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

Learning to Read Should be Accessible and Engaging for All!

Help me give my students interesting literature at various reading levels to help them improve their reading skills.

  • $689 goal

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My Students

At my elementary school, we have a broad spectrum of struggling readers. During Reader's Workshop, we encourage our students to select titles that support their interests in order to build a lifelong love of reading. While our students often express their desire for interesting books they can understand, often, they are only able to access books geared towards young children because they are at their instructional level.

I want to provide interesting, accessible, and relevant literature to my 4th grade students, in order to build their reading skills and foster their love for reading.

My Project

My students need new books that interest them and are on their academic and ability level. Much available literature for 4th grade that will appeal to their maturity and interest are written above their instructional read levels.

In order to teach the necessary reading skills, we need authentic texts at a student’s instructional level but not below their maturity and interests.

Saddleback Publishing is one of a few companies that provide high-interest literature at a variety of reading levels and caters to a wide spectrum of learners. We will use these books for independent reading time, book clubs, conversation, and individual reflection. The characters in these stories are age appropriate and come from diverse cultures and backgrounds. The books' themes, rich images, and accessible language will make reading a joy for our students!

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23 donors23 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Red Rhino Hi-Lo Series Fiction(23 Books) • AKJ Education $136.82 4 $547.28

Materials cost

$547.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$585.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.32

Total project goal

$688.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$688.81

18 Donors

-$538.26

Donations toward project cost

-$457.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.27

match offer

-$150.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.55

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$0.00

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