You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Marquez from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Graphic Novels for Fluency Growth

My students need engaging graphic novels to help their fluency growth.

  • $1,031 goal

This project expired on January 22, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students don't yet believe they can fall in love with reading, but I am out to prove them wrong! So far, they crave more graphic novels and are excited to talk about what they read in the different series we have available. I want them to read what interests them and develop a joy for literature!

My 6th and 7th grade students are redefining possible at our charter school in Texas.

Many come from low-income families and struggle with a variety of issues before they even walk into the classroom. As a Reading Intervention teacher, all 120 of my students are at least a year below grade level in reading. They are hard-working, determined individuals with a desire to attend college; many would be the first to do so in their family. Our goal as a school is to provide rigorous curriculum and build meaningful student relationships, as we prepare them for college and beyond.

My Project

Providing students with a variety of engaging and interesting books is a proven method in creating and sustaining proficient readers. Students have the opportunity to choose and check out which books they want to read, and are given ample time in class every day to dive into their books, uninterrupted. As a 2nd year teacher, my classroom library is still growing, and I look forward to filling it with the books that will spark a love of reading in each of my students.

Reading is a skill students will continue to develop over the course of their entire lives.

It is crucial for students to gain a strong foundation in reading to succeed in high school, college, and beyond. Many of my students have catching up to do, and I am determined to see that they leave middle school reading on grade-level and loving books.

Ms. Marquez
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Marquez is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Naruto Box Set 1: Volumes 1-27 with Premium • Amazon Business $133.92 1 $133.92
Fullmetal Alchemist Box Set • Amazon Business $127.59 1 $127.59
One Piece Box Set: East Blue and Baroque Works, Volumes 1-23 • Amazon Business $127.47 1 $127.47
Bleach Box Set (Vol. 1-21) • Amazon Business $125.99 1 $125.99
Naruto Box Set 2: Volumes 28-48 with Premium • Amazon Business $110.10 1 $110.10
Ouran High School Host Club Box Set (Vol. 1-18) • Amazon Business $81.19 1 $81.19
Death Note Box Set (Vol. 1-12) • Amazon Business $67.91 1 $67.91
Vampire Knight Box Set • Amazon Business $59.17 1 $59.17

Materials cost

$833.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$875.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$154.56

Total project goal

$1,030.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,030.40

2 Donors

-$1,030.40

Donations toward project cost

-$875.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$154.56

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Houston","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2473464],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1630577,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/graphic-novels-for-fluency-growth/1630577/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":50,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Marquez","authorIds":{"2473464":{"owner":"Ms. Marquez","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1630577],"proposalHash":"516137783","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2473464_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1475595009865","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20457007,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzMxMzc5Ng==","MzMxMzMwMA=="],"teacherId":2473464,"schoolCounty":"Harris","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}