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Mrs. Modafferi from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Name That Trait...Character Trait!

Help me give my students engaging books for our character study unit with these book sets!

  • $354 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our student enrollment consists mostly of English as a New Language Learners. These students are constantly facing day-to-day challenges such as learning a new language, adjusting to a new environment, forming new relationships inside and outside of the classroom, and developing skills and strategies on grade level. Their eagerness to learn and pursue their goals motivates me every single day. My job as an educator is to inspire my students not only academically but personally, too. Sharing enthusiasm of learning is a constant goal of mine. Every single day I walk into my classroom, my heart is filled with love and admiration for them all.

I have come to realize that while I strive to change the lives of my students, they end up changing mine.

My Project

Learning to analyze characters in literacy can be a difficult task, especially for New Language Learners. It is extremely helpful and enjoyable to study characters through books of interest. Unfortunately, our library is lacking these eye-catching texts. Our current books are worn out and out-of-date. With the help of adding these book sets, students will be able to befriend their favorite characters and develop the appropriate skills and strategies for our character analysis study. With these new book sets, I know my students will develop a love for reading. Every student deserves a good book; one they can get lost in!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Junie B. Jones (27 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $100.81 1 $100.81
Series Sampler - Diary of a Wimpy Kid (4 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $41.76 2 $83.52
Series Sampler - Nate the Great (5 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $22.41 2 $44.82
My Weird School (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $37.34 1 $37.34

Materials cost

$266.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$300.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.03

Total project goal

$353.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$353.52

5 Donors

-$265.28

Donations toward project cost

-$236.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.54

Matching donations from our partners

-$75.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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