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Mrs. Hochman from Glenolden PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Worms!

My students need reading material! I want to create life-long reading lovers!

  • $245 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

My students are creative, clever and very spontaneous.

They like to move, they love to read and love lots of positive attention. Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical". From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.

My Project

Reading gives you superpowers! My students are in need of some powers, for sure! Teaching in a low-income area in Philadelphia has it's needs. My kids love to read, but do not have the funds to supply a library of their own. My goal is to introduce amazing novels that they will remember and want to read again and again! As a child, I absolutely loved reading Roald Dahl books. Matilda is a classic and to this day, I remember the smile on my face as I read this amazing story! I am hoping my middle-school students will want to devour these novels and become avid readers of their own.

Mrs. Hochman
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Matilda • AKJ Education $5.83 30 $174.90

Materials cost

$174.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$207.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.62

Total project goal

$244.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$244.14

5 Donors

-$244.14

Donations toward project cost

-$207.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.62

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$0.00

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