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Mrs. Baxter from Woodbridge VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Our Brain With Non-Fiction Text!

My students need leveled non-fiction texts and comfortable places to read!

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Title 1 school believes that every child matters and does whatever it takes to see success in each individual student. My class is made up of 22 energetic, kind, and enthusiastic first graders. Each of my students bring diversity and various learning styles to our classroom. 13 of my 22 students are English language learners who speak Spanish or Vietnamese. They show a passion for learning new topics from non-fiction texts. My students particularly enjoy science and social studies and will go to the school library to seek out books on topics that we are learning about. I’m so lucky to be a teacher of such enthusiastic, lifelong learners!

My Project

My classroom library is by far the class favorite spot inside of my classroom. My students will thrive with the opportunity to have non-fiction leveled texts to read in our library that directly correlate to our science experiences. They have shown such an excitement for non-fiction books, and I want to give them the opportunity to read books they are interested in learning more about. My hope is that non-fiction texts become the books that my students grab during book shopping. The reading spots with wobble cushions will boost our engagement during independent reading time.

Mrs. Baxter
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG860X - Learning Science Libraries - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $259.00 1 $259.00
FB710X - Eyewitness Nonfiction Readers - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning Materials $149.00 1 $149.00
LC511BU - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 4 $59.96

Materials cost

$467.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$504.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.11

Total project goal

$594.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.09

7 Donors

-$396.05

Donations toward project cost

-$336.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.39

match offer

-$198.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$168.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.71

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$0.00

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