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Mrs. Twiss from Southfield MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Falling In Love With Reading

My students need book pouches and dry erase pouches for literacy work.

  • $288 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to learn! They love to move and are excited to find out about our world. They are inquisitive and have many interests that continue to push their thinking. As a class, we work on encouraging each other to focus on our strengths which in turn builds confidence in all that we do.

About 53% of our students are on free and reduced lunch.

We live in a suburb of Detroit. I have 5 special education students and others who are below grade level. In our classroom we learn, laugh and love!

My Project

Creating lifelong learners begins with a love for reading. In order to develop this passion in my students, I need to make good exciting books available to them at all times of the day. So, I need a way for students to transport my classroom library books between home and school. The book pouches provide a sturdy environment for the books and a sense of ownership for the student. The dry erase pouches will allow students to annotate material that is not consumable. It will allow students to write and wipe off their thinking but will not limit the use of the material to only one student.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Store more medium book pouches single color set of 36 neon blue • Really Good Stuff $169.00 1 $169.00
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pockets - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.50 1 $22.50

Materials cost

$191.50

Vendor shipping charges

$20.26

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$244.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.17

Total project goal

$287.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$287.80

13 Donors

-$232.62

Donations toward project cost

-$197.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.74

Matching donations from our partners

-$55.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$46.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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