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Mrs. Kenzinger from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comics, Graphics and Illustrations to Help the Reluctant Reader

Help me give my students these graphic novels and comic books so that even the reluctant reader can get excited bout reading!

  • $528 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from mostly low-income families. Our school is an ethnically diverse school and is located on the south side of Chicago. Many of our students speak both English and Spanish. Also, I work with an amazing staff that brings so much passion and energy to our school community.

My students are all very hard working, creative, and insightful.

All of them are 3rd grade students. We am very lucky to work with such a wonderful group of student who fill our days with joy and smiles. They love to learn, laugh and create. They continue to amaze me every day!

My Project

We have many readers who are doing so well with the graphic novels we have in our class. Students really enjoy reading Dog Man, Captain Underpants and other stories that contain interactive graphics!

It would be very beneficial for our class to obtain additional graphics novels/ comic books because they help the reluctant reader and give confidence in comprehension to students who have trouble decoding.

Students can find plot, vocabulary, character, problem and setting information by just looking at and discussing pictures. These pictures guide the reader in helping with all types of comprehension! The children also laugh and share these books, which promotes a caring classroom!

Mrs. Kenzinger
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 Books Collection for Grades K-2 plus Guide to Comics for Every Student! • AKJ Education $412.09 1 $412.09

Materials cost

$412.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$448.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.11

Total project goal

$527.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$527.38

5 Donors

-$263.68

Donations toward project cost

-$224.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.55

match offer

-$263.70

Match offer toward project cost

-$224.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.56

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$0.00

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