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Ms. Grossmann from Swansea IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Access to Quality Non-Fiction Text: Who Was Milton Hershey?

Help me give my students access to a quality non-fiction text, Who Was Milton Hershey? by James Buckley Jr.

  • $201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our third grade is about to start The Chocolate Touch and I have been on the hunt for a great companion book to read in guided reading groups.

My advanced readers are thoughtful, knowledge-seeking individuals always ready to explore the world around them.

They continually find new topics themselves to explore, which challenges me to up my game in finding new material to engage with.

We are working to expand our higher-order thinking skills and use our metacognitive skills to discuss and expand our thinking.

My Project

These books will continue to enhance my guided reading time and push my above-average readers to the next level. Through rich illustrations and great writing, they will come to know who Milton Hershey was and will be able to learn about aspects of biographies.

My kids love to learn about new people and places, and what better way to engage than with the history of chocolate?

In coordination with our novel study, The Chocolate Touch, I'd like to use Who Was Milton Hershey? as a non-fiction companion piece. They will learn about Milton and his struggles to create his first business, as well as how he spread his success through his community.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Who Was Milton Hershey? • AKJ Education $4.37 20 $87.40
Smart About Chocolate • AKJ Education $5.10 10 $51.00

Materials cost

$138.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$170.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.08

Total project goal

$200.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$200.56

1 Donor

-$113.65

Donations toward project cost

-$113.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$66.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$56.83

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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