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Ms. Torres from Norfolk VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

News for Every Reading Level

Help me give my students Scholastic News magazines for the opportunity to read about current events at their reading level!

  • $262 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a wonderful group of fourth graders who love hands-on learning! We are a Title I Priority School in an urban community. The students in our school are considered economically disadvantaged and all students receive free breakfast and lunch. Despite the many obstacles my young children face they are all committed to learning more everyday. Many of the children have been in classes together since kindergarten creating many interesting, sibling-like relationships. They both support and challenge each other every day.

My students come to school with the goal of becoming a better reader.

They listen intently during read-aloud and participate enthusiastically during shared reading time. These children are constantly grabbing new books from our classroom library to read individually and with their peers. This excitement for reading is a love I hope to ingrain in my students so they become life-long readers.

My Project

Scholastic News Magazines makes non-fiction text interesting to students by providing them with articles on current events. Each magazine has a quiz to test students' reading comprehension. Each magazine issue comes with activities that the teacher can use to facilitate learning even further. Magazines encourage all students to read by giving them a different medium than your typical book.

By acquiring issues at three different grade levels I will be able to meet the needs of all the students in my classroom.

I have a wide range of reading abilities in my classroom and these magazines will help me teach each student skills that they need to further their abilities.

Ms. Torres
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 1 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 32 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 1 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 10 $57.50
Scholastic News, Grade 2 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 32 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 2 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 10 $57.50
Scholastic News, Grade 4 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 4 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 10 $57.50

Materials cost

$172.50

Vendor shipping charges

$17.25

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$222.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.24

Total project goal

$261.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.58

2 Donors

-$130.79

Donations toward project cost

-$111.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.62

match offer

-$130.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$111.17

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.62

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$0.00

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