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Ms. Sullivan from Carteret NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Independent Reading Books for Classroom Library!

My students need interesting books for independent reading time. We need to build our classroom library to reach all reading levels and interests!

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to our 4th grade classroom! Our classroom is an inclusion classroom servicing students with varying ability levels and needs, coming from a some difficult backgrounds.

We do our best to motivate our students to be the very best they can be!

A number of our students lack the resources and support at home to be successful, so we do our best to support and motivate our students in the classroom. We hope to create the great minds of the future!

My Project

There are strong associations between independent reading and reading achievement, and many researchers believe that independent reading plays a key role in the development of reading fluency (speed and ease of reading), vocabulary, background knowledge, and even spelling.

Not surprisingly, motivation also is associated with independent reading; children who are interested in and motivated to read tend to do more independent reading.

Unfortunately, children with learning disabilities in reading often do not read independently, because they tend to find reading effortful, may have trouble obtaining books at their reading level, or may have generally negative attitudes toward reading as a consequence of repeated failure.

Let's make sure all students have books to help them grow as successful readers!

Ms. Sullivan
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Primates The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas • AKJ Education $10.21 28 $285.88

Materials cost

$285.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$320.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.50

Total project goal

$376.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.67

4 Donors

-$284.45

Donations toward project cost

-$241.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.67

match offer

-$92.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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