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  • $476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Perlman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Expand the Non-Fiction Library for my ELL Students!

My students need exciting, fun reading-level appropriate non-fiction science and social studies books to read during our small group literacy time.

My Students

Imagine how you would feel if you were excited to learn more about the world around you, but your classroom didn't contain enough books that you could read confidently, accurately and independently. That's just how my English-Language-Learner students feel right now!

My English-Language-Learner students are bright, curious, creative, and indomitable!

They are working so hard to improve their independent reading skills and they are incredibly hungry to learn more about the world around them. They have a deep desire to read about dinosaurs, insects, large mammals, the human body, communities, careers, and other topics in science and social studies. Right now, our library doesn't have reading-level appropriate books for them.

My Project

If my students receive the library of non-fiction and informational books I'm requesting on their behalf, they will be able to use those texts to become more proficient, confident, and accurate readers. The knowledge they gain from these non-fiction books will help them improve their academic performance across the curriculum. Just as importantly, reading about topics as varied as weather, nutrition, and outer space will whet my student's curiosity to continue reading independently in third grade and beyond!

High-quality books are the cornerstone of any good classroom.

Reading non-fiction and informational texts is an important practice for all students, and especially for English-Language-Learners! The books I'm requesting will make a major impact on my bilingual students by giving them the opportunity to succeed and grow as independent readers! Thank you for any support you can give my amazing students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE991 - Dinosaurs Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $30.50 1 $30.50
RE996 - Earth & Environment Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $33.50 1 $33.50
RE995 - Cultures of the World Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning $35.50 1 $35.50
RE970X - Lakeshore Theme Book Libraries - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning $269.00 1 $269.00

Materials cost

$368.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$404.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.30

Total project goal

$475.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$475.33

2 Donors

-$325.00

Donations toward project cost

-$306.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

match offer

-$115.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$97.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.26

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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