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Mrs. Mickles from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Books!

My students need books to improve their reading skills. We need sets of books for guided reading. My students need small whiteboards to use during math instruction.

  • $822 goal

This project expired on April 6, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Some of my students have not yet discovered a love for reading. I want to be able to provide them with new books to read and enjoy with their classmates. Our books are old and falling apart.

Most of my students come from military families.

They move around a lot. Many have a parent deployed for part of the school year. They are low income families who do their best to support their children. There is a wide range of abilities in my class this year. They are bright, active, creative, and thoughtful.

My Project

My students will be able to read new books with classmates. I will use them to teach guided reading groups as well. My students will have book clubs with their classmates and do book reviews. They will use whiteboards in all subjects but especially math. With the whiteboards, students can quickly show if they are understanding the lesson.

These books, whiteboards, and supplies will help my students with their learning.

They will help me to facilitate learning in the classroom everyday. We use whiteboards already but they are falling apart. Students are currently reading old books that are falling apart. With new books, students will be even more excited to learn through literature.

Mrs. Mickles
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Auntie Claus • AKJ Books $5.83 25 $145.75
Judy Blume (11 bk set) • AKJ Books $63.43 1 $63.43
A Myth, a Fable, and a Fairy Tale Classroom Plays Set: Grades 3 - 6 - 3 plays, 30 copies of each / - / Grades 3–6 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $59.00 1 $59.00
Expo 8.9" x 11.8" Double-Sided Learning Board • Staples Advantage $2.02 25 $50.50
Roald Dahl (7 bk set) • AKJ Books $45.21 1 $45.21
AA338 - Level O Book Bin - Gr. 3 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.99 1 $38.99
AA339 - Level P Book Bin - Gr. 3-4 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $37.99 1 $37.99
AA337 - Level N Book Bin - Gr. 3 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.99 1 $35.99
AA336 - Level M Book Bin - Gr. 2-3 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
Swingline LightTouch High Capacity Desktop 3-Hole Punch, 20 Sheet Capacity/20 lb., Black/Silver • Staples Advantage $32.99 1 $32.99
BX234 - Store-It-All Craft Containers - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
BJ2582 - Wiggly Eyes - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 1 $13.99
Map Skills for Today: Grade 3 - 1 Workbook / - / Grade 3 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $4.95 2 $9.90
Scotch Jewel Pop Desktop Tape Dispenser, Blue, 1" Core • Staples Advantage $8.89 1 $8.89

Materials cost

$597.61

Vendor shipping charges

$6.89

State sales tax

$54.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$698.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$123.20

Total project goal

$821.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$821.34

3 Donors

-$95.80

Donations toward project cost

-$82.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.35

match offer

-$724.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$615.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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