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Ms. Unthank from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fuel for Thought

Help me give my students fiction and nonfiction magazines that will pique their interest.

  • $511 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 22 bright and eager elementary school students, ranging in age from 9 to 11 years old. They are bright and able, willing to learn and eager to work. They can get very antsy and are easily distracted. Some of my students enjoy working alone while others love working collaboratively with peers.

There are many different languages spoken by families in our urban district.

We service students in a Title I district. 80% or more of our students qualify for free and reduced lunch. Their needs are as diverse as they are. But all students need to feel challenged and successful, as well as safe and comfortable.

My Project

My students love to read. I want to help them understand that reading can be fun and is something that happens in many different forms.

StoryWorks and Super Science Magazines, from Scholastic, will help them read fiction and nonfiction on their level, and will be different and meaningful each time they read it.It will spark their imagination and build their background knowledge in many different areas.

Pricking their imagination is important because it increases motivation and creative thinking. Reading these magazines will help my students see that reading is for relevant purposes and continues to be important in current times, not just a long time ago.

Ms. Unthank
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
Storyworks, Grades 4 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 6 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 4–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $8.25 23 $189.75
SuperScience, Grades 3 - 6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 8 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grades 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $7.49 23 $172.27

Materials cost

$362.02

Vendor shipping charges

$36.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$433.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.53

Total project goal

$510.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$510.18

1 Donor

-$510.18

Donations toward project cost

-$433.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.53

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$0.00

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