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Ms. Whicker from Payson UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leading a Life of Literacy!

My students need books to help them diversify their interest in reading! We've voted on a variety of fiction and nonfiction books that will benefit us as well as large scissors to help with our projects.

  • $363 goal

This project expired on August 24, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have a zest for learning and LOVE to discover new things! One goal we have set this year is to help them be more hands on and discover new books and genres in reading. We also have a goal to help them apply their gained knowledge and share it with those outside of our classroom! Including parents, school peers, and reaching beyond our local town through our class website.

As they learn and discover through books and literature, their zest for learning increases exponentially!

Having these literature materials in our classroom will give them the tools to keep that fire burning, especially as we discover and continue to develop our love for reading in the 5th grade.

My Project

This collection of books (Peter and the Starcatchers, The I Survived Series, Worst Friends, etc) will help my students increase the value of reading and literature in their lives.

We have gotten in the habit of re-reading the same books over and over again-and we need to diversify our interests to keep our love of reading alive!

We have voted on a variety of books that include both fiction and nonfiction that have to do with our 5th grade core. This will help my students foster their interest in reading and keep their love of literature alive!

We will use these books during our free read times and our Guided Reading Hour. Some of these also become our Read-Aloud books to capture and intrigue interest in some specific genres.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Precision Scissor, 8-Inches (1448) • Amazon Business $2.78 30 $83.40
I Survived Collector's Toolbox (I Survived) • Amazon Business $38.88 1 $38.88
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
City of Lies (The Keepers Trilogy) • Amazon Business $21.94 1 $21.94
The Kane Chronicles Box Set • Amazon Business $20.75 1 $20.75
Weird But True Collector's Set (Boxed Set): 900 Outrageous Facts • Amazon Business $16.46 1 $16.46
Worst of Friends: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the True Story of an American Feud • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Museum of Thieves (The Keepers) • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
Peter and the Sword of Mercy (Peter and the Starcatchers) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Peter and the Starcatchers • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers) • Amazon Business $9.66 1 $9.66
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon (Peter and the Starcatchers) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Graveyard Plot (Jason Strange) • Amazon Business $5.93 1 $5.93

Materials cost

$274.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.42

Total project goal

$362.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$362.81

2 Donors

-$309.87

Donations toward project cost

-$308.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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