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Ms. Sparn from Ringgold GA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read All About It!!

Help me give my students a variety of books that deal with everything from ABC's to Biographies of famous people.

  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 12-15-year-old middle school students in a Self Contained MOID class. These students have a variety of intellectual, physical, and sensory impairments. Many of my students are focusing their time in school working on readiness skills as well as job-related skills. Some are working on functional academic skills.

Despite the challenges my students endure, they truly enjoy coming to school and learning.

They work hard and have a positive attitude. I strive to foster that enjoyment and create meaningful learning experiences for each of my students.

My students are curious about subjects, such as science and history. Because of their learning difficulties, they benefit from auditory activities such as listening to stories and books being read to them.

My Project

I would love to fill my classroom library with biographies that celebrate history makers. The books I chose include those who influenced science and/or history but are no longer alive, such as Walt Disney, Helen Keller, Susan B. Anthony, and others.

Because reading is such a challenge for my students, these books would be ones I would read aloud.

I read to my students every day so the books chosen would be appealing and interesting to them. The books will not only provide my students with science and/or history information, but they would be beneficial for vocabulary and listening comprehension skills.

Ms. Sparn
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Should Danny Do? School Day (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
ABC's for Boys (Alphabet Book, Baby Book, Children's Book, Toddler Book) • Amazon Business $11.43 1 $11.43
The Book with No Pictures • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Diary of a Fly • Amazon Business $8.71 1 $8.71
Touch and Feel: Fire Engine • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58
Who Was Milton Hershey? • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Who Was Susan B. Anthony? • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Who Was Walt Disney? • Amazon Business $5.62 1 $5.62
Who Was Helen Keller? • Amazon Business $5.01 1 $5.01
Who Was Amelia Earhart? • Amazon Business $4.90 1 $4.90
Who Was H. J. Heinz? • Amazon Business $4.89 1 $4.89
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Mister Rogers? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Sam Walton? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Big Frank's Fire Truck (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Who Is Jane Goodall? (Who Was?) • Amazon Business $3.87 1 $3.87

Materials cost

$107.12

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.79

Total project goal

$171.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.91

2 Donors

-$85.96

Donations toward project cost

-$73.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.89

match offer

-$85.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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