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Mrs. Bradford from Charleston SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Nonfiction Learning From A To Z!

Help me give my students a wider variety of nonfiction books including biographies and animal informational text.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his needs, is good for him." —Maya Angelou. For 180 school days each year, I am in charge of 23-25 second graders. I am responsible for helping develop and guide a love of reading in each of these learners.

Not every child likes the same kind of books.

My goal is to provide a wide variety of books in my classroom so each child may find a book that taps into his or her heart. Once I have tapped into this excitement, learning takes off!

My Project

This wide variety of reading materials will help reach those students who have a hard time finding a book that helps grab their attention. 2nd graders are innately interested in animals and people in our communities. Reading about interesting topics will help build confidence and fluency in reading.

Today's students need to be able to fluently read not only narrative text, but also informative text.

More than half of my classroom library consists of fictional text. My students need hands on copies of nonfiction such as biographies and informational text to use in independent reading as well as my small reading groups. Please help me fill this gap in my classroom library!

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE160X - Gail Gibbons Science Read-Alongs - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $219.00 1 $219.00
Animals, Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Grades 1 - 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $89.00 1 $89.00
ER293 - Easy Reader Biographies • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
STEAM Pack: Grades K-2 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $20.00 1 $20.00
I am Billie Jean King (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52

Materials cost

$419.51

Vendor shipping charges

$10.90

State sales tax

$29.58

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$496.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.58

Total project goal

$583.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.86

9 Donors

-$428.00

Donations toward project cost

-$367.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.45

match offer

-$151.48

Match offer toward project cost

-$128.76

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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