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Mrs. Taylor from New York NY is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Feed Me More....Books That Is!

My students need reading material to improve literacy including a class set of Upfront magazines, The Biography of Malcom X (graphic novel) and 13 Reasons Why.

  • $592 goal

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My Students

When period four comes around, all students know it is time to read. I want to ensure that my students' desire to read never waivers. I don't want to hear "I read that already." Instead, I want my classroom library to be full of new opportunities for students to quench their thirst for reading.

I am an 8th grade teacher in Washington Heights.

My school includes a large population of English Language Learners, who have a passion to grasp the language through reading and writing. Many of my students don't always have books and reading material readily available to them and I want the lack of resources to be one less obstacle they have to face.

My Project

My students will use their stamina reading time to embark on reading journeys. They will sit on the carpets in my room, sit tight in their chairs or rest their backs on pillows to travel through the pages of new books. Once a week we will utilize the classroom magazines to increase our knowledge of current events.

This project will improve my classroom because it will let the students know that our school community is not just confined to the walls of our school building.

Having high interest reading material will enhance classroom discussions and reading and writing will continue to flourish.

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Mrs. Taylor
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The New York Times Upfront, Grades 9 - 12 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 14 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 9–12 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $9.95 35 $348.25
A Child Called "It" • AKJ Books $16.97 1 $16.97
Thirteen Reasons Why • AKJ Books $8.02 2 $16.04
Tuesdays with Morrie • AKJ Books $14.60 1 $14.60
Fear • AKJ Books $12.40 1 $12.40
Malcolm X • AKJ Books $12.37 1 $12.37
The Freedom Writers Diary • AKJ Books $10.94 1 $10.94

Materials cost

$431.57

Vendor shipping charges

$34.82

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.74

Total project goal

$591.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.60

1 Donor

-$295.80

Donations toward project cost

-$251.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.37

match offer

-$295.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$251.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.37

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$0.00

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