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Ms. Watson from Fairfax CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Immigration Inquiry

My students need fiction and non-fiction books about immigration to complete and immigration inquiry arc.

  • $492 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our fourth and fifth grade students at RVCS come from many local communities, are different ethnic backgrounds, are of many varied economic backgrounds, have different beliefs, and are engaged, creative learners starting their second year at a new charter school. Together these students observe, question, collaborate, communicate, and create! Reading and being read to is a highlight for these students. Since we are a new school, we do not have a library for our students to visit each week.

My Project

Fourth and fifth grade students will use fiction stories about various immigration experiences to support their understanding of why people leave their homeland and what difficulties they face in their new home. The non-fiction books will help students as they learn to take notes and turn their research into a piece of informational writing. As a Charter school we do not have a library for the students to visit, so we must depend on a strong and well-stocked classroom library for our students to enjoy reading and research. Your donation will help us with this goal of immigration books for all.

Ms. Watson
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Her Right Foot • Amazon Business $13.79 3 $41.37
Two White Rabbits • Amazon Business $13.26 3 $39.78
A Piece of Home • Amazon Business $13.23 3 $39.69
Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain • Amazon Business $13.04 3 $39.12
The Journey • Amazon Business $11.92 3 $35.76
To Hope and Back: The Journey of the St. Louis (Holocaust Remembrance Series) • Amazon Business $11.31 3 $33.93
Paper Son: Lee's Journey to America (Tales of Young Americans) • Amazon Business $10.63 3 $31.89
The Quiet Place • Amazon Business $9.67 3 $29.01
My Two Blankets • Amazon Business $9.20 3 $27.60
Home of the Brave • Amazon Business $7.48 3 $22.44
Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$350.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.75

Total project goal

$491.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$491.67

9 Donors

-$440.20

Donations toward project cost

-$396.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.53

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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