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Ms. Leach from Springfield MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Math Through Reading

Help me give my students engage in different math texts to help them love math!

  • $558 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Unique, energetic, determined and curious are just a few words to describe my 3rd graders. Most of my students have many things going on in their lives that could and do prevent them from learning. Helping students overcome those outside obstacles, even if it is just for a day or an hour is amazing to see. Some of these students have been through more tragedy and loss than most of us will see in a lifetime. Their willingness to push forward and thrive is inspiring.

My Project

Students love having books read aloud to them! Any time we are able to come to the carpet and read a good book students are engaged. This can apply to all content areas, not just reading!

With math books students would learn new math topics through an engaging book.

We could read these books on the carpet and discuss different topics through the world of reading!

Students could then access these books as resources from our classroom library. This would give students the chance to read the books on their own to support their learning. They could refer back to them later as well!

Ms. Leach
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Math For All Seasons: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles • Amazon Business $31.03 1 $31.03
FLIP IT Multiplication Card Game - Fast Paced Card Game to Practice Multiplication Tables 1 to 12 - Visual Representation of Multiplication - STEM Learning Tool • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
My Half Day (Arbordale Collection) • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Math Potatoes: Mind-stretching Brain Food • Amazon Business $16.65 1 $16.65
Math Curse • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
The Best Of Times • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Edupress EP63953 Math Splat Game: Multiplication • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Tangled: A Story About Shapes • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Trend Enterprises T-76304 Zoom! Learning Game (100 Piece) • Amazon Business $11.01 1 $11.01
The Power of 10 • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Counting on Frank • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Math! (One Minute Mysteries) • Amazon Business $10.48 1 $10.48
65 More Short Mysteries You Solve With Science (One Minute Mysteries) • Amazon Business $10.39 1 $10.39
My Even Day (Arbordale Collection) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Science! (One Minute Mysteries) • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Math! (You Wouldn't Want to Live Without…) • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
One Odd Day (Arbordale Collection) • Amazon Business $8.09 1 $8.09
If You Were a Fraction (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland • Amazon Business $7.87 1 $7.87
If You Were a Minus Sign (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.37 1 $7.37
Perimeter, Area, and Volume: A Monster Book of Dimensions • Amazon Business $7.06 1 $7.06
Sir Cumference and the Roundabout Battle • Amazon Business $7.05 1 $7.05
If You Were a Plus Sign (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $7.02 1 $7.02
If You Were a Quadrilateral (Math Fun) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter (Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Measuring Penny (Rise and Shine) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Pizza Counting • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Minnie's Diner: A Multiplying Menu • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sir Cumference and the Fracton Faire • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Millions to Measure • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sir Cumference and the Viking's Map • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Fraction Fun • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Grapes Of Math • Amazon Business $6.96 1 $6.96
The Multiplying Menace Divides (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.87 1 $6.87
The Greedy Triangle (Scholastic Bookshelf) • Amazon Business $6.59 1 $6.59
Equal Shmequal (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi • Amazon Business $6.36 1 $6.36
Full House: An Invitation to Fractions • Amazon Business $6.19 1 $6.19
Divide and Ride (MathStart 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
A Place for Zero (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Betcha! Estimating (Mathstart, Level 3) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Give Me Half! (MathStart 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
The Great Divide: A Mathematical Marathon • Amazon Business $5.69 1 $5.69
How Much Is a Million? (Reading Rainbow Books) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Carson Dellosa - Addition And Subtraction War Flash Card Game - Learn Facts within 10 for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade Basic Math, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99
School Zone - Math War Multiplication Game Cards - Ages 8+, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Math Games, Beginning Algebra, Multiplication Facts & Tables, and More • Amazon Business $2.99 1 $2.99

Materials cost

$433.30

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$473.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.61

Total project goal

$557.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$557.40

1 Donor

-$557.40

Donations toward project cost

-$473.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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