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  • $267 goal

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Mrs. Beckett
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Our Forecast: A Wave of Learning About Weather is Approaching

My students need nonfiction reading materials to enhance their learning about weather.

My Students

I currently have 24 students in my third grade classroom who come from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. They come to me possessing various learning styles with a wide range of academic abilities. My students are eager, energetic and love to learn. With each month it seems the expectations for student learning continue to rise. For the students to achieve these rising goals, we must provide them with a solid academic foundation. By differentiating instruction and meeting children at their various levels to take them to new heights and provide hands-on activities to enhance and encourage learning will help build a strong academic foundation for all students.

My Project

My third grade scientists will soon be learning about weather. I am requesting a set of nonfiction Magic Tree House books for a class novel to integrate Language Arts and Science which we will read together. I am also requesting other nonfiction books to create a mini library of weather related literature.

Providing and reading many books about weather will help create a literature-rich environment for my students as they learn about science standards.

These books will be read aloud to students, read by students to self or to a partner, and used as resources for learning.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Twisters and Other Terrible Storms: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #23: Twister on Tuesday • Amazon Business $4.22 24 $101.28
Scientific Explorer Wacky Weird Weather Kit • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Tornado!: The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Extreme Weather: Surviving Tornadoes, Sandstorms, Hailstorms, Blizzards, Hurricanes, and More! (National Geographic Kids) • Amazon Business $9.33 1 $9.33
National Geographic Kids Everything Weather: Facts, Photos, and Fun that Will Blow You Away • Amazon Business $9.24 1 $9.24
The Everything KIDS' Weather Book: From Tornadoes to Snowstorms, Puzzles, Games, and Facts That Make Weather for Kids Fun! • Amazon Business $7.74 1 $7.74
Lightning • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Tornadoes! • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
Weather • Amazon Business $6.29 1 $6.29
Down Comes the Rain (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
Tornadoes • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Flash, Crash, Rumble, and Roll • Amazon Business $4.85 1 $4.85
National Geographic Readers: Weather • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Storms! • Amazon Business $3.46 1 $3.46

Materials cost

$193.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$226.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.03

Total project goal

$266.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$266.84

4 Donors

-$244.81

Donations toward project cost

-$226.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.03

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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