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Ms. F. from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for ESL Classroom without Books!

The cost of this proposal is $595, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $595 goal

This project expired on October 12, 2006.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am an English as Second Language (ESL) teacher at Martin Luther King High School in Manhattan where I teach students from countries such as Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Ecuador, and the Domincan Republic. My students are all low-income minorities and do not have many opportunities in life and in education. As a teacher, I want to engage my students and teach them a love for books. I personally believe that learning to love books and reading can change one's life and open many doors for them. Not only does literature broaden my students' horizons, but it introduces them to new themes and ideas that are worth considerable thought and exploration both in the classrom and beyond. With this set of classroom books, I want to engage the students in learning by reading stories that I loved as a child. I think that by captivating their interest in something that has universal themes, such as many of those presented in these books, my students learning experiences will be enhanced. As a teacher, I do not have any books for my ESL students. It is really difficult finding materials for my students and any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you so much for your consideration!

Ms. F.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 92 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Timeless Classics Theme Set • Perfection Learning $239.00 1 $239.00
Tales of Yore • Perfection Learning $5.95 6 $35.70
Tales of Animals • Perfection Learning $5.95 6 $35.70
Tales of Brothers Grim • Perfection Learning $5.95 6 $35.70
Tales of Charles Dickens • Perfection Learning $5.95 6 $35.70
Tales of Rudyard Kipling • Perfection Learning $5.95 6 $35.70

Materials cost

$417.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$487.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.10

Total project goal

$595.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$595.00

3 Donors

-$503.00

Donations toward project cost

-$488.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$92.12

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$0.00

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