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Mrs. Finley from Waterbury CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Help Bring Fish In A Tree to My Classroom

Help me give my students the gift of literature to enhance their learning experience and build on learning valuable social/emotional skills

  • $171 goal

This project expired on March 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a self-contained behavioral classroom with an awesome bunch of students. They all have varying needs and all require support behaviorally and academically. They all have amazing potential but sometimes feel down about themselves. I want to show them how special and smart they are.

I want to give them every opportunity to succeed by teaching them the skills needed to be successful in school and in the community.

I am trying to ensure that my students are confident in themselves and know how to advocate for themselves.

My Project

I work in a self-contained behavioral classroom where there is a very big social component to the learning experience. I love to find literature that is engaging and teaches a great social/emotional lesson. My students are all working on different levels but all need help in building social skills.

Many of my students also have low self-esteem and this also impacts their education.

I feel bringing this book, Fish In A Tree, into my classroom to read together as a class would be beneficial and inspiring to them. They all need to value themselves and sometimes that takes seeing it from a different perspective.

Mrs. Finley
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fish in a Tree • AKJ Education $6.29 18 $113.22

Materials cost

$113.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$144.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.57

Total project goal

$170.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$170.49

1 Donor

-$144.92

Donations toward project cost

-$144.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.57

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$0.00

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