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Ms. Proctor from New Orleans LA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering a Love of Reading Through Mathematics

My students need this set of Stuart Murphy books to enhance their Mathematics class through literacy.

  • $305 goal

This project expired on May 28, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Foster a love for Mathematics through literacy by traveling the world! Shapes, measuring, counting, equations, help our math lovers find all sorts of fun ways to explore their passion through good books.

We would love to read just for fun and let a love of math lead to a love of reading.

Our school serves students in grades Pre K-8 and provides rigorous academics, fantastic teachers, and a safe learning environment. In one school year, our school performance score went from an F to a C. The teachers and the scholars are consistently working had to our goal to prepare our scholars for success in high school, college and beyond. WE LEAD THE PACK!

My Project

The materials I am requesting will help the scholars in my classroom develop a love for reading through Mathematics. My scholars will learn how to transfer the skills that they learned in ELA, Social Studies and Science into the world of Mathematics by having a "Math Library" at their fingertips. I would like to bring the Mathematical concepts to life through the world of words for the scholars to make real-life connections. This project is also to assist me with my Graduate course at the University of Holy Cross. I am pursuing a Master's Degree in Instructional Leadership with a Reading Specialist concentration.

Ms. Proctor
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
How Much Is a Million? 20th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
If You Made a Million • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Doorbell Rang • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Less Than Zero (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Racing Around (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Lemonade for Sale (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Mall Mania (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Treasure Map (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Elevator Magic, Level 2 (MathStart Subtracting) (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Earth Day--Hooray! (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
3: Rodeo Time (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Dinosaur Deals (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
A Fair Bear Share (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Jump, Kangaroo, Jump! (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Super Sand Castle Saturday (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
Game Time! (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79
Get Up and Go! (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.77 1 $5.77
Too Many Kangaroo Things to Do! (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Divide and Ride (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
The Penny Pot (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
Sluggers' Car Wash (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
The Grizzly Gazette (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
More or Less (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.51 1 $5.51
Give Me Half! (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Weight (Math Counts) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Size (Math Counts) • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95
Betcha! Estimating (Mathstart, Level 3) • Amazon Business $4.69 1 $4.69
Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $4.64 1 $4.64
Hamster Champs (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $4.52 1 $4.52
Spunky Monkeys on Parade (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $4.51 1 $4.51
Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $4.48 1 $4.48
Coyotes All Around (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $4.35 1 $4.35
Bigger, Better, Best! (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $4.34 1 $4.34
The Best Vacation Ever (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
Polly's Pen Pal (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $4.33 1 $4.33
Capacity (Math Counts) • Amazon Business $3.97 1 $3.97
Tally O'Malley (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $3.21 1 $3.21
Tally O'Malley (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $3.21 1 $3.21
Room for Ripley (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $3.04 1 $3.04

Materials cost

$207.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$259.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.71

Total project goal

$304.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$304.73

1 Donor

-$152.36

Donations toward project cost

-$129.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.85

match offer

-$152.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$129.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.85

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$0.00

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