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Ms. Mellen from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Non-Fiction Leveled Books Part 3

My students need the third set of leveled non-fiction books to meet their end of the school year needs.

  • $592 goal

This project expired on August 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in Los Angeles at a Title I school where 90 percent of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunch. This year I have a diverse group of 28 students. Each year my class size varies from 26-32 students. My students enjoy being at school and especially love reading. They have access to a good classroom library thanks to the Donorschoose donations I've received in the past. I want to continue to grow our library as my students are develop their reading skills so quickly. The kids also come with a variety of interests so I want to ensure that I have more titles that are relevant and interesting.

My Project

This is part 3 of my non-fiction leveled readers project. These specific books will help my fifth graders towards the end of the school year as they move up reading levels. These books will also help my incoming fifth graders that come in reading at higher reading levels. I will use these books during our non-fiction unit for Reader's Workshop. Students will learn comprehension skills during our mini-lesson time and then break into their smaller reading groups. They will read and discuss these leveled books at their independent reading level during reading groups. These books are important because they cover a variety of topics and reading levels. They will also allow me to work with students at their particular reading level.

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

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL733 - Level U Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $53.99 2 $107.98
LL732 - Level T Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $48.99 2 $97.98
LL744 - Level U Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.00 2 $88.00
LL743 - Level T Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.00 2 $78.00
LL734 - Level V Nonfiction Book Bin - Gr. 5-6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 1 $54.99

Materials cost

$426.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.66

Total project goal

$591.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.08

2 Donors

-$591.08

Donations toward project cost

-$502.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.66

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$0.00

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