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Mrs. Megee from Hollywood FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need Something to Read!

My students need sets of 2 chapter books "Maniac Magee" and "Because of Winn-Dixie" as extensions to our core reading program. Pencils and pencil sharpeners are our everyday necessities.

  • $417 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We desperately need class sets of chapter books. I love to teach life's lessons through books. "Be the change you want to see in the world, "Mahatma Gandhi said, and my students apply this quote in my classroom and dream big every day.

Our school is a Title 1 school.

That means more that 80% of our students are on either free or reduced lunch. My students come from working class homes where their parents work 2-3 jobs just to make ends meet. They are hard working and are so appreciative of the smallest things. I wish I could give them more, but on a teacher's salary, that is difficult.

My Project

The resources I am requesting are for educational purposes. I requested 2 sets of my favorite chapter books. I like to teach life's lessons through books. With these two chapter books, I can teach my students about racism, ignorance, different family dynamics, love, respect, and history, just to name a few topics. I also requested pencils and two pencil sharpeners because we don't have a sharpener or even pencils.

The broad impact that my project will have on my students is that it will show that reading is fun and that they can escape reality through reading.

I really feel that these chapter books will absolutely foster life long lovers of reading.

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Mrs. Megee
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Maniac Magee, Paperback • Quill $6.11 21 $128.31
Because of Winn-Dixie • Quill $6.11 21 $128.31
X-ACTO Desktop Electric Pencil Sharpener • Quill $22.49 2 $44.98
Pacon Sentence Strips Tagboard, Kaleidoscope • Quill $4.04 1 $4.04
Economy Entre Pencils • Quill $4.49 2 $8.98

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