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Ms. Light from San Antonio TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

*Book Ads*

My students need the King Series books, a digital camera, a digital photo frame, and a few other books to make ads to promote the books they love!

  • $523 goal

This project expired on October 8, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember the first time you read a book you really loved? I want my kiddos to be able to read and share their love for books with their community through digital media.

I teach 22 curious kindergarten and first grade students.

Our school is a Title I school and more than 98% of our students are on free or reduced lunch. Many of my students do not have any books at home. The majority of my students have not been read to before starting school or have had any educational opportunities.

My Project

I will have the children read the King Series books and other great books. Then through digital media, I will have the children make an "ad" to encourage others to read the books they love. We will display the ads on a digital photo frame for all to see. This activity will have the students analyze great literature, and incorporate 21 century learning aide to promote reading!

This project is so important because children need to be able to easily incorporate 21st century learning into their everyday classroom activities.

This project will bridge the gap between the love of reading and technology.

Ms. Light
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 - digital camera • Best Buy $159.99 1 $159.99
HP Secure Digital Card flash memory card - 4 GB - SDHC • Best Buy $14.99 1 $14.99
Sony DPF-D1010 - digital photo frame • Best Buy $129.99 1 $129.99
Kindergarten Collection - Complete Set (10 books) • AKJ Books $11.00 1 $11.00
Memoirs of a Goldfish Devin Scillian, Scillian, Devin, Tim B • AKJ Books $14.36 2 $28.72
COME TO SNOPOOL, DEAR DRAGON Margaret Hillert, David Helton • AKJ Books $15.55 1 $15.55
Dear Dragon Goes Camping Margaret Hillert, David Schimmell ( • AKJ Books $15.55 1 $15.55
Go to Sleep, Dear Dragon • AKJ Books $15.55 1 $15.55

Materials cost

$391.34

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$444.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.39

Total project goal

$522.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.60

12 Donors

-$237.12

Donations toward project cost

-$222.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.02

match offer

-$261.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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