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Mrs. Fiato from Troy NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wow! Engaging Reluctant Readers!

My students need books, including Sports Illustrated Kids graphic novels and a biography set.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My typical day consists of working with several different groups of students throughout the day focusing on strengthening their reading abilities.

I work in a high poverty school district where many of my students are not taking the time to read at home.

Since I am a reading teacher, all of my students are reading below grade level. Many of the students are not interested nor engaged by many of the texts that are available within the school.

My Project

I work with over 50 students a day with the focus of strengthening their reading deficits. My reading groups are typically 30 minutes of intense reading instruction based on their needs. I will use the leveled texts to instruct the students at their levels, which will allow them to reach success.

My hope is by using text that are of high interest, my students will be engaged and want to read the texts I present to them.

My project will make a difference with the hope that my students will begin to love reading and become forever learners!

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Graphic Biographies (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $39.91 3 $119.73
Sports Illustrated Kids (Set of 8) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $53.51 2 $107.02
Sports Illustrated Kids: Graphic Novels (Set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $35.66 2 $71.32

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