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Ms. Pitts from West Haven CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Give Us The Giver!

My students need a class set of The Giver to read together.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are sixth graders, attending an intermediate school, in Connecticut. They come from all areas of town and are mostly from an urban setting. Most of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch. In our district, funding is extremely limited, and access to resources are almost non-existent. I want my classroom to be a place where my students can comfortably learn, in a safe and exciting environment, but I also want to give them every opportunity possible to help them succeed.

My Project

A large portion of my students are readers. They love to read and are always looking for new books. Others are not hooked yet. After finishing a read aloud, earlier this year, I mentioned doing literature circles in our class. The students were excited. Now all I need are the books!

By having a class set of The Giver, my higher students will be able to read in their groups with more independence, and my struggling readers will have the opportunity to work with more assistance, so they can develop vocabulary and comprehension skills.

By providing us with a class set of the book, The Giver, my students will be able to explore dystopian society on their level. This book will challenge them to think about the world around us and the choices we make. Thank you for considering our project.

Ms. Pitts
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Giver • AKJ Education $6.56 30 $196.80

Materials cost

$196.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.54

Total project goal

$270.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.29

2 Donors

-$185.14

Donations toward project cost

-$157.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.77

match offer

-$85.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$72.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.77

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$0.00

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