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Ms. Tse from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Read, Lead, Succeed!

My students need new books for the classroom library that works along with the new TC reading and writing curriculum.

  • $453 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Students in my classroom come from low-income families in Chinatown, Manhattan of NY. My classroom is an ICT class with a mix of English Language Learners and students with disabilities. My students all have different learning needs and academic levels. It becomes difficult planning activities for them to work on individually or to collaborate in small groups. Elementary school years are very important. A strong foundation should be implemented for these students. My students' small accomplishments mean the world to them; it helps them boost their self-confidence and self-esteem.

My Project

Students in my class all love to read and have different interests, especially when it comes to book choices. I think having a new set of books for them to read in school or to take home will help motivate them to read more books.

Reading is important because it develops the mind, it helps readers discover new things, and it helps develop imagination.

Since my school is transitioning into a TC reading and writing curriculum, it would be great to have go-to books recommended by Jennifer Serravallo as well as Grade 1 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set and Grade 1 High Interest-Low Readability Set. Having these new books in the library can spark the interest of the various readers in a classroom of mixed learners.

Ms. Tse
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jennifer Serravallo Go-To Books for Writing - Grade 1 (15 Books) • AKJ Education $139.23 1 $139.23
Jennifer Serravallo Go-To Books - Grade 1 (15 Books) • AKJ Education $116.82 1 $116.82
Grade 1 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $58.27 1 $58.27
Grade 1 High Interest, Low Readability (10 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $34.98 1 $34.98

Materials cost

$349.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$384.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.86

Total project goal

$452.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$452.40

5 Donors

-$313.70

Donations toward project cost

-$266.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.05

match offer

-$138.69

Match offer toward project cost

-$117.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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