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Ms. Tomson from Baton Rouge LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Excuse My French!

Help me give my students a connection to the French world through magazines.

  • $307 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from different types of American families but they all have one thing in common: they spend their day at school learning IN French. I can say that my students are pretty special and amazing! They learn math, science, and social studies, like any other 3rd graders, but the lessons are in French!

Amazing, isn't it?!

Thinking that these 8 and 9 year old kids can do that, it blows me away every year. I want to offer them the best environment for their learning.

My Project

My third-grade students spend their day learning subjects taught in French. But what about the French culture? That is not something you can learn through a French version of an American workbook. You need authentic resources for that.

The magazine "Bonjour" talks about French culture from around the world.

It talks about French personalities. It talks about events in French-speaking countries. A simple magazine can open the door of students' mind on the world, and its people. That is how we create acceptance for what is unknown to us and how we hope to create a better world.

Ms. Tomson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 23 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bonjour, French, Grades 6-12, Level 2 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $7.99 24 $191.76

Materials cost

$191.76

Vendor shipping charges

$19.18

Sales tax

$16.78

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$260.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.99

Total project goal

$306.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.59

9 Donors

-$287.30

Donations toward project cost

-$260.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.29

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$0.00

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