You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Erickson from Topeka KS is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

POP into a Good Book

My students need games and passages to help improve their reading comprehension.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year third grade teacher at a school that wants to incorporate STEAM and blended learning in our classrooms while in a low-income/high poverty school district. STEAM is expected to be used daily in our school. My students are faced with challenges both inside and outside of the classroom.

Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep learning creative and meaningful in my classroom.

These students will each have their own individual and unique needs. These tools will help each of these students be the most successful in the classroom. Our school is comprised of students ranging in age from pre-school to fifth graders. Our school embraces the use of differentiation and modification in the classroom to enhance student learning and meet the students' needs. Many of my students are being raised in single parent households and receive free lunch based on their socioeconomic status, potentially preventing my students from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences needed for college and career readiness. While in my classroom, I hope to give students a positive experience they need to gain these life experiences in the classroom.

My Project

These materials will help students within my entire grade level gain reading comprehension.

This project will include "Pop" games that help students sight word fluency as well as passages that will help with specific skills such as main idea, inferencing, central message, and more.

These skills are detrimental to a student's success in the classroom and in life. These items will be used during guided reading centers as well as with intervention groups. We will be focusing on these skills to ensure that students are understanding the topics and are growing their comprehension skills.

As a first year teacher, I have noted the importance of having a range of reading materials so that I can help differentiate for all of the students in my classroom. These materials will be hands-on games and activities that will help the students learn while I am working one-on-one with other students.

Ms. Erickson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Erickson is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC465X - High-Interest Intervention Reading Folders - Gr. 2-3 - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $115.00 1 $115.00
Pop for Sight Wordstm Game • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46
Pop for Blendstm • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46
Pop for Word Familiestm • Kaplan Early Learning Company $8.46 1 $8.46

Materials cost

$140.38

Vendor shipping charges

$5.00

State sales tax

$9.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$187.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.07

Total project goal

$220.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$220.46

1 Donor

-$220.46

Donations toward project cost

-$187.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.07

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Topeka","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4537801],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"KS","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3096296,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/pop-into-a-good-book/3096296/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Erickson","authorIds":{"4537801":{"owner":"Ms. Erickson","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3096296],"proposalHash":"-1832074680","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4537801_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1499865829725","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20956970,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjA5OTMxMg=="],"teacherId":4537801,"schoolCounty":"Shawnee","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"KS","name":"Kansas"}}