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Mrs. Kimberly Oteri from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Science and Social Studies Through Reading

My students need Let's Find Out magazines to bring science and social studies topics to life.

  • $488 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach Kindergarten in a small gem of a school in a big underfunded district. More than half of my students are English Language Learners. My students represent many different cultures from around the world, and most are from immigrant families. My families value education and most of my students are coming to school for the first time. Naturally they come everyday eager to learn. I strive to make learning fun and engaging for my students while representing their cultures and diversity, and meeting the needs of ALL of my students.

My Project

My students have such a natural love for learning. Science and Social Studies topics in Kindergarten can be very easily connected to reading. The Let's Find Out magazines have been a great resource for my students in the past. They each get their very own magazine to explore through. It is a great way to introduce them to non-fiction text. The colorful photos and fun activities are a bonus that help motivate them and make it fun to learn.

Let's Find Out magazine gets kindergartners eager to read and learn!

Each issue brings a seasonal science or social studies topic to life with exciting nonfiction and colorful, real-world photos! Using simple, predictable texts, Let’s Find Out also builds fundamental reading skills like concepts of print, sight words, and phonics. Complete with BIG issues, posters, and interactive online features, Let’s Find Out is the most comprehensive and engaging way to build the knowledge and skills my students need most.

Mrs. Kimberly Oteri
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Let's Find Out, Kindergarten (min. 5 subscriptions per order) - 32 Issues / Min. 5 Subscriptions / Kindergarten • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 60 $345.00

Materials cost

$345.00

Vendor shipping charges

$34.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.18

Total project goal

$487.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.86

7 Donors

-$469.72

Donations toward project cost

-$404.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.66

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.64

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$0.00

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