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Mrs. Serban from Cleveland OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Adventures in Reading

Help me give my students a variety of reading resources as well as hands-on manipulatives to aid in improving reading comprehension and vocabulary use.

  • $566 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with 4th graders who are struggling in the areas of Reading. I see these students on a daily basis for 30 minutes a day. Some of my students find Reading to be somewhat difficult and boring at times.

My students love to read current events as well as investigative mysteries.

They love when I introduce a current events article or a passage where they find out something they didn't know. I want to provide for them a variety of passages in order to make them excited to read again.

My Project

I chose the 4th Grade Bundle Pack for this project because it includes a variety of reading passages for my students. It includes some nonfiction passages, high interest passages, vocabulary practice skills, and grammar/writing skills.

In a world where students are constantly on their iPhones and tablets, it is very hard to keep their attention and also find passages that are interesting to read.

This bundle includes some mystery passages that will "hook" students and as a result will motivate them to continue reading the passage. When they are interested in a topic, it opens up discussion between them which in return enables them to retain more of the information read.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KT7444 - Fourth Grade Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $439.88 1 $439.88
DD814 - Reading Comprehension Daily Practice Journal - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$443.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$480.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.80

Total project goal

$565.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$565.33

7 Donors

-$363.74

Donations toward project cost

-$310.53

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.21

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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