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Mrs. Kindle from Metropolis IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bringing Nonfiction Reading Alive!

Help me give my students access to more nonfiction and informational reading texts.

  • $258 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to 4th grade! We are from the official home of Superman, and I have a room of "super-students."

Many of my students' parents have not gone to college and live in poverty.

Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences. Many of my students have limited resources available to them at home, making it more important than ever to provide them with necessary tools while at school.

My Project

My students need access to more nonfiction reading selections. These books will be used for various project based lessons through the year. One project based lesson the students will choose a person from the past to become an expert on. They will use these nonfiction selections to research facts and present the information to the class.

These new resources will also be used to compare and contrast people from history.

We will use these books across the curriculum to cover Science, Social Studies and Reading. Students will use these text to write extended response essay questions to get ready for state testing.

Mrs. Kindle
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storyworks® Text Set - 1 Book / 10 / 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $2.95 26 $76.70
Civil War with Teacher Resource Pack - Grades 4-5 (10 Items) • AKJ Education $68.74 1 $68.74
STEAM Jobs You'll Love (4 Books) • AKJ Education $32.78 1 $32.78

Materials cost

$178.22

Vendor shipping charges

$7.67

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$218.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.57

Total project goal

$257.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$257.13

3 Donors

-$239.48

Donations toward project cost

-$218.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.92

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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