You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Miskech from Wilmington NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Literature and Writing

Help me give my students the potential to read the novel called A Tangle of Knots. This novel reinforces a large number of reading and writing standards in our curriculum.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are such a wonderful group of hard working and motivated fifth graders. Their interests vary from loving to learn about the different ecosystems in science class to working on extremely challenging math problems or working on high level reading comprehension skills!

No matter what their academic level is, all of my students work to challenge themselves!

It is so exciting to watch the high achievers gain knowledge that is beyond comprehension for a 10 year old! It is even more motivating to see a struggling learner determined to solve problems of a difficult level because they also want to "accept" a challenge and succeed.

My Project

The novel A Tangle of Knots is written from multiple viewpoints which enable students to understand others' points of view. This novel provides opportunities for students to focus on higher order thinking, such as inferring and vocabulary that many 5th graders need to be exposed to. As we read this novel together, students will strengthen their reading and writing skills by responding to challenging questions in their writing journals. Two topics of the novel are identity and ability, which lead students to discover challenging themes they can apply to their lives. This ties into our social justice unit that will be incorporated into our classroom throughout the school year.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Miskech is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Tangle of Knots • Amazon Business $8.99 16 $143.84

Materials cost

$143.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$187.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.04

Total project goal

$220.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$220.26

3 Donors

-$189.20

Donations toward project cost

-$161.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.48

match offer

-$30.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$25.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Wilmington","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2477686],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4482913,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/literature-and-writing/4482913/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Miskech","authorIds":{"2477686":{"owner":"Mrs. Miskech","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4482913],"proposalHash":"1591702013","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-4_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21330033,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":1016,"proposalURL":"project/digital-learning-in-math-science-socia/5759069/","proposalTitle":"Digital Learning in Math, Science, Social Studies, and ELA!","proposalId":5759069},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDMxMTA4MA==","NjgxMTQ0Nw==","NjgxOTE1Mg==","MjQ3NzY4Ng=="],"teacherId":2477686,"schoolCounty":"New Hanover","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NC","name":"North Carolina"}}