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Ms. Bell from Stone Mountain GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Tell the Meaning Of...

My students need a class set of 40 Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus books to improve reading comprehension and increase vocabulary.

  • $798 goal

This project expired on May 16, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In reading class, my students will easily avoid reading words because they don't recognize or understand what its meaning. I want them to understand that "Through literacy you can begin to see the universe." - Grace Slick

We are a Title I charter school in Fulton County, Georgia.

Many of our students attend our school because their parents desire a choice in their education. Many schools in their area are overcrowded and understaffed. Parents want their children to feel as if teachers care about their education, and my school definitely cares!

My Project

My students will have daily access to the dictionaries that will assist them in identifying the meaning of unknown words that will help them to comprehend the text they're reading. The thesaurus within the dictionary will assist students in increasing their vocabulary by using more descriptive language in their writing rather than using "boring" words over and over.

Your generous dontations will help improve reading literacy and comprehension, increase vocabulary, and ultimately increase test scores!

Please assist us in reaching these goals prior to the end of the school year!

Ms. Bell
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus - Paperback • Encyclopedia Britannica $14.95 40 $598.00

Materials cost

$598.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$678.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.69

Total project goal

$797.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$797.92

1 Donor

-$797.92

Donations toward project cost

-$678.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$119.69

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$0.00

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