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Mrs. Goodale from Edisto Island SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oh the Books You'll Read!

My students need read aloud books and leveled readers to practice comprehension skills!

  • $642 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Title I School where the students have a desire to learn, but they do not always have the supplies they need in order to experience all that the world has to offer to them. The school itself does a great job in encouraging the students to keep alive their desire to learn and strengthen their abilities to work hard to achieve their goals. Overall, my students are respectful and caring kids who have a passion for learning so they can gain the knowledge they need to become better citizens of society.

My Project

The materials in this project focus on getting my students books on their level, introducing them to new authors through chapter books that will be read as a whole class, and getting them to introduced to new reading comprehension skills in mini lessons. To make this happen, my project includes a class set of The BFG novel along with Frindle, leveled readers for my students who need that extra assistance when reading lower level books, and mentor texts for comprehension.

I've noticed that throughout the years, I have been relying on YouTube or the library to provide me with resources for my students and this project will definitely help me not rely so much on outside sources and have the resources my students and I need within the classroom.

Also, I have been using the same chapter read aloud books for the past couple of years and I believe my students, and I, need a change! They need to be able to get books on their level, but also experience new authors, genres, and story lines on their grade level so they can visualize the levels they need to meet to be a great, on level reader.

Mrs. Goodale
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME FOR KIDS(r) Nonfiction Readers Grade 1 Set 1 (10-Book Set) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $50.96 3 $152.88
The BFG • Amazon Business $7.65 15 $114.75
Frindle • Amazon Business $5.64 15 $84.60
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Pack • Amazon Business $31.25 1 $31.25
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3 in x 3 in, Rio de Janeiro Collection, 24 Pads, 70 Sheets/Pad, Cabinet Pack (654-24SSAU-CP) • Amazon Business $15.76 1 $15.76
Owl Moon • Amazon Business $14.68 1 $14.68
The Big Test (Mrs. Hartwells classroom adventures) • Amazon Business $6.95 2 $13.90
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39
Enemy Pie (Reading Rainbow book) • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!) • Amazon Business $9.57 1 $9.57
The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Fireflies • Amazon Business $6.64 1 $6.64

Materials cost

$474.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$545.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.18

Total project goal

$641.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$641.20

6 Donors

-$628.70

Donations toward project cost

-$534.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.30

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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