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Mrs. Driver from Yonkers NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Capturing The Heart of My Readers With Comic/Cartoon Books

Help me give my students to appreciate, enjoy and become engaged with reading with comics for the classroom!

  • $522 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are superheroes in the classroom. We have many strengths and we use our skills and knowledge we are learning to overcome and work through our weaknesses. As a team, we want to move forward in our reading and writing. We are ready for any challenge! We are learning with the right mindset, we can persevere!

My school is located in an urban school district.

My fantastic fourth graders are hungry to always learn more. They get upset when they have to put a textbook away, and will ask to bring it home to read our current story or topic some more. Some of them are beginning to see that school is getting more intense as this is a big exam year, but learning is more about what skills and tools they need for life and school, not just to take a test.

We want to build our classroom community with a growth mindset, leadership skills, courage to take chances, and build social-emotional skills and strategies to handle academic and personal challenges.

My Project

I tell my students if they get hooked, or completely enthralled with anything in life, it should be books. Falling for an author, genre, style, or character of a book can have a life-long profound effect on students. Kids love cartoons and comics. We enjoyed them in our childhood, and for some of us, even today as adults. They enjoy seeing the dialogue and conflict between the characters. They learn about problem-solving, reading strategies, and life long reading skills without it feeling like "another lesson", when they do reader's theaters, engage in comic/cartoon readings, and other engaging literacy.

It is so important that we expose our students to a variety of methods of reading, so they may develop their own personal connections to literacy.

We live in a world of technology and accessing what we want or need quickly. We cannot leave the fundamental basics of childhood development behind in our fast-paced world. Please support my students with enjoying the basics of reading through a timeless enjoyment of comics/cartoons.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prize-Winning TOON Graphics Collection for Grades 3-5 plus Guide to Comics for Every Student! • AKJ Education $407.54 1 $407.54

Materials cost

$407.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$443.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.29

Total project goal

$521.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$521.94

6 Donors

-$258.32

Donations toward project cost

-$224.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.25

match offer

-$258.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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