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Mrs. Alibrandi from White Plains NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Some Book Club Books

My students need book club books to read and have discussions.

  • $265 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 4th grade classroom is full of diverse learners who are eager to learn. Our school is in a high poverty area of New York. My classroom consists of 20-23 students who learn in many different ways. I have general education students, special needs, and English Language Learners in my classroom.

I try my best to provide all the resources I can to ensure that all our students are successful.

My students work together to help each other and I encourage them to be a family. They are curious, creative, energetic, and ready to learn new topics.

My Project

I have requested several copies of books on particular reading levels. I have students in my classroom who are reading a few levels below the rest of the class. They have individualized education plans and struggle with reading. I do not have many books for them to read together. I would like them to form a book club so they can share their ideas with each other.

When children talk about the books they are reading they begin to understand the books better.

I will guide their discussions and have them think about the plot of the story. Talking about characters, setting, problems and solutions will help them advance reading levels.

Mrs. Alibrandi
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Charlie's Big Break • AKJ Education $7.99 3 $23.97
Peter's Chair • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
Max • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
Jamaica's Find • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
Herman The Helper • AKJ Education $5.83 3 $17.49
There's Something in My Attic • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Mr. Putter & Tabby Bake the Cake • AKJ Education $4.37 3 $13.11
Arthur's Funny Money • AKJ Education $3.64 3 $10.92
George the Drummer Boy • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
The Grandma Mix-Up • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Owl at Home (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
The Missing Tooth • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Molly the Brave and Me • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
Young Cam Jansen and the Lost Tooth • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73
When I Get Bigger (Little Critter) • AKJ Education $2.91 3 $8.73

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