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Mr. Schmidt from Milwaukee WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It Is Very Important to Learn to Read Non-Fiction Books

My students need sets of non fiction reading books to read in small groups.

  • $503 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders are superstars. They have a desire to learn and improve themselves. They want to make their parents and loved ones proud of them. My first graders live in an area prone to violence and poverty.

My first graders want to be successful in life.

However, there are many obstacles in their way. The parents I work with want to help as much as possible, but, because they work, it is hard for my students to get help at home. My students work very hard at the tasks I have them do. They try their hardest to understand the curriculum. My students love coming to my classroom every day to learn. They find it a safe and inviting place to be.

My Project

My classroom is lacking non fiction readers. It is essential for first graders to be exposed to non fiction readers. I will use these non fiction reading sets in small groups. We will read and discuss the content of the books. Small groups will also work together on finding out more information about the main topic.

It is critical that we get more non fiction readers into the classroom.

Without these sets of books, my students will not be able to understand this genre of reading. Having these non fiction readers will greatly help my first graders be more successful in school.

Mr. Schmidt
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
American Symbols, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 - Box of 6 titles, 6 copies each title / - / Grades 1–2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $89.00 1 $89.00
Animals, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 - Box of 6 titles, 6 copies each title / - / Grades 1–2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $89.00 1 $89.00
Biographies, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 - Box of 6 titles, 6 copies each title / - / Grades 1–2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $89.00 1 $89.00
Community Helpers, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 - Box of 6 titles, 6 copies each title / - / Grades 1–2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $89.00 1 $89.00

Materials cost

$356.00

Vendor shipping charges

$35.60

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$426.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.34

Total project goal

$502.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$502.28

2 Donors

-$502.28

Donations toward project cost

-$426.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.34

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$0.00

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