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  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. H.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Math is Much More Than Numbers

My students need a math library to increase their math and literacy skills.

My Students

My students' literacy skills are keeping them from reaching their full potential. In addition, the budgetary crisis is causing my school to stop ordering books and other supplies.

Most of my students are classified as English language learners or former English language learners.

Their reading and writing skills are keeping many of them from being the best students that they can be. I worry that when they reach high school, their lack of literacy will cause them to fail. My children want to do well and be successful, but they lack the skills to make that possible.

My Project

I am requesting a math classroom library that will allow my students to learn about math while improving their literacy skills. There will be a variety of books that are at different reading levels so that there will be something for every ability and every interest. The improved reading skills that my students will gain will benefit them in every class that they take as well as in all walks of their lives. In addition, the added resource of short stories and novels will make the math curriculum come alive for many of the students.

Improvement in my students' reading ability is something that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

By having my students read books about math, they will be making progress in their reading while deepening their understanding of math. Please help!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The I Hate Mathematics! Book • AKJ Books $11.09 1 $11.09
Math For Smarty Pants • AKJ Books $11.09 1 $11.09
Less Than Zero (Mathstart Series), Vol. 49 Stuart J. Murphy, • AKJ Books $4.43 5 $22.15
Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin • AKJ Books $5.88 3 $17.64
Go Figure! • AKJ Books $12.57 1 $12.57
Amanda Bean''s Amazing Dream: A Mathematical Story Cindy Neus • AKJ Books $12.54 2 $25.08
If You Were an Inch or a Centimeter • AKJ Books $5.88 3 $17.64
For Good Measure: The Ways We Say How Much, How Far, How Hea • AKJ Books $13.31 2 $26.62
Chimp Math • AKJ Books $14.05 2 $28.10
Growing Patterns • AKJ Books $16.16 1 $16.16
Polar Bear Math: Learning About Fractions from Klondike and • AKJ Books $13.28 1 $13.28
Sir Cumference and All the King''s Tens • AKJ Books $5.88 5 $29.40
Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter • AKJ Books $5.88 5 $29.40
Sports Word Problems Starring Decimals and Percents • AKJ Books $17.71 1 $17.71
Adventures of Penrose - The Mathematical Cat Theoni Pappas • AKJ Books $8.10 1 $8.10
Fly on the Ceiling: A Math Myth: (Step into Reading Books + • AKJ Books $2.95 5 $14.75
Story of Money Betsy Maestro, Giulio Maestro (Illustrator) • AKJ Books $5.91 5 $29.55
Why Pi? DK Publishing, Johnny Ball • AKJ Books $12.57 3 $37.71
Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland • AKJ Books $5.88 1 $5.88
Math Poetry • AKJ Books $14.36 1 $14.36
Math Dictionary Carol Vorderman • AKJ Books $11.09 1 $11.09

Materials cost

$399.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$440.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.71

Total project goal

$518.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.07

1 Donor

-$518.07

Donations toward project cost

-$440.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 96 students.

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