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Mrs. Elzein from Culpeper VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Book a Day Keeps Illiteracy at Bay!

My students need the rigor of these chapter books to help them succeed on the SOL tests. We use these books to focus on main idea, summary, and vocabulary.

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school, so most of the students I teach are of low socioeconomic status. My students don't have access to the same resources that other students do in the county. I try to enrich their education with books and materials they don't have access to at home. My students are wonderful and are passionate about learning.

The students in my class are eager to learn but most lack the resources and home support to sufficiently meet the demands of the rigorous curriculum.

I believe that in order to meet these demands, my class needs to have the same opportunities as students in other areas. DonorsChoose.org is a wonderful way to get the supplies and resources for my class.

My Project

Giving low-income students access to new books is an investment in their future. I will use this book to enrich the students' and make them better students for the future. For example, students will collaborate about the book and participate in student-centered book discussions, vocabulary lessons, and learn about the characters, setting, and theme of each book. These donations will vastly improve the students' fluency and comprehension and prepare them to be active readers from here on. I wouldn't be able to provide all my students their own book to read without the generous donations provided by this wonderful site.

Mrs. Elzein
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) • Amazon Business $5.48 28 $153.44

Materials cost

$153.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.78

Total project goal

$218.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.52

1 Donor

-$218.52

Donations toward project cost

-$185.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.78

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$0.00

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