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Mr. Franklin from Mountain View CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tournament of Books 2019

Help me give my students an amazing chance to beat the "Summer Slide". These books will help keep the momentum going for the struggling students who have worked so hard this year.

  • $856 goal

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My Students

Deep in the heartland of Silicon Valley rests a beautiful campus full of happy energetic students who come to school each day eager to learn in a meaningful learning environment. The students at my school inspire me to create lessons and be an innovative teacher that will spark their imaginations, add to their life schema, and help prepare them for the world of the 21st century. I am proud to help students do their best...whether it is learning the language, picking up comprehension skills that will enhance the reading experience, solving rigorous math problems, expressing themselves through the arts, experimenting to challenge an idea, or having fun throughout the experience.

My Project

I want my students to keep the momentum of the rigorous year of reading instruction going over the summer. Often times, students loose months of what they learned during the year over the summer break...because they don't have a chance to balance rest and relaxation with work that is meaningful.

It would be awesome to give my hard working English Language Learners as well as the struggling readers an opportunity to read "At Level" books in a fun and creative way this summer.

The Tournament style assignments give students a chance to read books, write book reviews, create book reports, and even film a video book review. Reading over the summer will help transition my second graders into third in a fun and challenging way.

Mr. Franklin
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 25 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fantastic Mr. Fox • Amazon Business $7.99 9 $71.91
Dory Fantasmagory: The Real True Friend • Amazon Business $7.67 9 $69.03
Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown: Lunch Lady #4 • Amazon Business $6.99 9 $62.91
The Soggy, Foggy Campout #8 (Here's Hank) • Amazon Business $5.99 9 $53.91
The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys (The Bad Guys #6) • Amazon Business $5.01 9 $45.09
Stink and the Shark Sleepover • Amazon Business $4.99 9 $44.91
Break the Fossil Record (Ivy + Bean, Book 3) • Amazon Business $4.99 9 $44.91
Chomp of the Meat-Eating Vegetables: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #4) • Amazon Business $4.49 9 $40.41
Zita the Spacegirl • Amazon Business $12.40 3 $37.20
The Wild Robot Escapes • Amazon Business $10.98 3 $32.94
Mighty Jack • Amazon Business $10.19 3 $30.57
Because of Winn-Dixie • Amazon Business $7.99 3 $23.97
The BFG Movie Tie-In • Amazon Business $7.79 3 $23.37
Love That Dog • Amazon Business $6.99 3 $20.97
The Cricket in Times Square (Chester Cricket and His Friends) • Amazon Business $5.54 3 $16.62
Ms. Bixby's Last Day • Amazon Business $3.91 3 $11.73

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