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Mr. Nicholson from Bakersfield CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fill My Book Bag Part 2!

Help me give my students Mr. Popper's Penguins and Charlotte's Web for shared readings during English Language Arts!

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

For most students, being able to self-regulate their behavior in the classroom is normal. Some students need extra support in being able to learn how to self-regulate, identify, and control their emotions. When a student's behavior impedes their ability to learn or disrupts the learning environment of their fellow peers, it may be deemed necessary for a student to be placed in a more restrictive learning environment.

My classroom is a special day class that services students with identified behavior disorders.

In addition to teaching students English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science, my program provides explicit social skills training in order to hopefully integrate our students back into a general education classroom.

My students are very funny and intelligent! They have difficulty focusing on a task for a long time, but what kid doesn't? They are full of energy and always excited to learn!

My Project

Reading is a fundamental skill all students need in order to succeed in school. In the age of iPads, computers, video games, and smartphones, holding students' attention with a book has become a challenge.

I need literature that will capture my students' attention!

I believe "Mr. Popper's Penguins" and "Charlotte's Web" will capture my students' attention long enough to teach skills such as reading comprehension, decoding mutli-syllable words, and fluency. In addition, there are movies that are attached to these classics. I have had a high rate of success capturing students' attention with books, when promises of movies are attached. I will do anything to strengthen my students' reading skills. Please help my class in our endeavors to become strong readers!

Mr. Nicholson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Charlotte's Web (Trophy Newbery) • Amazon Business $7.49 10 $74.90
Mr. Popper's Penguins • Amazon Business $4.99 10 $49.90

Materials cost

$124.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.66

Total project goal

$197.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$197.75

1 Donor

-$98.88

Donations toward project cost

-$84.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.83

match offer

-$98.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$84.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.83

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$0.00

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