You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Misty from New Orleans LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Stories for Striving Students

Help me give my students high-interest, cross-curricular texts that will spark their interests.

  • $332 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The kids that I teach are a fun and enthusiastic group of 4th - 8th graders enrolled in an extra reading-focused class. These kids receive small-group reading lessons on specific skills that they are working towards mastering. My students are extremely hard-working, and they appreciate the time they have for focused instruction.

Many of my students enjoy reading despite the challenges that occur as they work to meet the high expectations of our current reading and ELA standards.

However, some of them are in need of a spark to reignite the joy of reading literature and informational texts that they experienced as young children. It is my goal to help these kids acquire the reading skills that they need to be successful students, as well as, help them discover confidence and delight while reading!

My Project

My students will apply the reading skills that they've mastered through targeted reading instruction using the high-interest articles in Scholastic Storyworks and Action magazines. These articles will span a variety of topics and genres that will engage my diverse learners. Common-core aligned assessments are included so that I will be able to monitor their progress and make adjustments to their lessons as needed.

Whether it's a debatable current events article, an engaging fantasy story, or an intriguing informational text, my hope is that these magazines will spark my students' interests and make class more enjoyable.

Additionally, the cross-curricular content will help my students build background knowledge and reinforce concepts learned in their science and social studies classes.

Lastly, these magazines include online components that will help me differentiate for individuals, as well as, provide students with digital versions of the texts. I will be able to access the same article at multiple lexile levels to print or assign as an online task. My students will certainly benefit from the variety of content and presentation modes that these magazines have to offer.

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Misty is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic Action, Grades 6-12, Reading Level Grades 3-5 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $9.49 10 $94.90
Storyworks, Grades 4-6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $8.49 10 $84.90
Storyworks® Text Set • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $2.95 10 $29.50

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


6 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New Orleans","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5720272],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"LA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4392811,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":65,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Misty","authorIds":{"5720272":{"owner":"Mrs. Misty","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4392811],"proposalHash":"349939283","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21252786,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTgxNTkyNg==","NTcyMDI3Mg==","NjkyNzU3NA==","Njk2MTA3NQ==","MTU2NzY2","MzkyODg5OQ=="],"teacherId":5720272,"schoolCounty":"Orleans","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"LA","name":"Louisiana"}}