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Mrs. Jane Neel from Lake Tapps WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Amazing Students Becoming Amazing Writers!

Help me give my students great samples of great sentences written by great authors!

  • $516 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"We all shine with our own small light; together we blaze like the sun."

We are a 4th grade classroom of Shining Stars.

We enter each day with a happy heart and a joy for learning.

I teach in a school which is located in the Pacific Northwest, but have the opportunity to teach students from all around the world. Our school is a learning community for approximately 500 students. We learn daily from each other's unique backgrounds and work together to make an amazing team of learners.

My Project

Often times teaching a child to become a good writer is one of the more difficult things to teach. I am continuously trying to learn new ways of trying to help students flourish in writing and I came upon a new program that I am very eager to assimilate into my current ELA block.

I am working with a program in my classroom that uses mentor sentences to teach students how to improve their writing skills.

These books not only have amazing plots, but also strong detailed sentences that we are going to use to help us improve our own writing. I am very eager to share the great works of these authors!

This amazing collection of books will not only support my current classroom of learners, but benefit many other students for years to come!

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olive My Love • Amazon Business $34.98 1 $34.98
The Three Snow Bears • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Fawn Hill Co. Rectangular Storage Box for Books | Cute Organizer Basket for Playroom, Closet, Kitchen, Classroom & Bedroom | Stylish Organization Bin Goes Great with Home Decor | Large • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad • Amazon Business $15.13 1 $15.13
The Raft • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
Polar Express 30th anniversary edition • Amazon Business $14.52 1 $14.52
Stellaluna 25th Anniversary Edition • Amazon Business $14.34 1 $14.34
The Wretched Stone • Amazon Business $14.31 1 $14.31
I Wanna Iguana • Amazon Business $13.74 1 $13.74
Owl Moon • Amazon Business $13.47 1 $13.47
I Need My Monster • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Verdi • Amazon Business $11.29 1 $11.29
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Shortcut • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Groundhog Gets a Say • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Rough-Face Girl • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Roller Coaster • Amazon Business $7.55 1 $7.55
How Many Days to America?: A Thanksgiving Story • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
If You Find a Rock • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Dandelions • Amazon Business $7.54 1 $7.54
Grandpa's Teeth (Trophy Picture Books (Paperback)) • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Fly Away Home • Amazon Business $7.53 1 $7.53
Knots on a Counting Rope (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Saturdays and Teacakes • Amazon Business $7.09 1 $7.09
Tar Beach • Amazon Business $7.08 1 $7.08
The Paperboy • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Trouble with Trolls • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
My Great-Aunt Arizona • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Thunder Cake • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother (Aladdin Picture Books) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Fireflies • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Our Tree Named Steve • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Nothing Ever Happens On 90th Street • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00

Materials cost

$370.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.41

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$438.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.36

Total project goal

$515.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$515.75

7 Donors

-$422.00

Donations toward project cost

-$359.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.55

match offer

-$92.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.94

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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