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Mrs. Tursi from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Nooks

My students need multicultural books to see themselves in literature as well as have a window into others' perspectives and experiences. In addition, we need storage containers for our math manipulatives and art materials.

  • $219 goal

This project expired on December 15, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school every day with hardships, pain, and more weight on their shoulders that an average child should. They rely on school to be the most consistent and stable part of their day. We provide them with much more than breakfast and lunch. We provide support, love, a solid education, and invite these students and their families to become a part of our community.

My students have come from all around the world, from many different and often difficult situations.

Despite this, I believe that each one of them can succeed and be successful if given the opportunity. Please help me help them and give them the key to success through a quality education.

My Project

Children need to see themselves represented in literature as well as have a window into other children's experiences and perspectives. These books will help them do just that. In addition, we have many math manipulatives, but I want them organized and accessible for students to use at any given point so the storage container will be of great use.

This year responsibility for their own learning will be a major theme in 5th grade.

I want students to take ownership over their academics and learn that they need to seek out any help or resources necessary for them to achieve. Since I have 35 students I can't possibly be with every student at every moment so I hope with these materials, students will take the initiative and become more sufficient learners.

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

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids 6Drawer Mobile Organizer, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $46.98 1 $46.98
School Smart Non-Toxic Washable Tempera Paint Set, 1 pt Plastic Bottle, Assorted Color, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $28.79 1 $28.79
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $14.85 1 $14.85
The Book of Mistakes • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
14 Cows for America • Amazon Business $8.38 1 $8.38
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
24 Pieces White Paint Plastic Palettes 6 Well Rectangular Watercolor Oil Palette Painting Tray Artist Craft Palettes • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides • Amazon Business $5.56 1 $5.56

Materials cost

$153.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$185.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.75

Total project goal

$218.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$218.33

1 Donor

-$185.58

Donations toward project cost

-$185.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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