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Mrs. Weeks from Taylors SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Excited About Reading?

Help me give my students new, high interest, book titles that will make them excited about reading again!

  • $369 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a fantastic bunch of rising 5th graders! Each student has his/her own unique learning style, requiring a variety of differentiated strategies to help them succeed. The diverse population of our school has about 75% free and reduced lunch.

My kids LOVE reading, and look forward to reading high interest titles that they enjoy.

The literacy environment I have created engages readers, but I would like to make reading more fun by updating book titles in our classroom library. Please consider funding this unique and exciting opportunity for my students!

My Project

Having taught for 14 years I am noticing a decreased interest in reading among my students. Having to constantly compete with technology, students do not have the attention span required to sit down and read a book for any sustained amount of time. Updating my classroom library with high-interest titles, hand selected by my students, will hopefully get them excited about reading again.

Each week I plan to do book talks with the class to introduce new classroom titles and peak their interest about books already on the classroom bookshelf.

It would be my hope that, as oppose to previous years, I hear less moans and groans when I announce it's time to get their browsing baskets to read. Instead I want to hear more CHEERS and YAY'S when students are told they get to read for 20-30 minutes.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Princess in Black 6 Book Set Action & Adventure, Humor & Funny Stories • Amazon Business $75.99 1 $75.99
Dog Man: The Supa Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-6 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $45.94 1 $45.94
Geronimo Stilton Series 1 Collection 10 Books Box Set • Amazon Business $43.69 1 $43.69
Big Nate Series Collection Lincoln Peirce 6 Books Box Set Gift Pack (Big Nate on a Roll, Goes for Broke, the Boy with the Biggest Head in the World, Strikes Again, Flips Out, in the Zone) • Amazon Business $40.99 1 $40.99
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why • AKJ Education $10.91 1 $10.91
National Geographic Kids Everything World War I Dig in With Thrilling Photos and Fascinating Facts • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Weird But True Animals • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
National Geographic Readers: Predators Collection • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Remember World War II Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
National Geographic Readers: Alexander Graham Bell • AKJ Education $4.49 1 $4.49
National Geographic Readers: At the Beach • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Erupt! • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
National Geographic Readers: Albert Einstein • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$260.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.37

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$312.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.22

Total project goal

$368.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$368.13

5 Donors

-$263.00

Donations toward project cost

-$223.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.45

match offer

-$105.13

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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