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Mrs. Patterson from Meridian MS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

High School Students Mentor and Read to Elementary Students

Help me give my students the opportunity to use these Dr Seuss books to read to young students.

  • $211 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a high school class in a Career and Technical School for students interested in pursuing a profession in the education field. My school is classified as a low income school and educates many students from housing projects.

Many of our students lack the opportunity to experience our world outside of their neighborhood, so our teachers and staff try to expose them to as much as possible during our school day through technology, field trips, books, and guest speakers.

Even though our students don't always come with the materials they need to learn, the majority of them come ready and eager to learn!

My Project

I teach 10th -12th grade students who are exploring a future career in education. In my class, my students learn all that it takes to be a future teacher even writing lesson plans and implementing them in the classroom. In addition to working in classrooms weekly, as often as possible, I set up opportunities for them to tutor and read in our local elementary schools.

Since we are a high school classroom and don't have access to materials that most elementary teachers use, we are in desperate need of books for my students to use to read to elementary students in our district.

Although teachers have books in their classroom for my students to use, this gives my students little to no time to practice reading the books before they read to a class. If we had our own set of books, it would give my students an opportunity to practice reading the books. It would also allow them to be able to use them to prepare lesson plans.

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Mrs. Patterson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CB783 - Listen, Read & Rhyme with Dr. Seuss • Lakeshore Learning Materials $43.50 2 $87.00
CB521 - Ten Apples Up on Top! Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 3 $29.97
CB503 - The Cat in the Hat Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 2 $19.98
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$136.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$178.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.52

Total project goal

$210.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$210.11

3 Donors

-$180.09

Donations toward project cost

-$178.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.02

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$0.00

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