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Ms. Luedtke from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mentors Can Be Books Too!

Help me give my students mentor texts to use in reading and writing.

  • $676 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a family! My students support and encourage each other to be their very best.

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning, although the method in which they learn best varies greatly.

I incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, alternative seating and hands on activities to ensure that each student's needs are met.

They are truly an incredible group, and I am so thankful to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

The resources in this project will be used as mentor text in both reading and writing. In third grade, we do do a reading and writing unit on folktales. I want the kids to immerse themselves in folktales so they compare and contrast fairy tales, fables and tall tales. The students will also use these resources as mentor texts as they create their own folktale.

These resources will make folktales available to all students in my classroom.

My goal is to introduce my students to new fairy tales or fractured fairy tales as well as teach them about fables and tall tales.

Ms. Luedtke
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls) • Amazon Business $21.56 2 $43.12
The Never Girls Collection #2 (Disney: The Never Girls) • Amazon Business $19.58 2 $39.16
The Never Girls Collection #3 (Disney: The Never Girls) • Amazon Business $16.77 2 $33.54
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China • Amazon Business $15.44 2 $30.88
Seriously, Cinderella Is SO Annoying!: The Story of Cinderella as Told by the Wicked Stepmother (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Adelita: A Mexican Cinderella Story (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $17.20 1 $17.20
Prince Cinders (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $17.20 1 $17.20
Hansel and Gretel (Picture Puffins) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Believe Me, I Never Felt a Pea!: The Story of the Princess and the Pea as Told by the Princess (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $16.96 1 $16.96
Ant and Grasshopper • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Three Ninja Pigs • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
The Three Little Pigs • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Goldilocks and the Three Bears • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $14.24 1 $14.24
The Lion & the Mouse • Amazon Business $14.21 1 $14.21
The Paper Bag Princess (Classic Munsch) • Amazon Business $13.96 1 $13.96
Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection: Books 1-3 • Amazon Business $13.35 1 $13.35
The Boy Who Cried Wolf • Amazon Business $13.21 1 $13.21
Stink: The Absolutely Astronomical Collection: Books 4-6 • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
The Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Princess and the Pizza • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Little Red Riding Hood • Amazon Business $7.86 1 $7.86
The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Red Riding Hood (retold by James Marshall) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Jack and the Beanstalk • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Judy Moody and Stink: The Holly Joliday • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Trust Me, Jack's Beanstalk Stinks!: The Story of Jack and the Beanstalk as Told by the Giant (The Other Side of the Story) • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
It's Raining Cats And Dogs: Making Sense of Animal Phrases • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95
The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde • Amazon Business $6.41 1 $6.41
The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate • Amazon Business $5.61 1 $5.61
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party • Amazon Business $5.57 1 $5.57
The Princess in Black • Amazon Business $5.55 1 $5.55
Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Stink and the Midnight Zombie Walk • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
Stink and the Shark Sleepover • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$536.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.04

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$574.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.32

Total project goal

$675.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$675.44

5 Donors

-$337.72

Donations toward project cost

-$287.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.66

match offer

-$337.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$287.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.66

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$0.00

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