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Ms. Dickinson from Las Vegas NV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Training My Reading Rangers to Become Ninjas!

Help me give my students the excitement that comes from reading with 100 new books.

  • $588 goal

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My Students

I am a K-3 resource teacher and I LOVE my students. I pull some of them into the resource room throughout the day for extra academic and behavioral support. I also co-teach in their general education classrooms. This means I not only get to provide support in inclusive settings for my students, but students who do not get extra services also benefit from the extra support.

For some students, school is really tough and can be extremely frustrating at times.

I love working alongside these students and helping them realize that they can learn new things and gain new skills.

My Project

We have an exciting new program at my school called Reading Rangers! My third-grade resource (special education) students and several of their peers are currently reading at the lowest level, Wonder Readers.

I know they can rock it and become Ninja Readers!

We are just missing one thing -- the books to get them there.

I and my co-teacher would like to start with four copies each of 25 Wonder Reader titles. Why? We'll pull a small group of Wonder Readers to build fluency and comprehension by working together to decode words and discuss important story elements. We'll teach them the love of reading!

Ms. Dickinson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Strange Spiders (World of Bugs) • Amazon Business $6.66 4 $26.64
Bats, Bats, Bats (Rosen Real Readers: Early Emergent) • Amazon Business $5.15 4 $20.60
Matt and Sid (We Read Phonics - Level 1 (Quality)) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Carl and the Kitten (My Readers) • Amazon Business $4.99 4 $19.96
Bugs! (Rookie Readers: Level B (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $4.95 4 $19.80
Where is Max? (Rookie Readers Level A) • Amazon Business $4.95 4 $19.80
Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear (My First I Can Read) • Amazon Business $4.38 4 $17.52
Otis's Busy Day • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Kat's Mystery Gift (Jon Scieszka's Trucktown) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
City Adventures #1: Help Is On The Way! (Lego Reader) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
A New Friend (Penguin Young Readers, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Cat Traps (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Clifford's Valentines (Scholastic Reader, Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Cooking With the Cat (The Cat in the Hat: Step Into Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Snow Trucking! (Jon Scieszka's Trucktown) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Tiny Goes Back to School • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Snack Attack (Ready-to-Reads) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Secret Agent Mater (Disney/Pixar Cars 2) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Scholastic Reader Level 1: Please Write Back! • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
The Berenstain Bears Ride the Thunderbolt (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 4 $15.96
Rick Is Sick (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 4 $15.80
Big Brown Bear (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 4 $15.80
Popcorn (Green Light Readers Level 1) • Amazon Business $3.95 4 $15.80
Big Egg (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.78 4 $15.12
Mouse Loves School • Amazon Business $3.74 4 $14.96

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