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Ms. Turner from Sylmar CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Dictionary and a Thesaurus for Each Student

The cost of 30 Merriam Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus is $355, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $355 goal

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My request is a simple one, but one that carries great importance for my 4th grade students. I am asking for a paperback dictionary and thesaurus for each student so that they will be able to use them whenever they need to, be it at school or at home. My 2006-07 4th grade class is composed of English Language Learners and students who are currently working below grade level. With constant access to these reference tools, they will be able to strengthen their vocabulary skills, which is essential for their academic success. My school is located in Sylmar, California. We are a Title 1 school where most of the students qualify for free lunch. A large percentage of our student population consists of English Language Learners. Approximately thirty students will be enrolled in my class this year. It would be wonderful if each student had his or her own dictionary and thesaurus available for use during class for assignments and at home to assist with homework. While the request is simple, just some paperback reference materials, the potential outcome from having them is not. The materials will be invaluable resources for my students. Thank you for your consideration.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Merriam Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus Merriam-Webster, Merriam Webster (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $8.09 30 $242.70

Materials cost

$242.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$291.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.90

Total project goal

$355.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$355.00

2 Donors

-$338.65

Donations toward project cost

-$291.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.98

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$0.00

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