stamina in reading. Every child should have many opportunities to read as much as they can.

Children who read many different genres have a wider choice as well as more curiosity about the world around them.

These third graders deserve every opportunity to widen their vocabulary. I want my students to be carried away with the books they read.

My Project

This project will put more books into students hands. It will offer more opportunities for reading along with increasing literacy scores and comprehension. With Common Core the object is rigor in reading. Students must be able to close read, answer major comprehension questions and dive into main idea, compare and contrast ideas as well as author's purpose. My students are charged with summarizing, using context clues and making inferences.

I want my students by the end of the school year to leave me having a love for reading and enjoy a good book!

Taken from Benjamin Franklin : " Tell me and I'll forget. Teach me and I'll remember. Involve me, and I learn."

Mrs. Darlington
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 3 Classic Grade Level Library (52 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $252.64 1 $252.64
Who Was? Nonfiction (24 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $107.57 1 $107.57
My Weird School (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $37.34 1 $37.34
Favorite Author Study - Eve Bunting (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $29.89 1 $29.89
Favorite Author Study - Ann Cameron (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.41 1 $22.41
Series Sampler - Capital Mysteries (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $19.42 1 $19.42
Series Sampler - Cam Jansen (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $18.67 1 $18.67
Favorite Author Study - Clyde Robert Bulla (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $17.18 1 $17.18
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $8.30 2 $16.60
Math Potatoes Mind-stretching Brain Food • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin • AKJ Education $5.80 2 $11.60
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
A Pair of Socks: Matching • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74
Carrie Measures Up • AKJ Education $4.34 2 $8.68
Inchworm and A Half • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
How Much Is a Million? 20th Anniversary Edition • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
7 x 9 = Trouble! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10

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