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Ms. Bryden from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let\'s read about MATH!!!

The cost of one Snack Math Book Collection, one Math Literature Collection, on Math Matters!- Problem Solving Stories, and one Math and Literature Resource Book from Lakeshore Learning is $266, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $279 goal

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I teach third grade in an low-income inner-city Chicago school. My students come from very challenging homes where, unfortunately, many of their families do not provide many teaching moments for them at home. As a result, school is often the only time when they are engaged in learning. My students LOVE to read. They love to learn about the world around them and discover new things through the world of books. On the flip side of that, math tends to be more challenging for them as they are often telling me they \"don\'t get it\". In recent years, authors have done a great job at writing children\'s books that teach about math concepts. In the past year I have tried to tie more literature into my math lessons. I have seen, even months later, my students seem to remember more about the math topics when I read a book to make the material more real to them. I would love to have a collection of math books in my classroom to make math more \"real\" and fun for the kids. How exciting would it be to learn fractions through the \"Hershey Chocolate Book\" or learn probability through a book called \"Probability Pistachio\"! If you sponsor this request my children will start to love math as much as they love reading!!!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA471 - Math Literature Collection - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning $69.50 1 $69.50
RA316 - Snack Math Book Collection • Lakeshore Learning $49.50 1 $49.50
AT216 - Math Matters! Problem Solving Stories • Lakeshore Learning $49.50 1 $49.50
BV472 - Math and Literature Resource Book - Gr. • Lakeshore Learning $18.50 1 $18.50

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