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Mrs. Frederick from Pickens SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Club Bonanza

My students need group sets of high-interest novels so that we can create meaningful book clubs within the classroom.

  • $415 goal

This project expired on December 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 40 wonderful fourth graders who come into my classroom! They are all very different in their own ways. More than 80% of my students come from a low income household and do not have the resources they need at home to better their education. I am working to build the best classroom atmosphere with the best materials!

I would love for my students to have access to materials in the classroom that will keep them engaged and excited to read!

They face many different obstacles in their lives and I have the ability to teach them ways around those obstacles! They are still learning new things every day and so am I. I would love to give them the learning environment that is safe and engaging for them to be able to stay focused on learning.

My Project

Books clubs are an excellent way for students to enjoy reading a certain title. This allows the students to read the novels and get together with their group once or twice a week to discuss it. Having new books to begin these book clubs with will help excite the students about the process and about reading them! The books have been chosen with the students in mind for them to enjoy this time more.

With the new sets of books my students will have a nice variety of high interest books to choose from.

The best way to increase the reading ability of students is for them to read more. Having the book clubs set up allows them to discuss more about their reading and hold them more accountable. This project will help my students enjoy their reading time a little bit more!

Mrs. Frederick
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 42 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Charlotte's Web • AKJ Education $6.56 6 $39.36
Shiloh • AKJ Education $6.56 6 $39.36
Frindle • AKJ Education $5.83 6 $34.98
The One and Only Ivan • AKJ Education $5.58 6 $33.48
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing • AKJ Education $5.48 6 $32.88
Serafina and the Splintered Heart (A Serafina Novel) • Amazon Business $6.44 5 $32.20
Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Serafina Book 2) • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Serafina and the Black Cloak • AKJ Education $5.83 5 $29.15
Because of Winn-dixie • AKJ Education $5.28 5 $26.40

Materials cost

$296.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$352.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.18

Total project goal

$414.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$414.53

4 Donors

-$293.02

Donations toward project cost

-$249.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.95

match offer

-$121.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$103.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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