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Ms. Planthaber from Elmwood Park NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Enhancing Reading with Current Events

Help me give my students the opportunity to stay up to date with current events and enhance their reading skills with Scholastic News articles.

  • $239 goal

This project expired on June 23, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is nestled in a busy suburb in Northern New Jersey.

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly.

We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

The Scholastics News subscription will open up an exciting world of reading for my fifth grade students. They will not only enhance their reading skills, but they will also become aware of current events that are taking place.

Each Scholastic News issue uses short, on-level texts to engage students, build language arts skills, and increase science and social studies knowledge.

All students will be guided through each exciting article with online resources like digital editions, videos, and a Text-to-Speech audio option for lower level readers. These texts will engage students and give them the opportunity to spark a conversation with their peers with their thoughts and opinions.

Ms. Planthaber
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grades 5/6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 5/6 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 27 $155.25

Materials cost

$155.25

Vendor shipping charges

$15.52

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$203.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.84

Total project goal

$238.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.94

6 Donors

-$238.94

Donations toward project cost

-$203.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.84

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$0.00

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