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Ms. A. from El Paso TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dictionaries for Future Doctors, Teachers, and Police Officers

My students need accurate dictionaries to increase their vocabularies for their reading and their writing. They want them. Please help us.

  • $388 goal

This project expired on July 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each student in my Fourth Grade English Language Arts, Reading, and Social Studies classroom desperately wants and needs an illustrated Children's Dictionary to keep in our classroom. Their minds are hungry for the vocabulary and diagrams that will prepare them for their careers.

How frustrating it has been for them to search for words in the tattered, old paperbacks that we have and never find the meaning!

The vocabulary spectrum is too limited. The verbiage is outdated and inaccessible. Our future professionals need quality support and preparation.

My Project

Can you imagine your future doctor or the doctor of your children trying to learn about the systems in the body with only written descriptions in outdated terms? Can you imagine the future teachers of your grandchildren trying to learn grammar, mathematics, and science concepts without accurate definitions in their resources to guide them? Can you imagine our future law enforcement officers with spelling abilities and vocabularies that were stunted by lack of adequate resources?

It's unthinkable, yet this is the risk we are currently facing.

You can help make all of our futures brighter! Please buy our class an illustrated new dictionary for each desk.

Ms. A.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Macmillan Dictionary for Children • Amazon Business $13.59 4 $54.36
Macmillan Dictionary for Children • Amazon Business $13.59 4 $54.36
Macmillan Dictionary for Children • Amazon Business $13.59 4 $54.36
Macmillan Dictionary for Children • Amazon Business $13.59 4 $54.36
Macmillan Dictionary for Children • Amazon Business $13.59 4 $54.36
Macmillan Dictionary for Children • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Macmillan Dictionary for Children • Amazon Business $9.56 1 $9.56

Materials cost

$294.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$329.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.12

Total project goal

$387.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$387.49

1 Donor

-$387.49

Donations toward project cost

-$329.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.12

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$0.00

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