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Ms. Santucci from Schiller Park IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rapid Readers

Help me give my students books and comfortable seats to read them in!

  • $384 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are enthusiastic about coming to school each day and I am just as eager to see them. They are curious about the world around them and love to dive into a good book.

My students come from diverse backgrounds and our classroom shares many different cultures.

This allows us to create a strong and inclusive classroom community. My students are passionate and dedicated learners. My goal is to provide them with the necessary resources to help them grow and succeed this year.

My Project

My 5th graders are rapid readers! They have already read many of the books in our small classroom library. In order to keep students motivated to read, I want to provide them with a variety book choices. I also want to provide a comfortable space for students to read those books.

Students are working on self assessment and accountability during independent reading by using reading logs.

We have been working hard this year on reading stamina. The students have done an amazing job so far this year and I know they will continue to do so. A larger classroom library and a comfortable place to read will ensure students continue to become avid readers.

Ms. Santucci
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 4-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00
Newbery Classroom Library Builder: Grades 3+ (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
STEAM Pack: Grades 3-6 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $20.00 1 $20.00

Materials cost

$274.98

Vendor shipping charges

$16.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$325.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.46

Total project goal

$383.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$383.06

6 Donors

-$332.18

Donations toward project cost

-$283.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.08

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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