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Mrs. L. from Rocky Mount NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Library I

The cost of these classroom library books is $714, 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>.

  • $714 goal

This project expired on November 24, 2005.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My exceptional students are reluctant to read and their reading “End of Grade” (EOG) scores are Level I and Level II. I am responsible for providing instruction in reading and remediation to prepare them for state EOG tests. I work with students in grades five through eight in a middle school setting. In order to bring up their reading skill level and improve their EOG scores, I need some high-interest low vocabulary reading materials for my students to use, which will motivate their interest in reading. These students will have an opportunity to use these books in the classroom on a daily basis. Our school participates in a district program called "Edgecombe Reads". Our library collection for the school does not have enough of the books that would motivate the reluctant reader. I feel that if my students have books that would appeal to their interest and written at a level they can read, their reading skills would improve. My students need to interact with various genres and need materials that will appeal to them. Each school year approximately twenty students will be exposed to these materials. Adding these great collections to my classroom will enable a number of reluctant students to become more proficient readers.

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

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GT520X - Read-Along Thrillers Series • Lakeshore Learning $165.00 1 $165.00
BF615 - Illustrated Classics Read-Alongs • Lakeshore Learning $129.95 1 $129.95
CV820 - Celebrity Bios High-Interest Readers • Lakeshore Learning $79.95 1 $79.95
TD781 - Great Unsolved Mysteries Series • Lakeshore Learning $47.50 1 $47.50
FA441 - Eyewitness Sports Readers • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
TD782 - Great Unsolved Mysteries Teacher?s • Lakeshore Learning $11.50 1 $11.50

Materials cost

$473.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$585.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$128.48

Total project goal

$713.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$713.76

1 Donor

-$673.07

Donations toward project cost

-$586.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$41.56

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$0.00

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