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Mrs. Sheeder from Kansas City MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Variety of Reading Resources will Enhance Student's Interests

My students need a variety of reading materials to keep their interest in learning and exploring new things.

  • $312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are very sweet and hard-working. They come from homes that do not have much. Most of my students come from homes that have single mothers raising them. These single mothers usually work several part-time jobs to get by. Most of these students come to school at 6:30 a.m. in the before school program and stay until about 5:30 p.m. They have breakfast, lunch, and dinner at school. Even though these students have tough challenges in their lives, they still make the most of their day and put forth their best effort. They truly want to excel in school and in life. These students deserve to have all the opportunities that others have despite their daily challenges.

My Project

The variety of reading materials will enhance the students' interests.

They will find that the new books and magazines will be new and exciting information for them.

It will be interesting to see them want to choose new and exciting books. They will be able to explore the reading area and decide for themselves what they want to read. Students can read individually, or with a partner. We will also read as a whole group.

It is important for students to explore different types of reading material. The students can think about what they are reading and apply it to their own lives.

Mrs. Sheeder
Grades 3-5
  • Symington Elementary School
  • Kansas City, MO
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 3 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 3 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 10 $57.50
Scholastic News, Grade 4 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 4 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 10 $57.50
TIME For Kids - 3-4 COMBO Bundle - 28 issues / Minimum of 10 subscriptions • TIME for Kids $4.50 10 $45.00
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing • Amazon Business $5.87 2 $11.74
Chocolate Touch Teacher Guide NU0479 • AKJ Education $8.75 1 $8.75
The Chocolate Touch • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Holes (Holes Series) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Holes • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Frindle • Amazon Business $5.64 1 $5.64
The Indian in the Cupboard • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Chocolate Touch • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$220.08

Vendor shipping charges

$11.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$264.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.74

Total project goal

$311.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$311.62

1 Donor

-$155.81

Donations toward project cost

-$132.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.37

match offer

-$155.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$132.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.37

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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