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Mrs. Cochran from Marion NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

No Fear When Reading in English Class

Help me give my students books. I've selected books that will help me to differentiate my instruction to my students. The No Fear books give the original text and modern text to help students comprehend the story.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a low-income school district in WNC, the majority of my students come from low income homes. They are bright and determined to get a better education than their parents. My students apply to our school because it will provide them with a two year associate degree and a high school diploma. These student are hardworking and want to attend a four year university once they complete our Early College Program. Attending my school is a limited opportunity because we only take approximately fifty students per year.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in my students learning because these books are a resource that will help my struggling readers comprehend a difficult required reading of a classic literature reading. In the No Fear books, struggling readers will see the original text and beside it will be a modern summary of the text. This helps my students see the difference in Old English vs modern English. In the No Fear Shakespeare books, the writing is easier to understand and perform. My students enjoy a good play but are reluctant when it comes to Shakespeare because they don't understand the language. These books will make it possible for them to read something they enjoy.

Mrs. Cochran
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Canterbury Tales (No Fear) • Amazon Business $9.87 10 $98.70
A Midsummer Night's Dream (No Fear Shakespeare) • Amazon Business $4.76 20 $95.20
Beowulf (No Fear) • Amazon Business $7.48 10 $74.80
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $8.05 1 $8.05

Materials cost

$276.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.67

Total project goal

$391.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.16

2 Donors

-$170.00

Donations toward project cost

-$166.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$195.58

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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