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Ms. Betancourt from Fort Worth TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Club Literacy

My students need the Authentic Spanish Language Collection- Grade 5 (20 Books) so they can access reading in their native language. They also need the other books to participate in Book Clubs and studies with peers.

  • $663 goal

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My Students

Literacy is a key determinant in a child's lifetime educational attainment. The students learn reading and writing in my classroom. They are inquisitive, talented and eager to learn. There are three groups of fifth graders in my classroom, each classroom is it's own unique environment, but they are all connected through reading.

Literacy is a key determinant in a child's lifetime educational attainment.

My school serves a low income and primarily minority population. We have a lack of books and resources that negatively affects their access to a proper literary education. I want them to have greater literary opportunities, and this projects will help me reach this goal.

My Project

My students are in a Dual Language program that is designed to help them develop into bilingual and biliterate students. The resources are not sufficient at my school despite the large Latinx population. The Authentic Spanish Language Collection- Grade 5 (20 Books) will help the students have access to books that will help them reach the programs goal.

During my time as a teacher I have seen the positive impact of novel studies.

However, I have not had the resourcess and having multiples of books at different reading levels will level my library and allow me to hold book clubs.

Ms. Betancourt
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Authentic Spanish Language Collection- Grade 5 (20 Books) • AKJ Education $182.84 1 $182.84
The Crossover • AKJ Education $11.62 4 $46.48
Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 • AKJ Education $9.58 4 $38.32
Matilda • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
Becoming Naomi Leon • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
Fantastic Mr. Fox • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
Holes • AKJ Education $5.83 4 $23.32
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.58 4 $22.32
Inside Out and Back Again • AKJ Education $4.98 4 $19.92
A Wrinkle in Time • AKJ Education $4.96 4 $19.84
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $4.85 4 $19.40
My Name Is Maria Isabel • AKJ Education $4.37 4 $17.48
Chocolate Fever • AKJ Education $4.21 4 $16.84
Judy Moody Saves the World! • AKJ Education $4.21 4 $16.84
The World According to Humphrey Book 1 • AKJ Education $4.37 2 $8.74

Materials cost

$525.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$563.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.44

Total project goal

$662.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$662.94

6 Donors

-$632.94

Donations toward project cost

-$538.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.94

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

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$0.00

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