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

Creating Lifelong Learners

My students need short examples of good literature from many different genres with Storyworks magazine.

  • $339 goal

This project expired on December 10, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school with many diverse learners! Each child comes to school with their own experiences and backgrounds. Many of the students that attend have limited access to literature due to their economic status. Despite that, they love learning, reading and coming to school!

Fourth grade students are at that inbetween stage of being dependent on adults, yet yearning for their independence!

It is easy to fall in love with these kids! My goal is to teach them to become more independent readers, thinkers, and writers!

My Project

Fourth grade students typically shy away from long chapter books unless they are avid readers. With Storyworks magazines I want to give my students a taste of good literature and give them the skills they need to be confident enough to pick good books. The stories and articles are short enough to keep their interest, yet rigorous enough to teach the skills needed for success.

Storyworks magazines will allow even the most reluctant readers to build confidence in themselves.

I plan to use the magazines with the whole class and also in small groups. I am excited to be able to give my students this opportunity!

Mrs. Graf
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storyworks, Grades 4 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 4–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $8.25 28 $231.00

Materials cost

$231.00

Vendor shipping charges

$23.10

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$287.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.75

Total project goal

$338.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$338.31

2 Donors

-$338.31

Donations toward project cost

-$287.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.75

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$0.00

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