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  • $532 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. C.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

DICTIONARY DISTRESS

The cost of 15 dictionaries and 15 thesauruses from Barnes and Noble is $532, 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>.

As a first grade teacher, SC standards state that I am to teach students to use a dictionary and a thesaurus. Dictionary and thesaurus skills are difficult to teach due to the few dictionaries and thesauruses available in my class. I have a few that are paperback and quite worn. Students would benefit more and have more hands on experience with these books if I had a class set of each. As of now, students have to take turns or share. A whole group lesson on dictionary and thesaurus usage is almost impossible. Students also use these reference books when writing and reading. I am requesting funding for a class set of 15 hardback dictionaries and hardback thesauruses that are age appropriate.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic Children's Thesaurus John K. Bollard, Mike Reed (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $12.76 15 $191.40
Scholastic First Dictionary Scholastic Books, Judith Levey (Editor) • Barnes and Noble $11.96 15 $179.40

Materials cost

$370.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$435.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.63

Total project goal

$531.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$531.26

5 Donors

-$496.00

Donations toward project cost

-$436.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.32

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$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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