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Ms. Murray from Seattle WA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Launching Readers Into the Beyond

My students need high interest books on their own reading levels to motivate them in their reading lives. I need to move them from beyond learning to read, to loving it!

  • $428 goal

This project expired on December 24, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from varied backgrounds and face many challenges. Many of them are just learning to read in English. They need their learning materials and environment to be fun and inspiring.

My students are English/Spanish Dual Language Learners, which means that our goal is that they will be biliterate by the time they leave us in the 5th grade.

They learn to read in their native language and transition to the 2nd language around 2nd grade. Our school is an International School and we strive to prepare our students to be 21st century global learners and citizens.

My Project

My students need to develop a love of reading. We need high interest books as I launch Reader's Workshop and strive to teach my students to think as they read in order to achieve greater understanding and depth in their reading. The students are building their reading stamina, comprehension, communication skills, writing, and analysis. They need books on their own reading levels that they can take home each night to read.

This project is so important because my students deserve everything.

Their lives are difficult and they do not have books at home to read or anyone who will read with them. Our challenges are great, but our determination to be successful is greater.

Ms. Murray
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 52 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 1 Classic Grade Level Library • AKJ Books $134.14 1 $134.14
Grade 2 Classic Grade Level Library • AKJ Books $112.94 1 $112.94
Grade 2 Bargain Fiction Assortment • AKJ Books $28.99 1 $28.99
Favorite Series Sampler - Young Cam Jansen • AKJ Books $14.76 1 $14.76
Favorite Author Study - Arnold Lobel • AKJ Books $11.81 1 $11.81

Materials cost

$302.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$363.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.18

Total project goal

$427.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$427.84

4 Donors

-$183.00

Donations toward project cost

-$155.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.45

Matching donations from our partners

-$244.84

Match offers toward project cost

-$208.11

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.73

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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