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  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Cross
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

Promoting Literacy in the Science Classroom

My students need 36 dictionaries to replace the worn out ones in the classroom

My Students

I want to enrich my student's lives. Too often we use the same materials we have always used and those materials are worn out.

I teach 8th grade Science.

I have Four classes of gifted students, and two lower science classes. We are a magnet gifted and talented school based in North Carolina. Our school is in the high poverty area. As a former Language Arts teacher I am trying to promote literacy in the science classroom. Science has its own language....if students learn the vocabulary they do better in class.

My Project

We use our current worn out dictionaries daily. Whenever we encounter a word we don't know....someone looks it up and shares with the class. However, our current dictionaries are missing pages which makes it hard to be the first one who has the correct answer.

I am trying to teach children to be better readers in the science classroom and to instill that learning is lifelong.

Reading and literacy is important in any subject, and it's important that students are not limited to textbooks in their classroom.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The American Heritage Student Science Dictionary • Amazon $16.20 18 $291.60
The American Heritage Science Dictionary • Amazon $7.98 18 $143.64

Materials cost

$435.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.24

Total project goal

$594.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.96

9 Donors

-$433.94

Donations toward project cost

-$399.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.47

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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10 donors10 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 175 students.

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