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Mrs. Lentz from Providence RI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn to Love to Read!

My students need books for their upcoming Units of Study next school year. They need books bins to hold the books and they need reading folders and writing notebooks.

  • $233 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has a 91% poverty rate and the majority of our students receive free or reduced price lunch. The students are extremely diverse and living in an urban setting. They do not have access to many resources at home.

My students are eager to learn and grow academically!

My classroom has 10 students with IEPs and a range of disabilities. My students have been practicing growth mindset. We don't say "I can't" in my classroom, we say "I can't do that Yet". These students persevere and try their best!

My Project

Because of limited resources in my school our classroom libraries are lacking. We are focusing on Lucy Calkin's Units of Study. A big part of this is independent reading time.

My students need high interest books to foster a love for reading and to motivate them to read!

One of the units is a mystery study. My students need mystery books to help them with this unit.

Book bins will help keep our classroom library organized and will provide easier access to the students. After they read students will be writing about reading in their writer's notebooks. Their finished work will go into their writing folders.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Book Bins Set of 6, Blue • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Detective Camp (A to Z Mysteries Super Edition, No. 1) • Amazon Business $5.99 4 $23.96
Freckle Juice • AKJ Education $4.37 5 $21.85
The Mystery of the Stolen Statue (Third-Grade Detectives) • Amazon Business $4.09 5 $20.45
Oxford Twin-Pocket Folders, Textured Paper, Letter Size, Assorted Colors: Red, Light Blue, Orange, Yellow, Green, Box of 50, Holds 100 Sheets (67613) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown: Lunch Lady #4 • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
Lunch Lady and the Bake Sale Bandit (Lunch Lady, Book 5) • Amazon Business $5.59 2 $11.18
Fly Guy and the Alienzz (Fly Guy #18) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Mead Spiral Notebooks, 1 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 70 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 7-1/2", Assorted Colors, 6 Pack (73065) • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
The White Wolf (A to Z Mysteries - A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) • Amazon Business $2.89 2 $5.78
Fly Guy and the Frankenfly (Fly Guy #13) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Young Cam Jansen and the Spotted Cat Mystery • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Young Cam Jansen and the Pizza Shop Mystery • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19

Materials cost

$165.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.90

Total project goal

$232.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.66

4 Donors

-$232.66

Donations toward project cost

-$197.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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