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Mr. Raleigh from Garland TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Survived Reading Series

My students need books that gain and hold their attention. The I Survived book series does just that across many different reading levels.

  • $470 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a very non-traditional teacher. I tend to think outside the box or classroom. I have a tent in my classroom as my reading center and picnic tables as their desks. I think of innovative ways to keep the students engaged with their own learning.

My students are an eclectic group of young people.

They range anywhere from the analytical thinkers to the ones who have had a rough start in life and haven't learned the basics to learning. My class is beginning to be excited about learning and teaching each other. They come to class expecting to learn and enjoy doing it. They struggle like everyone else when things get challenging, however we take those challenges head on and celebrate the small successes until we master the challenge. We have a great class and continue to enjoy the adventures we are taking together this year.

My Project

We will use this reading series for my chapter studies throughout the year. We will develop literacy circles where each group will read the book and analyze all the different parts of the stories. My goal is to pique the interest of the students by this historical fiction series where they will then research on their own the epic events that have happened throughout our history.

The I Survived books will give my students a chance to read and understand events that have happened in history from a perspective of a young person surviving and taking them on their individual journey.

I am hoping to expose my students to events that have happened that they hear about but don't truly understand the impact.

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Mr. Raleigh
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 44 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 (I Survived #12) • AKJ Books $12.40 5 $62.00
I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 • AKJ Books $10.77 5 $53.85
I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters • AKJ Books $9.48 5 $47.40
I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived the Japanese Tsunami, 2011 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived the Attacks of September 11th, 2001 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived #10: I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20
I Survived #11: I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871 • AKJ Books $3.64 5 $18.20

Materials cost

$363.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$398.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.39

Total project goal

$469.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$469.29

1 Donor

-$199.45

Donations toward project cost

-$199.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$234.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$199.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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