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Mrs. Soucy from Worcester MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Motivation to Increase Literacy Skills!

My students need a group table and new books that interest them!

  • $1,121 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school eager and ready to learn. I not only teach them the required Common Core but also lifelong lessons that will help them in the future. Specifically, I teach them to have a Growth Mindset. This "Mindset" teaches them to learn and improve, challenge themselves, persevere, and understand that mistakes help them learn. I love it when parents tell me that their child loves coming to school. This positive attitude will hopefully make them lifelong learners.

My Project

My students need books that interest them. It is difficult to get students to read for pleasure when they are not interested in the books available to them. My goal is to have a classroom library of books available to my 6th grade students that they are curious about. I believe students with curious minds become motivated to read for enjoyment instead of just another thing their teacher makes them do.

Students are more likely to become life long readers when they have a selection of books that they are motivated to read.

The more they read the better their literacy skill will improve. A group table will allow the class to participate in "book club" type discussions about what they are reading. Please help make this happen for my students.

Mrs. Soucy
Grades 6-8
Nearly all 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
Norwood Commercial Furniture Adjustable-Height Kidney Activity Table, 72" W x 48" D, Gray/Black, NOR-RCEKD72C-GBK • Amazon Business $285.50 1 $285.50
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) • Amazon Business $5.99 25 $149.75
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.99 18 $143.82
Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Green Ink, Dozen Box (31453) • Amazon Business $22.38 2 $44.76
Paperpro Prodigy Spring Powered Stapler (Color May Vary) • Amazon Business $18.57 2 $37.14
Samsill Heavyweight Clear Recycled Sheet Protectors, Box of 500, 40 Percent Post Consumer Recycled Content, Acid Free, Archival Safe, 8.5 x 11 Inches, Top Load • Amazon Business $35.95 1 $35.95
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $24.67 1 $24.67
Puddin' • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Westing Game: Novel-Ties Study Guide • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
Jumping Off Swings • Amazon Business $7.59 2 $15.18
The Westing Game - Student Packet by Novel Units, Inc. • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
The Magic Misfits • Amazon Business $12.31 1 $12.31
The Trials of Apollo Book Two The Dark Prophecy • Amazon Business $12.09 1 $12.09
Turtles All the Way Down • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
Paper Mate Arrowhead Pink Pearl Cap Erasers, 144 Count • Amazon Business $5.72 2 $11.44
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club (Bccb Blue Ribbon Nonfiction Book Award (Awards)) • Amazon Business $11.33 1 $11.33
The Hate U Give • Amazon Business $10.25 1 $10.25
Milk and Honey • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
The Westing Game: A Puzzle Mystery: Shmoop Literature Guide • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2 The Hammer of Thor • Amazon Business $6.86 1 $6.86
Paperboy • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Beginning of Everything • Amazon Business $6.08 1 $6.08
The Sixty-Eight Rooms (The Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventures) • Amazon Business $6.07 1 $6.07
The Westing Game Student Discussion Guide • Amazon Business $6.00 1 $6.00
Looking for Alaska • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

Materials cost

$908.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$952.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$168.01

Total project goal

$1,120.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,120.06

3 Donors

-$570.06

Donations toward project cost

-$484.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.51

match offer

-$550.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$467.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.50

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$0.00

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